Join in at These Earth Day Celebrations

Did you know? While April 22 is officially Earth Day, from the very start, Philadelphia chose to make the celebration last longer. The first city to celebrate Earth Week, the City of Brotherly Love planned events from April 16 to 22, 1970. During that time, tens of thousands of people

Taking Spring Cleaning Outside

Spring is here! For many, that means throwing open windows and refreshing our indoor spaces. But what about outside? It’s an unfortunate fact that trash ends up in places it shouldn’t. While many people routinely carry a trash bag to pick up litter while enjoying the outdoors, sometimes a group

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

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

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