Come see Nature By The Yard at these public programs. Call the hosting organization for registration information and to make reservations.

Please Note: Many of the programs I am currently doing are for schools and other organized groups.   They will not appear in this calendar since they are not for public attendance.  Thank you so much for your support.

If you have an organized group, and are interested in a program, please click on the “contact us” button found throughout this web site.  

Recycle Your Holiday Cards Saturday Jan. 21 3-4pm. If you’ve ever received a holiday card that was so lovely, you wished there was some way to put it to good use, then do I have a program for you! Join me at Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve and I’ll show you how to fold  your holiday cards and calendars into beautiful origami boxes!  Material list: large cards and/or calendars, scissors, ruler, pencil.  Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve.  Registration required by January 19.  215.862.2924.  Fee

Nature Sleuths: Winter Wonders.  Sunday’s February 5, 12, 19 and 26  2-3pm.  Kids ages 5-7.  Winter is so quiet and full of surprises, its a great time of year to visit the Arboretum.  Your kids will love exploring the great outdoors while having fun in nature.  Join me for a close look at how the plants and animals that call Morris Arboretum home, survive and thrive in winter.  Each session will focus on a particular topic of the natural world, delving into how it fits into the Arboretum’s web of life. Then, back inside, we will create a take home art project related to our outdoor adventure. Dress for the weather we will be outdoors for at least part of the time.   Fee.  Morris Arboretum <http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/index.shtml>

Seeds to Sprouts, Spring Adventures Kids ages 2-4 years and their adult caregivers.  Is your toddler a budding naturalist? Join me this fall for a series of outdoor adventures designed to introduce the children and their caregivers to the wonders of the natural world! Each session will include a guided exploration through the Arboretum and a craft to take home.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Dress for the outdoors and for the weather.  Class size limited to 15. Fee. Morris Arboretum <http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/index.shtml>  Sign up for one or both sessions.  Each class is a new adventure!

Session I Mondays March 13-April 17 10:30am-11:30am.   

Session II Mondays April 24-June 5*** 10:30am-11:30am

***No Class May 1

 

Frog Slog Friday April 21 7-8:30pm Bring the family and learn all about our amphibian friends as they migrate to the ponds to breed.  Visit with live representatives up close, then we will venture out with headlamps to search for breeding frogs and toads.  Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve.  Reservations required. 215.862.2924.  Fee

Nature Sleuths: Spring into Action!.  Sunday’s May 21-June 11  2-3pm.  Kids ages 5-7.  Spring is hopping at the Arboretum!   Join me for a close look at the plants and animals that call the Morris Arboretum home. Each session will focus on a particular topic of the natural world, delving into how it fits into the Arboretum’s web of life. Then, back inside, we will create a take home art project related to our outdoor adventure. Dress for the weather we will be outdoors for at least part of the time.   Fee.  Morris Arboretum <http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/index.shtml>