Bucktoe Creek Preserve Events

Free Time Adventures in Nature

Date: 
Repeats every week until Thu Aug 21 2014 .
Registration: 
Visit The Land Conservancy's website: http://tlcforscc.org/education/education-programs/
Cost: 
$5 TLC members; $10 non-members.
Location: 
Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA)
Description: 

Looking for an interactive outdoor nature activity for your children before school begins? Join us for six days of fun in the sun at Bucktoe Creek Preserve. Each nature walk through the preserve will involve an activity such as letterboxing, salamander searches, skipping stones and a special adventure to the Delaware Steam Car Museum on Thursday August 14th! Please pack a lunch and drop-off promptly at 10:00 a.m. Snacks/drinks provided. Register ASAP – limited spots available.

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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.

Sky Tour

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

Enjoy an evening on the preserve learning and looking at the skies above with the Chester County Astronomical Society!

Warm Season Grass Hike

Registration: 
The Land Conservancy's website: http://tlcforscc.org/education/education-programs/
Cost: 
$5 TLC members; $10 non-members
Location: 
Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA 19311)
Description: 

By creating a yard with vegetation that offers food and cover, you can create a refuge for
several wildlife species! Switchgrass & big bluestem 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.

Sharing Nature with Children

Registration: 
Visit www.tlcforscc.org, call 610-347-0347 x 104, email education@tlcforscc.org
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 Saturday or Sunday of every month from May – September 2014.

Edible Plant Forage

Registration: 
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Cost: 
$10 TLC members; $15 non-members
Location: 
BCP address: 432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311.
Description: 

Don't miss the final hike of the Wild Foraging Series with Lee Peterson, author of the Peterson Field Guide to Wild Edible Plants of Eastern & Central America. Learn ways to gather, prepare, and most importantly, identify wild edible plants. Enjoy a light spread of wild edibles at the conclusion of the walk.