Events

Upcoming events

    • Saturday, June 22, 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Sacred Heart Academy , 480 S. Bryn Mawr Ave. . Bryn Mawr , PA 1910

                          Volunteer Opportunities

    Meadowbrook Run Wetland Meadow Rehabilitation 

      480 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 


    Contact Ann Jackson at 

    annasingerjackson@icloud.com


    Wetlands act as “nature’s kidneys” by removing polluting nutrients and sediments from surface and groundwater. By protecting water quality, wetlands keep our lakes, streams, and groundwater healthy and are important to the integrity of aquatic ecosystems. 

    Help restore one of  Darby Creek wetlands. 


    Saturday, March 23,2019

    (Cancelled if rain.)

    9:30am-12:30pm


    Cut vines


    Saturday, April 27,2019

    (rain or shine)!

    9:30-am-12:30pm


    Plant small native shrubs!


     

    Saturday, May 25,2019

    (rain or shine)

    9:30-am-12:30pm

    Plant native flowers for

    pollinators.

    Saturday, June 22,2019

    (rain or shine)

    9:30-am-12:30pm

    Plant native flowers for

    pollinators.


       

    Bring: loppers. hand-pruners, rakes,saws, shovels. ( some equipment will be there) 

    Wear: boots, sturdy shoes, gloves, long sleeves, long pants,hats.


    There is poison ivy

    Under 18 yrs must be accompanied by adult!

    Educational material provide




    • Saturday, July 20, 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Glenolden Borough Hall , 36 Boon Ave., Glenolden, PA 19036
    • 29
    Register


    Free event must preregister. Event is free donations are appreciated but not required.  

    • Saturday, July 27, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Haverford CREC, 9000 Parkview Dr. Haverford, PA
    • 25
    Register

    DCVA

    Young Naturalists Series:Wiggling Worms 

    July 27, 2019 - 10:00-12:00

    Haverford CREC 

    9000 Parkview Dr.

    Haverford, PA 

    This is a free event - please register


    Earthworms play many important roles in our ecosystem. Learn about these wiggly creatures and all they do for us! Be prepared for an indoor lesson in the Mud Room followed by an outdoor exploration (weather permitting).


    Please help us keep events like this free. Donations are appreciated but not required.

    Remember to dress appropriately for the weather  

    Young Naturist Monthly educational outdoor nature immersion program for children from 5-10 years old will focus on nature exploration, team building, and honing observational skills. Indoor and outdoor programs, weather permitting. Check event schedule for topics and details. 



    • Saturday, August 24, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Haverford CREC, 9000 Parkview Dr. Haverford, PA
    • 25
    Register

    DCVA

    Young Naturalists Series:Stream Splash: Searching

    for Water Critters

    Aug 24, 2019 - 10:00-12:00

    Haverford CREC 

    9000 Parkview Dr.

    Haverford, PA 


    This is a free event - please register

    Bring your water shoes or boots as we learn about stream heath by guiding you through a visual assessment and a search or macro-invertebrates (water critters) that give us water quality clues. We will begin in the Mud Room before heading down to the stream together (weather permitting).

    Please help us keep events like this free. Donations are appreciated but not required.

    Remember to dress appropriately for the weather  

    Young Naturist Monthly educational outdoor nature immersion program for children from 5-10 years old will focus on nature exploration, team building, and honing observational skills. Indoor and outdoor programs, weather permitting. Check event schedule for topics and details. 



    • Saturday, September 14, 2019
    • 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Register

    DCVA: Darby Creek On The Water Cleanup 

    SAVE THE DATE 

    September 14, 2019

    10:30-3:00

    3 locations 


    Picture By Susan Miller , Darby Creek 6/2/19 


    Help save the habitat of many local and migratory birds. The Darby Creek waterway that runs from John Heinz to the Delaware River is a home or resting place of almost 300 birds, Including the endangered species ; least bittern,yellow-crowned night-heron, common tern , black tern king rail , short-eared owl and loggerhead shrike. Also the home numerous turtles, mammals, and fish. Grab a canoe, kayak or small watercraft and join us on September 14th at 3 location John Heinz, Morton Morton House, or Ridley Marina. More details to follow.

    The Darby Creek waterway from John Heinz to the Delaware River is littered with tons of plastic bottles, cans, plastic bags, tires, balls, paper  and other garbage. 

    Join DCVA on September 14th and help us clean our waterways. 


    Bring out your Canoe , Kayak , small boat and join our efforts.   


    Ridley Marina, Morton Morton House, and John Heinz.

     


    Detail to follow.  Register today to be added to the email list for future communications.    


    Questions or sponsorship information contact director@dcva.org 



    • Saturday, September 28, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Haverford CREC, 9000 Parkview Dr. Haverford, PA
    • 25
    Register

    DCVA

    Young Naturalists Series: Be Friends To Bats

    Sept 28, 2019 - 10:00-12:00

    Haverford CREC 

    9000 Parkview Dr.

    Haverford, PA 



    This is a free event - please register

    Join us in learning the importance of bats, their natural history, environmental impacts, how people can help bats and meet some of our non releasable education bats.

