Out & About Explorations

Guided walks, workshops, and presentations which explore our connections to the natural world. You are invited to lace up your hiking shoes for one of our Wildflower Walks or nature walks around the area or join us inside for one of our special seasonal programs. 


Photo by Link Davis

Photo by Link Davis

Wildflower Walk- Perkiomen Trail at Spring Mt
Saturday, October 15, 2016

Time: 9:30am
Location: Perkiomen Trail at Spring Mt (parking lot)
Fee: Free, preregistration not required
Guide: Link Davis

Come out and join us! As this is the last wildflower walk of the season, we will be having a potluck picnic in the parking lot after the walk.  Bring snacks and munchies to share.

Hawk Mountain Hike & Bird
Saturday, November 5, 2016

Time: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Fee: $10 - covers trail admission at Hawk Mountain
Guide: PWC Executive Director Ryan Beltz

A choose your own adventure day! Meet at the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy at 8:00am to carpool to Hawk Mountain or meet the group at the Hawk Mountain Visitor Center at 9:30am. From here we will go to Hawk Mountain's North Lookout where you can watch the fall migration. Stay at the North Lookout for the day or don your hiking boots and join Ryan as he leads us on a more strenuous hike around the River of Rocks Trail.
We will return to the Conservancy about 5 pm.

*Be sure to bring: Hiking Boots, Appropriate Clothing, Water, Snacks, Lunch, Binoculars, Cushion for sitting on the rocks

Snowy Owls: The Ultimate Nomads
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Time: 7:30pm
Location: The Conservancy
Fee: $10 members/$13 nonmembers
Guide: Jean-Francois Therrien, Ph.D. ,
Senior Research Biologist at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

This presentation will review recent results from Hawk Mountain Sanctuary's research program, with an emphasis on movement and reproduction of snowy owls. The audience will witness how we manage to monitor those highly mobile and unpredictable predatory birds throughout consecutive years via a slide show depicting field work situations.

Thank you to our Out & About Exploration Series Sponsor!