Winter Bird Count at the Lower Merion Conservancy -January 3 - jroosevelt@kw.com, Janice Roosevelt, Kelelr Williams PA & DE

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Winter Bird Count  LOWER MERION CONSERVANCY

Sunday, January 3, 8:30 AM
Rolling Hill Park, 1301 Rose Glen Road, Gladwyne

Free!
Audience: Adults, children ages 2 & up
Join experienced BirdWatch volunteers for our 15th annual winter bird count. We'll gather at the Conservancy cottage and split into teams to count winter resident birds at Rolling Hill Park, Saunders Woods, Riverbend and Flat Rock Park. Search for woodpeckers, juncos, water birds, hawks and many more species. Afterwards, we'll convene at the Conservancy cottage and share our results over hot chocolate, coffee and donuts. Birders of all ages and levels welcome. Co-sponsored by Riverbend Environmental Education Center.

Meet at the Conservancy's cottage in Rolling Hill Park.

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Out of This World: Hot Topics in Astronomy

Thursday, January 14, 7:45 PM

Waverly Heights, 1400 Waverly Road, Gladwyne

Free!
Audience: Adults, children ages 14 & up
Water on the moon! Vampire stars! New planets with oxygen atmospheres! Derrick Pitts, the Franklin Institute's chief astronomer and host of WHYY's SkyTalk, rockets in for an illustrated presentation on the latest exciting developments in space, our final frontier. From the search for extraterrestrial life to new images from the Hubble space telescope, from black holes to butterflies in space, and possible manned missions to Mars, Derrick brings you up-to-date on all the latest and greatest news from space.

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Family Fun: Animal Tracks, Signs, and...Poop!

Saturday, January 23, 9:00 AM
Rolling Hill Park, 1301 Rose Glen Road, Gladwyne

$4/person, $10/family
Audience: Adults, children ages 4 & up
Get the scoop on poop, learn how to identify tricky tracks, and tune your eyes to detect the subtle signs of the feathered and furred animals that live around us. We'll practice animal gaits, construct a simple tracking stick, giggle over animal droppings (chocolate sprinkles, anyone?), and sharpen our senses before we take to the trails to scout out tracks and solve a fun mystery. Dress in layers appropriate for inside and outside play. Park in the public parking lot in Rolling Hill Park and meet at the Conservancy's cottage.

Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Program runs from 9:00-11:00 a.m.

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Winter Trek 1: Wander the Woods: Turtle Hollow to Saunders Woods

Saturday, January 30, 10:00 AM
Meet at Richie Ashburn Field, Youngsford Road, Gladwyne

Free!
Audience: Adults and children 8 & up
Loop through Gladwyne along creekside paths and forested trails from Richie Ashburn Field, through Henry Lane Park, to Saunders Woods. After hot chocolate in the barn, return via the old Johnson estate and the Waverly woods. Bridlewild Trails Association manages an extensive trail network throughout Lower Merion for hikers, horseback riders, and outdoor enthusiasts. Join BTA leaders Bonnie Perry, Jan Goren, and Vickie Babish on a lovely trek providing a backwoods view of Gladwyne.

Wear sturdy shoes and meet at the Richie Ashburn field parking lot on Youngsford Road (near Lafayette Road) in Gladwyne.

Groundhog Festival! A Knee High Naturalists Event

Tuesday, February 2, 1:30 PM
Rolling Hill Park, 1301 Rose Glen Road, Gladwyne

$10/child, adult free, includes materials
Audience: Children ages 3-6 accompanied by an adult
Celebrate Groundhog Day (and shadows!) with games, crafts, scavenger hunts, and outdoor fun. Play games like "toss the groundhog" to send the famous Phil back into his home for the rest of winter, learn about animal adaptations for winter, and make a weather-predicting groundhog to take home. It's a brisk afternoon of winter adventures as we anticipate the arrival of spring with fun, food, and friends. Dress for outdoor activities!

Program runs from 1:30-3:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required.

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Winter Trek 2: A Plant Explorer's Garden

Saturday, February 6, 10:00 AM
Henry Foundation, 801 Stony Lane, Gladwyne

Free!
Audience: Adults and children 8 & up
Discover the sights and sounds of the winter landscape in a garden created by renowned botanist Mary Gibson Henry (1884-1967), where plants grow naturally in the woodland hillside landscape. Enjoy the fragrance of witch hazels, the stillness of the woods, the cheerful rushing of streams, and the warm colors of the field grasses. Susan Treadway, director of the Foundation and granddaughter of Mary Henry, leads the walk.

Park along the driveway near the Botanic Garden office.

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Winter Birds at the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge  FOLLOW ME ON TWITTER

Sunday, February 7, 9:00 AM
J.H.W.Refuge, 86th St. & Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia

Free!
Audience: Adults, children ages 10 & up
Looking for a new place to bird this winter? Accompany us to the John Heinz Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum and discover the birds that reside in and around the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania. Gregg Gorton, LMC bird monitor and Tinicum volunteer, leads a search for unusual sparrows, rough-legged hawks, and winter wrens, all of which have been spotted in the past. In addition, we may see saw-whet owls!

Be prepared with clothing appropriate for windy winter conditions. Meet near the Cusano Environmental Education Center front desk.

Great Estates: Mansions on the Main Line



Thursday, February 11, 7:45 PM
Waverly Heights, 1400 Waverly Road, Gladwyne

Free!
Audience: Adults, children ages 12 & up
The Main Line is filled with astonishing Gilded Age castles built by the captains of industry using the acclaimed architects of the time-Frank Furness, William Lightfoot Price, Addison Hutton. Conservancy director Mike Weilbacher gives us a visual tour of these Main Line mansions using both modern and old photographs, and tells some of the stories behind their construction. Of special focus will be Alexander Cassatt's Cheswold, Henry Gibson's Maybrook, Alan Wood's Woodmont, Isaac Clothier's Ballytore, Percival Robert's Penshurst, legendarily destroyed in fit of pique, and many others, some long gone, some still wonderfully with us today.

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