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 bring binoculars or your can use your binoculars to watch the eagles hanging out in the area. Come for a few minutes or …

Virtual Presentation – Snowy Owls

Virtual Presentation

John Laskos - If you are a fan of owls, then this is a virtual program you may enjoy! Snowy owls have been visiting our area more often in recent years. They are truly an impressive bird, rivaling our own …

Skydance: The Dance of the Woodcock

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

Spring is in the air as one of PA's most unusual birds starts its fascinating mating ritual by performing aerial acrobatics. Come join us for a short discussion and then a wildlife hike (up to 1.5 miles) to check for …

Pysanky Eggs With a Twist

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

Join Matthew Bartus to learn all about the Ukraine Method of dying Easter Eggs, known as Pysanky Eggs. Matt will show participants how to make these eggs using a different method. Participants will learn how to dye eggs using alcohol …

Spring Wildflower Stroll

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

Melissa Reckner - Spring ephemerals are wildflowers that complete their life cycle before the plants around them flush out. Join us for a leisurely stroll to spot these beauties and learn more about them. Space is limited, so pre-register by …

Salamander Safari

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

Join the park educator, Lisa Meadows, to explore Laurel Run for salamanders and other critters. Wear shoes that can get wet. It's great fun for the whole family. Program is weather dependent. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required by …

Bioluminescent Fungi Walk: Mushrooms that Glow in the Dark

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

Shane Miller - Venture out with Shane Miller, park educator, on the trails in the hunt for the illusive bioluminescent fungi. On this journey, we will be hiking 3/4 of a mile along dark trails. Space is limited for this …

Virtual PA Game Bird Trivia

Virtual Presentation

Lisa Meadows - As fall comes upon us, we remember our gamebirds walking through the woods. Join us for an online virtual presentation to learn all about three PA Game Birds: the American Woodcock, Ring Neck Pheasant, and the Ruffed …

Box Turtle at Long Pond Storytime & Box Turtle Visit

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

Lisa Meadows - Join us for a reading of William George's beautifully illustrated picture book about a day in the life of an Eastern Box Turtle. We will then enjoy a visit with a pair of Pennsylvania Eastern Box Turtles …

Electrofishing at Yellow Creek

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

Join IUP's Dave Janetski to learn about Yellow Creek's local fish populations, common sampling methods, and help to electroshock live fish! Electroshocking is a safe and effective way to survey fish populations and learn about stream health. All ages welcome, …

Virtual Clever Crows

Virtual Presentation

Bird lovers everywhere appreciate the intelligence and adaptability of the crow. Other people find them to be nasty and unpleasant. Members of the Corvid family of birds are actually among the most intelligent animals on our planet. To find out …

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