Don't miss out on Maple Madness - this March at Audubon! Click here for registration information!
We have a fun and engaging programs lined up for all ages! Be sure to join us for Birds and More Naturalist-led Walks, every Tuesday at Buffalo Creek Nature Park; Wednesday at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve; and Thursday at Succop Nature Park. Walks begin at 9 am. Visit our events calendar for more information on the walks.
Early Signs of Spring (Beechwood) - March 5 at 12 pm at Beechwood. When will spring arrive? It may already be here! Let's look for the first glimpses of spring on our trails.
Early Signs of Spring (Succop) - March 5 at 12 pm at Succop Nature Park. When will spring arrive? It may already be here! Let's look for the first glimpses of spring on our trails.
Early Signs of Spring (Buffalo Creek Nature Park) - March 5 at 12 pm at Buffalo Creek Nature Park. When will spring arrive? It may already be here! Let's look for the first glimpses of spring on our trails.
Preschool: Fledglings Down the Maple Trail (Succop) – March 8 at Succop Nature Park from 10 – 11:15 am. Give your 3-5 year old a head start on a lifetime of loving the outdoors. You and your preschooler will share a seasonal story, activities and a walk. Advance registration is required - $4 per member child and $8 for nonmember; an adult caregiver attends for free. Dress for the weather!
Preschool: Fledglings Down the Maple Trail (Buffalo Creek Nature Park) – March 9 at Buffalo Creek Nature Park from 10 – 11:15 am. See the description above!
Beechwood After School Series - March 9 at Beechwood; 4:30 to 6:00. This after-school program exploring Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve serves as the perfect respite from an overload of screen time.
Preschool: Fledglings Down the Maple Trail (Beechwood) – March 10 at Beechwood from 10 – 11:15 am. See the description above!
Maximizing Habitat with Native Layered Gardens (Online) - March 12 at 7 pm. You can increase the habitat value and beauty of your outdoor space by incorporating native plants in a layered approach. Join Audubon to explore native species from each layer, including propagation, plant care, special value to wildlife and people, and common pests and diseases. This is a two-part series. The February 26 program will focus on sunny layered gardens and the March 12 program (register separately) will focus on shady layered gardens – join for one or both! Free. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85615224548
Frogs of Western Pennsylvania (Online) - March 14 at 7 pm. How do frogs survive the winter? Is it true that they can breathe through their skin? Western Pennsylvania has a fascinating number of frog species, with distinct ecologies and calls. This program will discuss a number of different local frog species, their life histories, as well as their distinct calls. Free. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85869548699
Passenger Pigeons: From Billions to None (Online) - March 15 at 7 pm. At one time in North America, Passenger Pigeons were the continent’s most abundant bird species. Some flocks would takes days to pass over, and even into the 1860s were be recorded to number in the billions. Yet by 1914 the last Passenger Pigeon died and the species went extinct. This program covers the conservation tale of this species and the reasons for why it was ultimately doomed to extinction. Free. Online only, Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81919065729
Pond Management (Online) - March 17 at 7 pm. Ponds are a popular landscape feature across Pennsylvania, but surveys show that more than 75% of pond owners have problems with nuisance aquatic plants, algae, wildlife, or water quality issues. Many of these problems can be best managed with simple actions. Join ASWP and Penn State Extension to discuss some of the causes of common pond problem and best practices to help maximize the habitat value of your pond or lake. Free. Online Only. Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89065222558
Hot Toddies and Herbs - March 18 at Buffalo Creek Nature Park at 6:30 pm. Tired of winter? Need to plant something as a reminder that Spring is coming? At this program, you’ll meet Erica Peiffer, owner of Gnome Grown Gardens and enjoy some refreshments, learn about starting herbs indoors, and plant a selection of herb seeds for your own garden. Learn more about how Erica got started and how she creates her special herbal tea blends. $30 per member, $40 per nonmember
Beechwood After School Series - March 23 at Beechwood; 4:30 to 6:00. This after-school program exploring Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve serves as the perfect respite from an overload of screen time.
Buffalo Creek: State of the Watershed (Online) - March 23 at 6:30 pm. The Buffalo Creek Watershed and Important Bird Area contains some of the best habitat in our region. Join us to learn more about this ecological gem, conservation, and education that ASWP and it’s volunteers have been able to accomplish over the past year, and give us your input to help guide our future work. Free. Online only. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83958009137
Pymatuning Bird Outing - March 27 from 8 am - noon. Pymatuning State Park represents one of the best places in Pennsylvania to observe migrating waterfowl and raptors like Bald Eagles. Participants will meet at the parking lot at the Linesville Spillway. Contact Chris Kubiak at email@example.com for more information. Registration required. $5 member; $10 nonmember.
Stories Around the Fire - March 27 at 1 pm at Buffalo Creek Nature Park. There’s something about telling a story while you sit around the fire. Join us as we grab a cup of cocoa or hot cider and gather around the fire. We will tell a story and then do a participant story where you have a chance to add to the adventure.