Saturdays, April 29 and 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 […]
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. April 27: Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty & Biodiversity program? The program is scheduled for Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Lower Dauphin High School […]
The work of one of the 20th century’s most preeminent artist-naturalists is coming to the Ned Smith Center this spring — Roger Tory Peterson, the man whose very name is synonymous with birds and birding. The exhibit, which will run from April 7 to the end of Aug. in the Olewine Gallery, will feature a […]
We are proud to announce the 2017 season in the DeSoto Amphitheater for the Performing Arts! Click here to see the full lineup!
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 […]
2017 Summer Camp Registration Will Begin on March 27th General Information At the Ned Smith Center’s acclaimed Summer Camps, campers will not only experience authentic connections with nature, but with each other! Join us as we discover our world together! Special thanks to Martha Weisgerber, Westminster, MD, with whom we are proud to offer this […]
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 […]
After working closely with the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, we have been able to successfully reschedule Maestro Malina’s performance. The performance will now take place on Thursday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m. Staff at the Center has attempted to contact all current ticket holders for the event. If you you have not been contacted and cannot […]