Winter Tree Identification Workshop

Saturday, December 2 2017 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Locations: Climbers Run Nature Preserve

Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017 Location: Climbers Run Nature Preserve Address: 226 Frogtown Road, Pequea PA 17565 Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Cost: $10 Donation No leaves, no twigs, no problem! Join us at Climbers Run Nature Preserve to

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Trick or Trees

Tuesday, October 31 2017 12:00 AM

Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Location: Climbers Run Nature Preserve Address: 226 Frogtown Road, Pequea PA 17565 Time: 5:30-6:30 pm Cost: $10 Donation  Celebrate Halloween with the Lancaster County Conservancy and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay! Learn about the

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Nature Art at Climbers Run

Saturday, October 21 2017 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Locations: Climbers Run Nature Preserve

Nature Art Fun~! Come out to Climbers Run to learn how to build a simple stick loom or a loom on a live tree branch.  After we create our looms, we will take a hike on a trail to find

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Climbers Run Volunteer Work Day

Saturday, September 9 2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Join us on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 as we prepare Climbers Run for our upcoming Steinman Run/Bunting BioBlitz on Saturday, September 16th. Please RSVP to Lydia Martin, Director of Education, at 717.392.7891 x215 or lmartin@lancasterconservancy.org no later than Friday, September

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Climbers Run Public Meeting

Thursday, November 9 2017 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

  Please join us to participate in our continued planning for Climbers Run future. This meeting is open to the public and will, once again, be held at Climbers Run. Meeting will run from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm on

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Climbers Run Public Meeting

Wednesday, September 13 2017 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

The Lancaster County Conservancy is embarking on a Conservation and Management Plan for Climbers Run Nature Preserve and the Susquehanna Riverlands Research & Education Center. Join us to plan for the future of Climbers Run on Wednesday, September 13 from

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Wilton Meadows Volunteer Workday

Thursday, August 31 2017 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM

Volunteer workday this Thursday, August 31st from 3-7pm at Wilton Meadows (Meeting in Wrightsville’s Riverfront Park). RSVP required for participation. Contact Christian at 717.392.7891 x206 to RSVP.  

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Tending the Susquehanna Riverlands: Regenerative Agroforestry for Farmers and Landowners

Friday, September 22 2017 7:00 PM to Saturday, September 23 2017 4:00 PM

Join us for two back-to-back events this September on Regenerative Agroforestry in the Susquehanna Riverlands. Dave Jacke, the founder of Dynamic Ecological Design and primary author of the award winning, two-volume book, Edible Forest Gardens, will give an evening lecture at Columbia Crossing on

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BioBlitz 2017!

Saturday, September 16 2017 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM

BioBlitz Flyer 2017 Explore the Conservancy’s new 44 acre Bunting Tract generously funded by: Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR), Jim and Penny Bunting, The Steinman Foundation, Lancaster County Community Foundation and the Willis & Elsie Shenk Foundation.

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Extraordinary Give

Friday, November 17 2017 12:00 AM

Extraordinary Give is November 17th! Once again, we put the ‘fun’ in fundraising by racing to raise crucial funds to save woods & water in Lancaster County over a 24-hour period!  Support the Lancaster County Conservancy during the Extraordinary Give here.

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Dine on Harvest Moon Fall Event

Friday, October 6 2017 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Tickets are almost gone…get yours today! Dine On Harvest Moon Invitation Click here to sign up electronically    

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Pinnacle Overlook Volunteer Work Day

Thursday, August 17 2017 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Volunteer Work Day at Pinnacle Overlook is scheduled for Thursday, August 17 from 3-7pm. Workers can expect to focus on trail brushing for the duration of the event. You must RSVP by Wednesday, August 16 to attend this work

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Wilton Meadows Volunteer Work Day

Thursday, August 3 2017 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Volunteer Work Day at Wilton Meadows is scheduled for Thursday, August 3 from 3-7pm. Workers can expect to focus on trail installation and brushing for the duration of the event. You must RSVP by Wednesday, August 2 to attend

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Welsh Mountain Volunteer Work Day

Thursday, July 20 2017 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Volunteer Work Day at Welsh Mountain is scheduled for Thursday, July 20 from 3-7pm. Workers can expect to focus on trail brushing for the duration of the event. You must RSVP by Wednesday, July 19 to attend this work

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Fishing Creek North Volunteer Work Day

Saturday, July 15 2017 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

The Volunteer Work Day at Fishing Creek North is scheduled for Saturday, July 15 from 8:30-11:30 am. Workers can expect to focus on invasive species management for the duration of the event. You must RSVP by Wednesday, July 12 to

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Bellaire Woods Volunteer Work Day

Thursday, July 6 2017 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Volunteer Work Day at Bellaire Woods is scheduled for Thursday, July 6 from 3-7pm. Workers can expect to focus on trail brushing for the duration of the event. You must RSVP by Wednesday, July 5 to attend this work

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Tucquan Glen Volunteer Work day

Thursday, June 22 2017 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

The Volunteer Work Day at Tucquan Glen is scheduled for Thursday, June 22 from 3-7pm. Workers can expect to be focusing on trail brushing for the duration of the event. You must RSVP by Wednesday, June 21 to attend this

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Picnic on the Preserve

Saturday, June 10 2017 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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Wilton Meadows Volunteer Work Day – May 11th

Thursday, May 11 2017 3:00 AM to 7:00 AM

WILTON MEADOWS VOLUNTEER WORK DAY Date:   THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017 Time:     3PM-7PM Location:   WILTON MEADOWS NATURE PRESERVE Work Plan:  The Lancaster Conservancy is in the early stages of a sustainable forest resources program at our Wilton Meadows Nature Preserve.  Part

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Nature Hike at Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve

Sunday, April 23 2017 1:00 PM

Locations: Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve

Spring means it’s Nature Hike time at Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve! Join us as we learn more about what this preserve is known far and wide for…Wildflowers! $10 donation Meet at the Kiosk

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WQVC Stream Invertebrates Workshop

Saturday, April 29 2017 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Locations: Climbers Run Nature Preserve

WQVC instructors will teach you how to become a citizen scientist to monitor streams & protect local water quality! Register: Contact Linda Ferich, WQVC Volunteer Coordinator, 392-7891 x 213, email lferich@lancasterconservancy@org. RSVP by Monday, April 24th. $25 registration (includes materials

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PALTA is coming to Lancaster

Thursday, May 4 2017 9:00 AM to Saturday, May 6 2017 3:00 PM

Statewide Land & Water Conservation Conference Comes to Lancaster Conservation experts from across the state and beyond will descend on Lancaster for the  2017 Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference which will be held May 4-6 at the Doubletree Resort by Hilton.

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