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Celebrate Wildwood

Saturday, September 25, 2021 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Cost: Free

Help celebrate Wildwood Park with a nature-themed afternoon! Learn about butterflies, birds and more. Participate in pumpkin painting, children’s crafts, live musical entertainment with “Mr. Hyson” & folk duo “Strings on Wings”, guided walks and new this year live environmental lecture speakers. There’s something for the whole family!

Olewine Pavilion Environmental Lecture Schedule

Lecture #1: 11:00am – 11:30am “Biology & Management of a New Invasive Pest: Spotted Lanternfly” with Penn State Extension Horticulture Educator/Master Gardener Coordinator, Catherine Scott

Lecture #2: 11:40am – 12:10pm “Fall Foliage in PA” with DCNR Natural Resource Program Specialist, Ryan Reed

Lecture #3: 12:20pm – 12:50pm “We Can Make a Difference: Getting Started with Native Plants.” with Master Gardener, Dana Christensen

Lecture #4: 1:00pm – 1:30pm “PA Turtles” with PA Fish & Boat Commission Fisheries Biologist, Josh Brown

Break for 30 minutes

Lecture#5: 2:00pm – 2:30pm “Recreational Opportunities in South Central PA” with DCNR Recreation and Interpretation Program Coordinator, Christine Ticehurst

Lecture #6: 2:40pm – 3:10pm “The Susquehanna River” with Susquehanna River Basin Commission Professional Geologist, Pierre MaCoy

Lecture #7: 3:20pm – 3:50pm “Wildwood Lake Restoration Update” with Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc, Jake Hoffman

Lecture Schedule

Guided Walk Schedule

Birdwalk: 8:30am – 10:00am with Ali Bowling, President of Appalachian Audubon Society

Art Heals Walk: 1:00pm – 2:30pm with Nancy Mendez, Susquehanna Art Museum Board of Directors

Tree Walk: 2:00pm – 3:00pm with Savanna Lenker, Wildwood Environmental Educator

Family Discovery Walk: 3:00pm – 4:00pm with Savanna Lenker, Wildwood Environmental Educator

Music Schedule

“Mr. Hyson” 11:00am – 12:00pm

Folk Duo “Strings on Wings” 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Guided Walks & Music Schedule

Silent Auction

The Friends of Wildwood will hold a Silent Auction from 11:00am – 4:00pm inside the Nature Center.

Silent Auction Flyer