    Let's get to know these not-so-spooky creatures better and appreciate all the things they do for us! Be prepared for an indoor lesson in the Mud Room followed by an outdoor exploration (weather permitting)

    Please help us keep events like this free. Donations are appreciated but not required.

    Remember to dress appropriately for the weather  

    Young Naturist Monthly educational outdoor nature immersion program for children from 5-10 years old will focus on nature exploration, team building, and honing observational skills. Indoor and outdoor programs, weather permitting. Check event schedule for topics and details. 



    • Saturday, October 26, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Haverford CREC, 9000 Parkview Dr. Haverford, PA
    • 25
    Register


    Young Naturalists Series: Spiders and Their Webs 

    October 26, 2019   10:00 - 12:00

    Haverford CREC 

    9000 Parkview Dr.

    Haverford, PA 



    This is a free event - please register



    Why do we see so many spider webs in the fall? Join us to find out as we discuss spiders and their amazing variety of webs. Be prepared for an indoor lesson in the Mud Room followed by an outdoor exploration (weather permitting).

    Please help us keep events like this free. Donations are appreciated but not required.

    Remember to dress appropriately for the weather  

    Young Naturist Monthly educational outdoor nature immersion program for children from 5-10 years old will focus on nature exploration, team building, and honing observational skills. Indoor and outdoor programs, weather permitting. Check event schedule for topics and details. 



