EXPLORE: Out of State

Enjoy EXPLORE-ing these wonderful places in our neighboring states.

OUT-OF-STATE:


DELAWARE:

  • Abbott’s Mill Nature Center : Milford, DE
    “…run by the Delaware Nature Society. It offers a 6-acre Cedar Bog Preserve and other tracts of preserved land totaling over 70 acres of land. It is part of the 313-acre Milford Millponds Nature Preserve…The nature Center houses live native amphibians and reptiles and taxidermy displays of mammals, waterfowl, and raptors. A unique feature is their participation in the annual Slaughter Beach Horseshoe Crab spawning survey.” (From: PA Master Naturalist Volunteer Handbook, p. 76).
    UNIT/SUBJECT: We’re All Connected: Ecology band the Circle of Life (Unit 3) ; HERPETOLOGY ; ORNITHOLOGY ; ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS.


MARYLAND:

  • Lower Susquehanna River Valley —  Susquehannock State Park
    “In Pennsylvania, the river is bordered by steep, wooded hillsides with rich glens and surrounding landscape of farmland. Geese, ducks, and swans can be seen on the river…especially during migration in February and March.Late October and November are good times to observe waterfowl as well. The Lower Susquehanna is also a great place to observe a variety of birds…It is also the best place to regularly find Bald Eagles…Herons, egrets, and gulls are very common in the area.” (From: PA Master Naturalist Volunteer Handbook, p. 100).
    UNIT/SUBJECT: Creatures of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Unit 4) ; ORNITHOLOGY.

 

Updated: May 2018

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