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Nature’s Discovery Play Area

Nature’s Discovery Play Area Click Here to donate. Short Summary Ned Smith spent a lifetime connecting nature, people and the arts. Our mission remains the same, to merge the arts and the natural world and foster a celebration of both. We have started a peer-to-peer crwodfunding campaign to help us fund an all natural play area.  […]

2018 Nature Discovery Series

Nature Discovery Series 2018 At the Ned Smith Center, we believe education is for everyone. We have developed a series of programs that connect people of all ages with the natural world.  Whether it’s watching waterfowl on the Susquehanna River, taking a spring bird walk with expert guides, or enjoying an informative and entertaining lecture, […]

New Nature and Art Educator

We would like to take a moment to introduce Bryanna Kenno, our new nature and art educator. Bryanna is an Upper Dauphin Area High School graduate and Millersburg native. She holds an Agriculture and Extension Education degree from Penn State University, as well as three minors in related fields. She spent one year in Green […]

New glassware is in the building!

The Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art is proud to announce the production and availability of our new glassware sets. Each set contains four glasses with ETCHED Ned Smith artwork. They are dishwasher safe and make a great gift. We have the following available for purchase in our gift shop: Rocks glasses – $16.99/set […]

Still need a gift?

Our gift shop has gifts for everyone; just in time for the Holidays! The Artist The Concert Goer The Entertainer Animal Lover The one who has it all These Items and many more are also offered in our gift shop! Stop by and see what great treasures you can find.

October 14: FALL FAMILY FUN DAY

Children’s Series CLICK HERE for coupons to children’s series events. Saturday, October 14: Fall Family Fun Day Join the Ned Smith Center and its partners for an awesome autumn afternoon. This annual event increases awareness of the natural world with many activities for children and families, including a live animal presentation. Fall frolickers can also visit […]

Sept. 9: *SOLD OUT!* Tröegs Rugged Trail Run for Conservation

Tröegs Rugged Trail Run for Conservation OUR EVENT IS OFFICIALLY SOLD OUT! THERE WILL BE NO DAY OF REGISTRATIONS. This trail run is brought to you by our partners and friends at: We also want to thank our key sponsors: September 9, 2017   Celebrate the Center’s 500 acres of rustic woodland beauty at the […]

Aug. 25: Ted Lick Memorial Sporting Clay Shoot

Friday, August 25, 2017 at the Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club, Harrisburg Ready, pull! You don’t want to miss this high-profile sporting clay shoot, held at Blue Ridge Sportsmen’s Club in Linglestown, PA. Enjoy a round of 100 clay birds, a cocktail hour and awards dinner, and a silent and live auction. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to meet and shoot […]

Free Screening of Ned Smith Documentary

Ned Smith: Gone for the Day WITF in partnership with the Pennsylvania Conservation Heritage Project continues to produce documentaries as part of an on-going effort to tell the story of the state’s rich conservation heritage and the people who helped protect our resources. One of the many conservation heroes who helped shape Pennsylvania’s environmental heritage was self-trained […]

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