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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…

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…

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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.” The monthly schedule for…

Spring Season Family Trail Hike

Appalachian Trail PA

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

Geology Rocks! Program with Jeri Jones

Church of the Apostles 336 Barnett Avenue, Waynesboro, PA

Geologist Jeri Jones In partnership with the Franklin Co. Rock & Mineral Club Geologist Jeri Jones returns to present another FUN, fascinating look into our shared geological history.  Attend in…

Geology Field Trip: A Geologic Drive Around the Neighborhood 

Lee's Headquarters 401 Buford Ave, Gettysburg, PA

Devil's Racecourse, also known as Raven Rock Boulder Field A Geologic Drive Around the Neighborhood  Geologist Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services will lead a field trip, “A Geologic Drive…

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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.” The monthly schedule for…

Antietam Watershed Wonders: Nature Photographs

Join us for this joint program of the Antietam Watershed Association & The Institute. Online via ZOOM also available! Led by The Institute's Watershed Science Coordinator/Environmental Educator, Dave Graff. Explore…

Nature Photography Workshop

Photographer Dave Graff captured this group of deer on a rural property in the Waynesboro area. Learn about the techniques and practices of an expert nature photographer. Illustrated with a…