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Newtown Square Pop-Up Gardens are Open

On Saturday, May 8th in conjunction with the celebration of World Migratory Bird Day, Newtown Township in Delaware County, PA, launched its native plant demonstration pop-up garden on the grounds of the Township Building with the participation of a large number of...

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A Springtime Fashion Show in the Treetops

Life literally bursts from the Earth and the sky in April to take to the sweet task of making the next generation. Flowers advertise their reproductive organs using fanciful colors and enticing smells. Birds sing, and frogs croak, all in the hopes of finding lovers...

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Native Plant Pop-Up Gardens in Newtown Square: May 8 to June

Get some native plant ideas for your spring garden by visiting our native plant pop-up gardens in Newtown Square. The first will be at the Newtown Township Administrative Building at 209 Bishop Hollow Rd. Newtown Square, PA. from May 8 to May 15. The second will be at...

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2020 Christmas Bird Count Results

Valley Forge Audubon Society’s 35th Christmas Bird Count took place on Saturday, Dec 26, 2020.  A warm, rainy  Christmas Day was followed by a cold, windy day on Dec 26, making for unpleasant conditions. A total of 64 hardy participants spent 181 hours in the field,...

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Doug Tallamy and “The Nature of Oaks” – Replay

If you missed Doug Tallamy's discussion with VFAS President Vince Smith about his new book  "The Nature of Oaks" or want to watch it again, a recording is available here.   There were 230 people who attended. Thanks to Reads & Company in Phoenixville, for...

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Citizen Science: NestWatch

NestWatch (https://nestwatch.org/) is the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s nationwide monitoring program designed to track status and trends in the reproductive biology of birds, including when nesting occurs, number of eggs laid, how many eggs hatch, and how many...

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Pennsylvania’s Barn Owls – Replay

Thanks to Dan Mummert, Diversity Biologist from the PGC for his wonderful presentation on his work with barn owl conservation. If you missed it or would like to watch it again, a link is now available here Sebastian Harris, a local ecologist/artist has designed...

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