Bucktoe Creek Preserve Events

Sunday Bird Walks

Date: 
Repeats every week until Sun Dec 28 2014 .
Registration: 
Please visit the Delaware Nature Society website to register! <a href="http://delawarenaturesociety.org/contact.html">Click here</a>. Or contact office@bucktoecreekpreserve.org
Cost: 
FREE
Location: 
Bucktoe Creek Preserve: 432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA.
Description: 

Hike with a DNS staff member through the meadows and woodlands of Bucktoe Creek Preserve every Sunday at 8:00 am.

Family Campout

Registration: 
Visit DNS website to register: <a href="http://delawarenaturesociety.org/seasonal_progs.html">click here.</a>
Cost: 
$25 member household; $35 non-member household. $10 member; $15 non-member.
Location: 
432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311.
Description: 

Try camping at the Bucktoe Creek Preserve where you will find a beautiful landscape, group activities, and helpful camping instructor/naturalists. Take a night hike and listen for owls in the forest. In the morning, explore the forests and meadows of the preserve as we take a walk to find wildlife. We will provide a fun snack for the campfire and breakfast. Bring your own bag dinner. Use your own tent or borrow ours. Or, stay in an Adirondack shelter or hut.

Children's Birding Event

Registration: 
Visit DNS website: <a href="http://delawarenaturesociety.org/seasonal_progs.html">click here.</a>. Or contact office@bucktoecreekpreserve.org
Cost: 
Free
Location: 
432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA 19311.
Description: 

Take a short bird walk to find birds of all shapes and sizes and learn how to tell one kind from another. A snack will be available after the walk. If you attend, we encourage you to become a member of DNS if you are not already.

Wildflower Walk

Registration: 
Please visit: http://tlcforscc.org/education/education-programs/ or contact office@bucktoecreekpreserve.org or 610-347-0347 ext 104.
Cost: 
$10 TLC members; $15 non-members
Location: 
Bucktoe Creek Preserve's address is 432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311.
Description: 

Spring beauty, Nodding Trillium, Wild Geranium — what do all of these names have in common? They are wildflowers found blooming at Bucktoe Creek Preserve! Botanist, Janet Ebert, will be leading a walk through the preserve to help you with simple and cleaver ways to identify all of the common wildflowers found throughout the spring season.

Living History Hike

Registration: 
www.tlcforscc.org, education@tlcforscc.org, 610-347-0347 x 104
Cost: 
$5 TLC members; $10 non-members.
Location: 
Meeting location is at the Chandler Mill Bridge. Park along Chandler Mill Road at the SE of the preserve. An address will be provided to those who are registered.
Description: 

tart at the Chandler Mill Bridge to learn of the history and current issues surrounding the bridge, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Then hike to the Bucktoe Cemetery, an African American Burial Site of Civil War Troops, for a look at the ruins from the village known as Timbuktu. Join this unique tour of significant historical sites within Chester County led by Architectural Historian, Jane Dorchester.

Sharing Nature with Children

Registration: 
Visit www.tlcforscc.org or contact education@tlcforscc.org/610-347-0347 x 104.
Cost: 
$5 TLC members; $10 non-members.
Location: 
432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311
Description: 

Explore the wonders of nature by engaging your child in different activities each month to awaken their natural senses. A light refreshment will be provided. This program runs the first weekend of every month from May – September 2014. Other dates include; Saturdays 8/2 and 9/6 and Sundays 6/8 and 7/6. Cost: $5 TLC members; $10 non-members. Click here to register!

Cool Season Grass Hike

Registration: 
Visit www.tlcforscc.org or contact education@tlcforscc.org/610-347-0347 x 104
Cost: 
$10 TLC members; $15 non-members.
Location: 
432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311.
Description: 

By creating a yard with vegetation that offers food and cover, you can create a refuge for several wildlife species! Bluegrasses & fescues are just two of the grasses we’ll identify, characterize for your own interests, and understand their role in the ecosystem. Botanist, Janet Ebert will be leading the hike through class I meadows at Bucktoe Creek Preserve.

Medicinal Plant Walk

Registration: 
Visit www.tlcforscc.org or contact education@tlcforscc.org/610-347-0347 x 104
Cost: 
$10 TLC members; $15 non-members.
Location: 
432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311.
Description: 

Kick-off TLC’s first part of the Wild Foraging Series by identifying medicinal plants found in nature and learning about their healing properties. April’s own handcrafted herbal products will be available for purchase!

Sharing Nature with Children

Registration: 
Visit www.tlcforscc.org or contact education@tlcforscc.org/610-347-0347 x 104
Cost: 
$5 TLC members; $10 non-members.
Location: 
432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA
Description: 

Explore the wonders of nature by engaging your child in different activities each month to awaken their natural senses. A light refreshment will be provided. This program runs the first weekend of every month from May – September 2014. Other dates include; Saturdays 8/2 and 9/6 and Sundays 6/8 and 7/6.

Sharing Nature with Children

Registration: 
Visit www.tlcforscc.org or contact education@tlcforscc.org/610-347-0347 x 104
Cost: 
$5 TLC members; $10 non-members.
Location: 
432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311.
Description: 

Explore the wonders of nature by engaging your child in different activities each month to awaken their natural senses. A light refreshment will be provided. This program runs the first weekend of every month from May – September 2014. Other dates include; Saturdays 8/2 and 9/6 and Sundays 6/8 and 7/6. Cost: $5 TLC members; $10 non-members. Click here to register!

Overnight in Nature

Registration: 
DNS website: https://www.delawarenaturesociety.org/DNS/Events/Registration/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=W14_066_BK#.UzB60yjMcsF
Cost: 
Member/Non-Member: $25/$35 (per household) — Member/Non-Member: $10/$15 (individual registration).
Location: 
432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311
Description: 

Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 4:00 PM – Sunday, July 27, 2014 until 11:00 AM. Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA).

Try camping at the Bucktoe Creek Preserve with TLC & the Delaware Nature Society where you will find a beautiful landscape, your own private camping spot, group activities, and helpful camping instructors/naturalists. Take a night hike and listen for owls in the forest. In the morning, explore the forests and meadows of the preserve as we take a walk to find wildlife. We will provide a fun snack for the camp fire and breakfast. Bring your own bag dinner. Use your own tent or borrow ours. Or, stay in an Adirondack shelter or hut (limited quantity, please call (302) 239-2334 or email DNSINFO@delawarenaturesociety.org to reserve)