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.
WILDERNESS FIRST AID
Saturday, January 12 & Sunday, January 13, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (both days)
Location: The Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy
Fee: Members: $135; Non-members: $145
Leader: Ryan Beltz
Earn Wilderness First Aid certification through the Red Cross. The Wilderness First Aid course is specifically designed to prepare you to act and care for emergencies that occur off the beaten path. This course is perfect for scout leaders, camp counselors, and outdoor enthusiasts. If you find yourself outdoors and in charge of a group, then you need to take this course.
The Wilderness First Aid course is 16 hours in length and is taught over two consecutive days. Participants must attend both days in order to earn this 2-year certification. CPR/AED training and certification will be provided.
Learning Objectives Include: Advanced Assessment and Evacuation Procedures; Head, Chest, Bone and Joint Injuries; Abdominal Emergencies; Allergic Reactions; Cold and Heat Emergencies; Shock and Heart Attacks; Controlling Bleeding; Submersion Emergencies; Altitude and Lightning Injuries; Other First Aid Necessities
Bugs & Brews - Fly Tying Workshop at Bald Birds Brewing Company
Tuesday, January 29th
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Location: Bald Birds Brewing Company
Fee: $10 if you bring your own vise, $15 if you use ours
Line up your lures, folks, because the Conservancy is teaming up with LL Bean and Bald Birds Brewing Company to offer this fly tying extravaganza! Beef up your tackle box for next Spring or come learn something new. You can bring your own tools or borrow some from us. Either way, we’ll provide the materials and instruction and you’ll walk away with a few bright and shiny lures!
Winter Wildflower Walk
Saturday, February 9th
Time: 9:30 am
Location: Cedar Road Trailhead
Fee: No fee, no registration, just show up!
Leader: Link Davis
What better way to fight cabin fever than to get out and enjoy nature’s beauty! Bundle up and let’s see what wintertime has to show us.
Thank you to our Out & About Exploration Series Sponsor!