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


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


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


Audubon Loop Provides Easy Access to Nature

The Philly burbs have an abundance of hiking options for hikers of all abilities. A few weeks ago, we decided to head out, with a few requirements. We needed to be relatively close to Norristown, we wanted something we could easily complete in a couple hours and we needed a stroller-friendly trail. We found allRead More


Outside This Weekend: Birds, Rocks and a SuperMoon

As always, local parks and organizations have activities planned to get you enjoying the great outdoors this weekend. Remember to check their websites for details, as some require pre-registration and some charge fees. On Saturday, you can head to Crossways Preserve, Churchville Nature Center or Tacony Creek Park to explore the area with birding expertsRead More

11 Things to Do Outside This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a list of outdoor activities to choose from. For more information, you can go to our calendar, or better yet, to the sponsoring organization’s website. Note that some of these activities involve a fee and some require you to register in advance. Go for a walk ChurchvilleRead More