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 2020 Programs

*February 8, 2010 at 10:00 am (Saturday) Preparing for the Great Backyard Bird Count (held at Radnor Memorial Library in the Windsor Room)

How can you and your family learn about birds and contribute to science? Get involved with the National Audubon Society’s Great Backyard Bird Count 2020! Phil Witmer, past president of the Delaware Valley Ornithological Club, will familiarize you with some of the common winter birds you may see in your backyard and show you how you can participate in the 2020 GBBC which takes place from Friday, February 14 through Monday, February 17. Raffle prizes courtesy of Lou Muth at Do It Best Hardware of Wayne.

This event is presented by Radnor Memorial Library, Radnor Conservancy, Bird Towns of Radnor and Tredyffrin/Easttown. 

*February 20, 2020 at 10:30am (Thursday – 1 hour) Winter Walk at Stoneleigh: a natural garden with Ethan Kauffman, Director (meet at 1829 County Line Rd, Villanova, PA 19085) You MUST register in advance – please email Gretchen Groebel at ggroebel@radnorconservancy.org Dress for the weather.

*February 25, 2020 at 7:00pm (Tuesday) Discover the Wonders of Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens with Tom Smarr, Executive Director Jenkins Arboretum at Radnor Memorial Library (Winsor Room) free event

Come hear Tom Smarr share the history of the Arboretum, as well as a glimpse of some of the interesting and unusual plants growing in the gardens. Smarr is the new Executive Director of Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens. Beginning with H.Lawrence and Elisabeth Phillippe Jenkins, the property has been home to many passionate and adventurous gardeners. Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is open every day of the year with free admission, and has become a destination for casual visitors and avid gardeners alike. Tom Smarr will discuss a bit about the history of making the gardens, the cool plants growing in the gardens, and future projects for visitors to enjoy. Radnor Memorial Library is our cosponsor.

*March 28, 2020 from 1:00-2:30pm Nature Class at Mill Dam (Held at Mill Dam Club: 717 Maplewood Ave, Wayne)

Join the Radnor Conservancy in a hands-on outdoor exploration of nature as spring comes to life around the beautiful Mill Dam property.  Limited to children ages 7-11 with a caregiver. Remember to dress for the weather! Please sign up in person, over the phone, or online at RML.

*Sunday May 31 at 3:00pm Tips & Tricks to a Beautiful Vegetable Garden (Held at Gallagher Road entrance to Radnor Trail in Wayne, PA) SEE BELOW

  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 winter and spring 2020 cleanup dates!

View our past events here  

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