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Off Site Events

Below is a list of events in the Central PA area where you can find our staff and learn more about the Center and our mission. July 1: Shades of the Susquehanna The 98.9 WQLV-fm Shades of Susquehanna will be held on Saturday, May 13 from 1:00 to 6:00pm in MYO Park in Millerburg.  The […]

2017 Youth Art Contest

2017 Theme: Threatened and Endangered Species of the World SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 1, 2017 CLICK HERE to see the winners of the 2016 contest! Official 2017 Youth Art Contest Rules and Entry Form Students from across the country participate in the annual youth art contest, designed to inspire the next generation of wildlife artists. Winning entries are […]

May 6: Spring Bird Walks

Saturday, May 6, join our experienced leaders for one or both mornings to learn about identifying birds in the field. Not an early bird? Don’t worry. You will find us in the parking lot for the first 30 minutes observing birds and getting accustomed to using our optics. Novice birders and families are welcome! Binoculars provided. […]

CANCELLED April 13: Penn State’s First Investigation of Stream Health (FISH)

Unfortunately, tonight’s Nature Discovery Series program “First Investigation of Stream Health” is cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience and will be in contact with those who have already registered for the program. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding. Healthy streams are more than just clear water. The ideal stream has healthy land and […]

March 12: Ducks and Geese of the Susq.

An annual tradition! Join Scott Bills, Retired Land Management Group Supervisor, PA Game Commission, along the banks of the Susquehanna River at the old Millersburg Gun Club Headquarters (2 miles west of the Ned Smith Center) to learn about waterfowl and their seasonal migration patterns. Plan to stay a few minutes or hang out all […]

Feb. 25: Winter Star Party!

Don’t miss this FREE astronomical adventure! Join the Center and its partners for a fun-filled evening of star gazing! Simply pack your snacks, bring a bit of curiosity and join us for an evening of delightful discoveries! If you have a telescope, please bring it along! Star Party leaders and their telescopes will remain on-site […]

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