Hugelkultur – Hill Gardening

Indiana County Conservation District 435 Hamill Road, Indiana, PA

Julie Baker - If you are interested in a sustainable, low-cost method of gardening and have poor soil and drainage, the centuries-old technique of Hügelkultur might be your answer. Join Penn State Master Gardener Julie Baker, as she instructs you …

Eagle Watch at Loyalhanna Dam

Park Office at Loyalhanna Dam 440 Loyalhanna Road, Saltsburg, PA

Lisa Meadows - Come join us to check out the Bald Eagles at Loyalhanna Dam. We will provide binoculars or bring your own to watch the eagles hanging out in the area. Come for a few minutes or stay the …

Big Night for Salamanders

Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Lisa Meadows - Cool, wet nights are a great time to see the salamander migration at Yellow Creek State Park. Come join us for a short presentation on our spring time salamanders and then drive to different sections of the …

Coffee Talk and Chickadee Path Walk

Blue Spruce Park Lakeside Center 1128 Blue Spruce Road, Indiana, PA

TJ Fairchild - TJ Fairchild, founder of Commonplace Coffeehouse, will share his extensive knowledge of coffee and his unique experiences in developing and operating coffee shops in our region. We will learn where coffee comes from, different types of coffee, …

How to Prune Your Fruit Trees and Shrubs

Indiana Community Garden Corner of Carter Ave. & S. 6th Street, Indiana, PA

Charlie Venturella & Tom Nowak - Penn State Master Gardeners Tom Nowak and Charlie Venturella will teach the basics of pruning fruit trees and shrubs. Learn about various pruning techniques, as well as the use and care of pruning tools, …

Yellowstone National Park

Blue Spruce Park Lodge 60 Blue Spruce Lodge Road, Indiana, PA

Ron & Julie Fairman - Yellowstone National Park is one of the most popular National Parks in the US. We will discuss our experience living and working seasonally inside the park. We will share photos and short videos of the …

Pysanki Eggs With a Twist

Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Matt Bartus - Join local artist, Matt Bartus, to learn about the Ukraine Method of dying Easter Eggs, known as Pysanki Eggs. Matt will show participants how to make these eggs using different methods. Participants will learn how to dye …

Pysanki Eggs With a Twist

Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Matt Bartus - Join local artist, Matt Bartus, to learn about the Ukraine Method of dying Easter Eggs, known as Pysanki Eggs. Matt will show participants how to make these eggs using different methods. Participants will learn how to dye …

Intro to Beekeeping

Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

 Nathan Williams - What you need to know about honey bees before you start your own hive.

Solar Eclipse Learn & Watch

Blue Spruce Park Lakeside Center 1128 Blue Spruce Road, Indiana, PA

Blake Mauthe - On this day we will be having a partial solar eclipse in Indiana County. The plan for this program is to come out and learn about the ways the solar system works, how and why solar eclipses …

Skydance: The Dance of the Woodcock

Yellow Creek State Park Environmental Learning Center 170 Rte. 259 Hwy, Penn Run, PA

Lisa Meadows - Spring is in the air for one of PA’s most unusual birds as the Woodcock starts its fascinating mating ritual by performing aerial acrobatics. Come join us for a short discussion and then a wildlife hike (up …

The Best of Hawaii: Oahu, The Big Island, Kauai, & Maui

Blue Spruce Park Lodge 60 Blue Spruce Lodge Road, Indiana, PA

Cindy Rogers & Rebecca Sterley - Learn about Island geology, a bit of history, royal life, Pearl Harbor, Kilauea caldera, Painted Church, Allerton Garden, helicopter views of Waimea Canyon and the Na Pali Cliffs, Road to Hana, Haleakala Crater, Hawaiian …

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