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Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

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Wellness Saturday: Yoga in the Greenhouse

Yoga allows us to focus on our body and mind while improving core strength and flexibility. This month’s beginner yoga class will take place in our greenhouse and will be led by local yoga instructor Kelly Miller. Please bring a...
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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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Winterfest for Wildlife: A Fundraiser for the Wildlife Clinic

It’s a day of wildlife-themed fun: face-painting, nature crafts, winter wildlife hikes, and talks on both urban wildlife and how animals survive winter. As the event supports our Wildlife Clinic, check out our website for suggestions on gifts to bring...
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?Wellness Saturday: Forest? ?Bathing? ?

Shinrin-Yoku, which translates to “forest bathing,” is a traditional Japanese form of nature therapy. From the immune boosts of calming compounds given off by trees to the improved mood, energy, and overall well-being offered, forest bathing helps us find healing through...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

Work together to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy by providing service. Community members as well as Nature Preschool families past and present are invited to join us as we work on service projects aimed at protecting the health...
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Giants of the Forest

During this guided hike, we’ll see some of the biggest trees in our forest—some over 13’ around! Learn how to identify these trees based on their winter characteristics, such as shape and bark pattern. As we walk past old fields...
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Restoration Volunteer Workday

Help us to improve the health and biodiversity of our forest while getting to know the property, connecting with nature, and making new friends. On workdays, volunteers will remove invasive plants and help to improve our trails.   We recommend...
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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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