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Owl Prowl

Mysterious and silent, owls have intrigued people for generations with their elusive nature, hunting prowess, and physical beauty. Although these nocturnal creatures are rarely seen, with careful attention, traces of them can be found throughout Pennsylvania forests and fields. We’ll...
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Winter Bird Census

With leaves falling and the forest turning into a blanket of white snow, it becomes a great time for bird watching. Birds need to be active and feeding in order to stay warm in blistering winter temperatures, and the contrast...
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Birdseed Sale

Save on birdseed, seed mixes, and suet—in quantities from 4 to 50 lb. bags. Members receive 20% off birdseed and non-members receive 10% off birdseed. To ensure you get the quantity you need, place an order in advance by calling...
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Winter Bird Census

Become a citizen scientist in one of the Schuylkill Center’s longest-running programs- counting winter birds. Beginners pair up with experienced birders to find nuthatches, chickadees, red-tailed hawks, even the occasional bald eagle. Warm drinks and donuts provided while we share...
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Fall Native Plant Sale

Stock up for fall at The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education! Replenish your garden with native trees, shrubs, grasses like Indian Grass and Big Bluestem, and fall-blooming wildflowers like goldenrod, asters, and alumroot—all perfect for migrating birds and insects. Members...
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Sustainable Travels

Ecotourism in Costa Rica: Journey in Photos

Being environmentally conscious isn’t just about waste reduction and carbon offsets. Admiring our planet’s aesthetic beauty and complexity plays an important role as well – it gives us a reason to keep it intact. Today, ecotourism in Costa Rica is thriving. Ecotourism continues to be Costa Rica’s largest foreign exchange earner, surpassing other exports such as pineapples, bananas, and coffee. Tourists from around the world travel to Costa Rica to visit the country's many national parks and beaches. It's no wonder – Costa Rica has the largest percentage of protected land in the world. Find out more about Alex's trip (And see the GORGEOUS pics) - after the jump!
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