Upcoming Events

Upcoming Programs & Events

All programs are free and open to the public, except when noted. If advance registration is specified please contact us at ggroebel@radnorconservancy.org or by phone at 610-688-8202. If you would like to discuss how you can assist the Radnor Conservancy’s Education Committee, please email us at the above email address.

Save The Date – Upcoming 2018 Programs

*NEW DATE Rescheduled to Saturday August 25th (8:30am – 10:30am)  Bat Box Building: A Hands-on Workshop Dan Meier – Senior Civil Engineer & Project Manager Duffield Associates, Inc. 

In this hands-on workshop, participants will construct a bat box as they learn about the importance of bats to our regional ecosystem. Bats are beneficial because they significantly reduce the number of insects in our backyards. Bat houses provide a safe home for bats and are educational and fun. This class is not appropriate for children under 10, anyone below age 16 should be accompanied by an adult.

Pricing: $45 per class

*RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 6th  (10:00am – noon) Creutzburg Center Tree Tour with Radnor Township Arborist John Hosbach (Creutzburg Center Porch 260 Gulph Creek Road (in Harford Park) Radnor, PA Course fee$16 (Save $6 with MLSN Membership) http://www.mainlineschoolnight.org/CourseStatus.awp?&Course=18STT11067%20%20&DirectFrom=Schedule&Origin=Courses+Taught+by+John+Hosbach,++Jr

Take a guided tour of Radnor Township’s legendary property which dates back to 1881 when Judge John Innes Clark Hare built his Furness-designed summer home which is now the Creutzburg Center. See outstanding examples of trees and artifacts which still survive on the 30 acre property which was given to the Township by the Hare family as part of the open space program.

RC-upcoming-courses-2018-v6 (1)* May 10, 2018 (8:00am – 10:00am) – Birding with Phil Witmer and MLSN at Jenkins Arboretum (631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333) Course fee $16 (save $6 with MLSN membership) http://www.mainlineschoolnight.org/CourseStatus.awp?&course=18STT41067

Experience the exciting hobby of bird watching. Find out what you need and what’s new in field guides and electronic gadgets. Discuss the art and science of bird identification, as well as the best times and places to go. Walk will include birding basics and binocular training. Dress for the weather and be prepared to walk a trail. We will walk rain or shine. Any skill level welcome.

* May 17, 2018 (8:00am – 10:00am)  Birding with Phil Witmer and MLSN at Ithan Valley Park 642 S Ithan Ave Bryn Mawr, PA Course fee $16 (save $6 with MLSN membership) http://www.mainlineschoolnight.org/CourseStatus.awp?&course=18STT41066

Experience the exciting hobby of bird watching. Find out what you need and what’s new in field guides and electronic gadgets. Discuss the art and science of bird identification, as well as the best times and places to go. Walk will include birding basics and binocular training. Dress for the weather and be prepared to walk a trail. We will walk rain or shine. Any skill level welcome.

October 6, 2018 (9:00am – 11:00am)  Solitary Bee House: A Hands-on Workshop with Lowery Douglass, Assistant Horticulturist, Chanticleer

Gardeners can easily encourage solitary bees by providing artificial nest sites, sometimes called “bee houses”. In this hands-on workshop, participants will build their own bee house while learning about benefits of raising solitary bees. This class will bring attention to the benefits that solitary bees bring to our gardens. This class is not appropriate for children under 10, anyone below age 16 should be accompanied by an adult.

Pricing: $45 per class

October 20, 2018 (8:00am – 10:00am)  Beyond the Birdfeeder: What Birds Are Really Looking For in Your Yard with Steve Saffier – Audubon PA Program Manager,  Bird Friendly Communities

Class will begin with a walk to observe birds at Chanticleer and conclude with a presentation that reviews common birds of Pennsylvania, resource needs of these birds, migratory species and species of concern, and what to plant to attract specific birds. Participants will learn to identify key indicators that demonstrate whether a property is contributing to migratory and common bird populations and how they might improve their practices to do so.

Pricing: $35 per class

 


  VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Support the cleanup of our Radnor Township Parks. Join our cleanup team as a member of vine and invasive management corps (You’ll get an Awesome T-shirt = Giving Back to your Community). Meet new friends, get outside, share stories, and give our trees the breathing room they need. Please wear long pants and long sleeve shirts, tools are provided. Signup below! Stay tuned for 2018 cleanup dates!

May 12 2018 Comm Cleanup

*June 3 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm) Ithan Valley Park Trail Cleanup – 642 S Ithan Ave Bryn Mawr, PA We will provide tools. Please bring gloves and wear clothing suitable for a wooded area. Thank you!

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