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Birding Field Trip: Short-eared Owls in Gettysburg

Gettysburg Battlefield 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg

Short-eared Owl in flight at Gettysburg. Photo by Dave Graff. Notice: The January 22 event is full. Contact Dave Graff (dave@natureandcultureinstitute.org) to join a second trip scheduled for Saturday, February…

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Winter Season Family Trail Hike

Appalachian Trail PA

THE JANUARY 30 HIKE IS CANCELLED. Parking areas at the trail heads are not plowed, the trail has ice under the snow, and another storm is in the forecast…please plan…

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WINTER, SPRING, SUMMER & FALL “SOAR” Bird Walks

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for…

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Birding Field Trip: Short-eared Owls in Gettysburg

Gettysburg Battlefield 1195 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg

Short-eared Owl in flight at Gettysburg. Photo by Dave Graff. Notice: The January 22 event is full. Contact Dave Graff (dave@natureandcultureinstitute.org) to join a second trip scheduled for Saturday, February…

Astronomy Program: The Astronomer’s Disappearing Sky

Dr. Laurence Marschall, Professor of Physics Emeritus, Gettysburg College, returns to The Institute annually to discuss a topic of astronomical interest. Dr. Marschall has provided fun, educational and entertaining astronomy…

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SPRING, SUMMER, FALL & WINTER “SOAR” Bird Walks

SOAR (“Studying Ornithology Around the Region”) bird walks IMPORTANT: Locations rotate year-round among several parks in the region, with Waynesboro’s Antietam Meadow Park as “home base.” See monthly schedule for…

Creatures of the Night: Owl Walk for Age 15 & Up

Pine Hill Recreation Area 12684 Mentzer Gap Rd, Waynesboro

This event has been cancelled due to weather. If it is rescheduled again, we will post it here. The Owl Walk (originally set for Feb. 3) has been re-scheduled for…

Winter Season Family Trail Hike

Appalachian Trail PA

The Naturalist Series of Outdoor Programs Enjoy our series of Appalachian Trail Hikes, planned for the last Sunday of each month, January–May 2022 Hike with us along a portion of…

Telescope Clinic—Learn How to Use Your Telescope!

Church of the Apostles 336 Barnett Avenue, Waynesboro

Dan Kaminsky of the Tri-State Astronomers checks out a telescope. In partnership with the Tri-State Astronomers Club, The Institute is hosting a telescope clinic on Saturday, March 5 from 10…