DCVA Young Naturalist Program
Young Naturalists Series: Butterflies, Bees & Me
April 27, 2019 - 10:00-12:00
Join us at Haverford Earth Day to find out why pollinators are an essential part of our ecosystem. Learn about butterflies and bees in their roles as pollinators and what we can do to protect and support them from the many threats they face. We will begin in the CREC, then continue our exploration outside. Plan to get your hands dirty as we plan to plant pollinator-friendly plants in a pollinator garden located behind the CREC (Bring your own gloves if you’d like to use them!).please register Click Here
Young Naturalists Series: A Log’s Life CANCELED
May 25, 2019 - 10:00-12:00
Although a log is no longer a living tree, it is still teeming with life! We will take a closer look at logs as we discover their role as a vital part of the forest ecosystem, including the many critters that call a log home. We will begin in the CREC, then continue our exploration outside (weather permitting).please register Click Here
Young Naturalists Series: - Join us instead June 1st, and enjoy sometime floating on the Darby Creek .
JUNE 1 , 2019 - 10:30-2:00 flexible timing DCVA Canoe Ramble
Young Naturalists Series: Wiggling Worms
July 27, 2019 - 10:00-12:00
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 register Click Here
Young Naturalist Series : Stream Splash: Searching for Water Critters
August 24, 2019- 10:00-12:00
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 register Click Here
Young Naturalist Series : Be a Friend to Bats ( All ages are welcome to attend , special guest speakers from PA Bat Rescue)
September 28 - 10:00-12:00
Join us and PA Bat Rescue 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 Environmental Room Click Here
Young Naturalist Series : Spiders and Their Webs
October 26 10:00- 12:00
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). Click Here
Enjoy your holidays- We will start our program back up in January 2020.
Check back for later for next year schedule.
**DCVA would like to use photo's we obtain during our program for news articles, website and other promotional items. If you wish for your child not to be photographed please let us know.