Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Programs

The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County (TLC) holds educational programs year-round at our four nature preserves, and one sister-preserve.

All programs run rain or shine. In the case of severe weather, TLC will announce updates via Facebook, Twitter, and our website. All programs are non-refundable.

To register for a program: click on the corresponding links below for online registration, call our office at 610-347-0347 ext. 104 or email education@tlcforscc.org. If you have questions or would like to register outside of our office hours (M-F from 10am – 6pm), please contact Paige Minka at 484-467-9125 (cell).

Members, when registering online please type the word ‘member‘ in the promotion code box at checkout to receive your discount. TLC members receive special discounts and members-only programming throughout the year: Become a Member Today.

December 2014

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Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Location: Stateline Woods Preserve (814 Merrybell Lane, Kennett Square, PA 19348)

Celebrate the changing of seasons with TLC this winter solstice! Enjoy time outdoors observing the night sky, warming up by the bonfire and decorating TLC’s evergreen tree with natural decorations. Joining us will be storyteller, Bill Wood, who will tell stories of winter time and nature enjoyable for participants of all ages! Refreshments provided. $5 TLC members; $10 non-members. Click here to register!

January 2015

Winter Tree Identification

Sunday, January 11, 2015 from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM. Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA 19311).

Venture to the Bucktoe Creek Preserve arboretum to learn new and interesting ways to identify common trees of Pennsylvania without the help of their leaves! $10 TLC members; $15 non-members. Click here to register!

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Fox at Stateline Woods Preserve

Wildlife in Winter Series: Part I

Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM. Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA 19311).

Families & folks of all ages! Join TLC for a winter walk to learn about the many ways in which wildlife survive over the harsh winter months. Part I will focus on hibernation and other similar states that wildlife undergo. $5 TLC members; $10 non-members. Click here to register!

Full Moon Owl Prowl

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 6:00PM – 8:00PM. Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA 19311).

Listen for creatures of the night in the Bucktoe Creek Preserve’s woodland habitat. Great Horned, Screech and Barred Owls are known to roam the preserve! $5 TLC members; $10 non-members. Click here to register!

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Falling Snowflakes

Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 9:00AM – 11:00AM. Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA 19311).

Bundle up for a morning winter walk through the frosty meadows of Bucktoe Creek Preserve learning about the wondrous sn0wflake. Bring your families for snowflake crafts at the conclusion of the walk! $3 TLC members; $5 non-members. Click here to register!

Wildlife in Winter Series: Part II

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Participants identifying fox tracks.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 9:30AM – 11:00AM. Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA 19311).

Return to Bucktoe for part II of the nature walk series focused on camouflage and other methods of winter survival. What types of wildlife can you spot? $5 TLC members; $10 non-members. Click here to register!

Sky Tour

Saturday, March 21,2015 from 8:00PM – 9:30PM. Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA 19311).

Come out for a night at the Bucktoe Creek Preserve looking at  bright, speedy or curious looking objects in the skies above! $10 TLC members; $15 non-members; $5 children under 12. Click here to register!

Wildlife in Winter Series: Part III

Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9:30AM – 11:00AM. Location: Bucktoe Creek Preserve (432 Sharp Rd, Avondale, PA 19311).

Don’t miss the final part to the Wildlife in Winter Series looking for and learning about migrating wildlife species. As spring is just around the corner, join us for a final winter adventure! $5 TLC members; $10 non-members. Click here to register!