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  • Photography Walks
    Join local photographers, Fran and Harris Brown, on a leisurely 2 hour walk around the Pennypack Preserve, stopping to photograph the flora, fauna, and anything else that interests you.  We’ll discuss exposure, equipment, composition, and post-processing.  All skill levels are welcome, as are all camera types. The walk is limited to 8 participants. Click view category for date options
     
  • Pre-School Nature Club
    Bring your children ages 2-5 to enjoy nature-based lessons, activities and play using the Pennypack Preserve as a classroom.  Hike through meadows, skip over puddles and investigate wildlife. Nature Club, led by environmental educator Kevin Roth, is held the second Thursday of each month. Pre-registration is required. Meet outside of our Visitor’s Center (2955 Edge Hill Road) 10 minutes before the program begins. Click "View This Category" for member and non-member sign ups as well as date options. Members are $5; non-members $10 per family. 
     
  • Free-A-Tree (Volunteer Program)
    Join the Free-A-Tree Corps’ effort to rescue our vine-infested trees.  Bring leather work gloves and pruning shears (or borrow ours) and dress for outdoor work. We recommend sturdy footwear, gloves, long pants, and a water bottle. Meet outside of our Visitor’s Center (2955 Edge Hill Road) 10 minutes before the program begins. Click "View This Category" for date options. Free.
     
  • Fall Foliage Walk
    Nothing is more lovely in the Fall than taking a stroll through the woods to admire the brilliantly colored tree foliage. Here at the Trust, thanks to our restoration efforts, our forests host a diverse array native trees displaying foliage in a wide spectrum of reds, oranges and yellows. Join our Research and Restoration Coordinator, Maria Paula Mugnani on a hike through the woods learn the names of these tree species and how to identify them.
     
  • Signs of Autumn Walk 2021
    The changing leaves, animals preparing for winter, fall flowers – these are all signs of autumn.  Walk the trails with naturalist Dana Ward to discover Pennypack’s fall sights and sounds.
     
  • Train Crash Walk
    December 5th – Train Crash Walk, Sunday, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    On December 5, 1921, a head-on train collision near the Creek Road Bridge killed 27 passengers and crew members and injured 70 others.  Learn more about this catastrophe on the 100-year anniversary that led the Interstate Commerce Commission to recommend major changes in passenger railcar construction during a 45-minute presentation in the Church Hall at The Lord’s New Church. Then take a 1-mile (at most) guided hike to the crash site and back led by David Rowland.  Hike includes a stretch of Montgomery County’s new flat and level Pennypack Trail.  Co-sponsored by Old York Road Historical Society. Pre-registration required. Pennypack Trust and Old York Road Historical Society Members free; non-members $10. This program is at The Lord’s New Church (1725 Huntingdon Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006). Park near the playground when you come in off of Huntingdon Road.
     
  • Birding Trip to Edwin Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (AKA Brigantine National Wildlife Refuge)
    Saturday, November 20th
    8:00 AM
    Price: FREE
     
  • New Moon Night Hike
    Join Kevin Roth, Education and Outreach Coordinator, for an exploration of the Pennypack Preserve at night during the New Moon.  Take advantage of this program to experience the Pennypack Preserve in complete darkness. This program is limited to 10 participants.
     
  • The White-Tailed Rut Walk
    The term “rut” is often used to describe a boring, monotonous routine.  But when talking about white-tailed deer, “rut” means something completely different:  it refers to all behavior and activities associated with the breeding season.  Learn how white-tailed deer rut and look for signs of mating activity such as primary scrapes and licked branches during a walk with Pennypack groundskeeper Kirk Laule and Executive Director Chris Mendel.  This program is geared for adults and is limited to 15 participants
     
  • A New Future for the Trust
    Tuesday, November 16th
    7:00 PM
    Price: FREE
     

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