Past events

Saturday, June 01, 2019 Canoe Ramble
Thursday, May 30, 2019 DCVA 35th Anniversary Gala
Saturday, May 25, 2019 Young Naturalists Series: A Log’s Life
Saturday, May 25, 2019 Volunteer Opportunities Meadowbrook Run Wet Land Restoration
Saturday, May 11, 2019 Pollinator Gardens and Design
Wednesday, May 08, 2019 Easttown Property Tree Replenishment Program
Saturday, May 04, 2019 Annual Delaware County Environmental Summit : A New Campaign for Cleaning up Our Waterways
Saturday, May 04, 2019 RAIN GARDEN WORKSHOP-Newtown Square
Wednesday, May 01, 2019 WILD NEIGHBORS: LOVING, PROTECTING, AND PEACEFUL COEXISTING WITH WILDLIFE ( Ridley Park)
Saturday, April 27, 2019 Young Naturalists Series: Butterflies, Bees & Me
Saturday, April 27, 2019 Volunteer Opportunities Meadowbrook Run Wet Land Restoration
Saturday, April 13, 2019 35th Annual Darby Creek Clean Up
Saturday, April 06, 2019 Annual Stream Watch 2019
Saturday, March 23, 2019 Young Naturalists Series: Robins in Springtime
Saturday, March 23, 2019 Volunteer Opportunities Meadowbrook Run Wet Land Restoration
Saturday, March 09, 2019 RAIN GARDEN WORKSHOP
Saturday, March 02, 2019 DCVA Annual Meeting
Saturday, February 23, 2019 DCVA Young Naturalist Series- Trees In Winter
Monday, February 11, 2019 Citizen Science Training : Get The Dirt Out: Construction Site Monitoring
Saturday, February 09, 2019 WILD NEIGHBORS: LOVING, PROTECTING, AND PEACEFUL COEXISTING WITH WILDLIFE ( Haverford)
Wednesday, February 06, 2019 Winter Salt Watch Workshop
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Winter Salt Watch Workshop Citizen Scientist
Saturday, January 12, 2019 Stream Watch Macroinvertebrate (Bug) ID
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Local Environmental Advisory Council Summit (EAC)
Sunday, October 07, 2018 2018 Fall Canoe/Kayak Race
Saturday, September 22, 2018 Rain Garden Workshop
Sunday, September 09, 2018 2018 Fall Canoe/Kayak Race
Saturday, August 25, 2018 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Saturday, August 11, 2018 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 Tales & Trails Hike: Life Under a Log
Saturday, July 28, 2018 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Sunday, July 15, 2018 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Saturday, June 30, 2018 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Sunday, June 24, 2018 2018 Spring Canoe/Kayak Race
Saturday, June 23, 2018 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Sunday, June 10, 2018 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Monday, June 04, 2018 Community Environmental Series : Local Engagement , Making a Difference
Saturday, May 26, 2018 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 A PASSION FOR POLLINATORS
Sunday, May 20, 2018 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Friday, May 18, 2018 cancelled for May 18 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Saturday, May 12, 2018 Meadow Brook Run Volunteer Opportunities
Wednesday, May 09, 2018 Community Environmental Series : Making a Difference Through Green Infrastructure
Saturday, May 05, 2018 Annual Stream Watch
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Drones : Advancements in Geology/Helping the Environmental Industry
Sunday, April 15, 2018 Haverford Home & Garden Show
Saturday, April 14, 2018 34th Annual Darby/ Cobbs Creek Clean Up
Saturday, April 14, 2018 Spring Peeper Walk
Saturday, March 17, 2018 Rescheduled RAIN GARDEN WORKSHOP
Saturday, March 17, 2018 Cancelled RAIN GARDEN WORKSHOP See Rescheduled
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Community Environmental Series : Local Engagement , Making a Difference
Monday, February 26, 2018 PUBLIC MEETING #2 for the Little Flower Manor Open Space Park Master Site Plan
Saturday, February 24, 2018 2018 Annual Meeting
Thursday, February 22, 2018 DC bus Trip Stop Offshore Drilling
Saturday, January 27, 2018 Citizen Science Macroinvertebrate ID w/ Derron Le Brake
Saturday, January 13, 2018 Stream Watch Macroinvertebrate ID w/ Alan Samel
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 EAC LOCAL SUMMIT
Saturday, October 14, 2017 Philly Fall Nature Festival
Saturday, October 14, 2017 Conquering Your EV/Plug-In Fears
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Understanding Climate Change
Sunday, September 24, 2017 Members Only Wine and Cheese Event
Sunday, September 17, 2017 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO MAKE SPACE FOR THE NATIVE POLLINATOR FLOWERS
Sunday, August 20, 2017 Volunteers needed to help make space for the Native Pollinator Flowers
Saturday, August 19, 2017 Volunteers needed to help make space for the Native Pollinator Flowers
Saturday, August 19, 2017 Board Meeting
Saturday, August 19, 2017 Outreach Volunteer Opportunies
Sunday, June 25, 2017 Volunteers needed to help make space for the Native Pollinator Flowers
Saturday, June 17, 2017 Summer Solstice Festival
Saturday, May 20, 2017 11th Delaware County Environmental Summit
Sunday, May 07, 2017 STREAM WALK
Saturday, May 06, 2017 Collenbrook Invasive Removal
Saturday, April 29, 2017 33rd Darby Creek/ Cobbs Creek Watershed Cleanup is April 29 2017
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Darby Creek Clean UP at Heinz Refuge
Saturday, April 15, 2017 Annual Stream Watch 2017
Saturday, March 18, 2017 Rain Garden Workshop
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Public Meeting on LittLe Flower Estate
Saturday, February 18, 2017 ANNUAL MEETING
Saturday, January 21, 2017 Insect Identification Workshop
Sunday, September 11, 2016 2016 Darby Creek Canoe/Kayak Race
Friday, September 09, 2016 Darby Creek Canoe Ramble
Sunday, June 05, 2016 Haverford Heritage Festival
Saturday, April 23, 2016 2016 Darby Creek Clean-Up
Saturday, April 16, 2016 13th Annual STREAM WATCH
Friday, April 15, 2016 Deadline and Instructions for articles for the spring issue of The Valley
Saturday, February 27, 2016 DCVA Annual Meeting
Saturday, January 16, 2016 Insect Identification Workshop
Thursday, December 17, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group’s (CAG) Technical Work Group (TWG) Meeting
Wednesday, December 09, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group Meeting
Monday, November 23, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group’s (CAG) Technical Work Group (TWG) Meeting
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group Meeting
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group’s (CAG) Technical Work Group (TWG) Meeting
Saturday, October 24, 2015 Tree Planting at Morton Morton House
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Rain Garden Construction and Planting
Sunday, September 20, 2015 Rain Garden Construction and Planting
Saturday, September 19, 2015 Darby Creek Ramble
Thursday, September 17, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group’s (CAG) Technical Work Group (TWG) Meeting
Sunday, September 13, 2015 2015 Darby Creek Canoe and Kayak Race
Sunday, September 13, 2015 Rain Garden Construction and Planting
Saturday, September 12, 2015 Rain Garden Construction and Planting
Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group Meeting
Monday, August 17, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group’s (CAG) Technical Work Group (TWG) Meeting
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group Meering
Thursday, June 25, 2015 Eastwick Friends and Neighbors Coalition Public Meeting
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Eastwick Lower Darby Creek Area Superfund Community Advisory Group Meering
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 Technical Working Group of Eastwick CAG
Saturday, May 16, 2015 Raingarden Rain Barrel Workshop
Saturday, May 09, 2015 Surrey Senior Spring Fling!
Saturday, April 25, 2015 Darby Creek Clean-Up
Saturday, April 18, 2015 Stream Watch
Sunday, April 12, 2015 Come listen to our little harbingers of spring
Saturday, March 14, 2015 Cobbs Creek and Naylors Run Water Quality Sampling
Saturday, February 28, 2015 Regional Trail Summit: Saturday February 28th, 9-11:00 AM at Haverford Community Recreation and Environmental Center in Haverford Reserve.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition: Stormwater Info, Insights and Outreach
Monday, February 23, 2015 New opportunities for public involvement in Municipal Stormwater Management Programs
Saturday, January 24, 2015 DCVA ANNUAL MEETING
Saturday, December 13, 2014 Insect Identification Workshop
Sunday, December 07, 2014 Trim a Tree Party at Swedish Cabin
Saturday, October 18, 2014 DCVA Board Meeting
Saturday, September 13, 2014 DCVA Thirtieth Anniversary Picnic at Heinz Refuge

Darby Creek Valley Association P.O. Box 732 Drexel Hill, PA 19026   |   Phone: 484.222.2502
Jaclyn Rhoads, President – president@dcva.org
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