The “Nest Best Thing” in Montgomery County, New Audubon Museum Has Something for Everyone

The new museum at the John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove seamlessly blends art and nature into an education center that is sure to create a new generation of birders. The result of 15 years of planning, the new jewel in the Mill Grove site demonstrates the best possible result of a public/private collaboration.Read More

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A Hidden Hike in Suburban Montgomery County

Trails to Try A series of articles dedicated to hiking trails in the Philadelphia area The Skippack Creek Loop Trail Hidden in the suburbs of Montgomery County, Evansburg State Park, a 3000+ area on both sides of the Skippack Creek, includes a variety of landscapes, from forests to meadows including the creek and former farmland.Read More

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Exploring the Great Outdoors – In Philadelphia?

Trails to Try A series of articles dedicated to hiking trails in the Philadelphia area The Schuylkill Center   It seems hard to believe, but you can go hiking and leave city sights and sounds behind, all without leaving the city. The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education has over three miles of trails that loopRead More

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Where Outdoor Fun and Holiday Lights Collide (Beautifully)

The temperature is dropping and holiday events are starting to fill everyone’s calendar. These facts conspire to keep people indoors, but there are still plenty of opportunities to spend time outdoors. These local attractions featuring holiday lights are sure to bring smiles while providing an opportunity to spend time walking outside. A Longwood Christmas atRead More

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It’s Never Too Soon to Learn About the Outdoors

  It is no secret that kids love the outdoors and that there are a multitude of benefits to spending time outdoors for us all. There are of course the physical health benefits associated with regular exercise and exposure to fresh air and sunshine, but also mental benefits, such as improved mood and reduced stress.Read More

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