EXPLORE: Montgomery County, PA
Enjoy EXPLORE-ing these wonderful places. Check them out by county or location.
- John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove : Audubon, PA
“From 1803-1806 Mill Grove, a National Historic Landmark, served as the first home in America of artist and naturalist John James Audubon. Today, the Center exhibits and interprets a large collection of Audubon’s art, including his highly celebrated Birds of America – 435 life-sized images of birds…175-acre estate nestled along the Perkiomen Creek…” (From: PA Master Naturalist Volunteer Handbook, p. 8).
UNIT/SUBJECT: Introduction (Unit 1) ; ORNITHOLOGY ; ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM ; ART.
- Militia Hill Hawk Watch at Fort Washington State Park : Fort Washington State Park : Fort Washington, PA
“Each fall, thousands of migrating raptors begin their journey southward. Since 1990, a hawk watch has been held at Militia Hill in Fort Washington State Park to record their passage. All 16 species of eastern raptors have been recorded at this location. Season numbers of raptors vary from 4,000 – 12,000. The annual Militia Hill Hawk Watch runs from September 1st through October 31st….Militia Hill is also a good place to see migrating Monarchs in the fall and migrating Warblers in the spring.” (From: PA Master Naturalist Volunteer Handbook, p. 101).
UNIT/SUBJECT: Creatures of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Unit 4) ; ORNITHOLOGY ; ENTOMOLOGY ; ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS.
Updated: May 2018