The VFAS Calendar of Events features bird walks, hikes, educational programs, and special events occurring primarily in Southern Pennsylvania and the surrounding regions. Click here for a downloadable March – August 2020 PDF calendar.
Events in June 2019
- Hike @ Bryn Coed Preserve
Hike @ Bryn Coed Preserve
This brand new Natural Lands property is immense, with a mix of fields, woodland trails, creek crossing and marshes. We will hike approximately 5 miles, with some open hills, and possible mud. Bring water. Many possibilities for lunch in the Kimberton/Phoenixville area. The address for the new parking lot is 1869 Flint Road, Chester Springs PA 19425. This is just south of St. Matthews Road.
Leader: Bev McGeehan, firstname.lastname@example.org, cell: 610-764-049
- Hike @ State Line Woods
Hike @ State Line Woods
A variety of terrain...through woods, meadows, and rolling hills for this hike near Kennett Square. This preserve is managed by The Land Conservancy of Southern Chester County (TLC). A Land Manager from TLC will accompany us and will point out natural features of this area. Suggested donation $3 (optional). Bring water and lunch or eat in Kennett Square after the hike.
DIRECTIONS: From Rt 202 South turn right on Rt 1 South. Pass Longwood Gardens. Turn left at traffic light onto Bayard Road (at CVS/WAWA). Proceed about 2 miles to the “T” at Old Kennett Pike and turn right. Take the first left onto Merrybell Lane (Look for TLC sign). Drive up the lane to the parking area.
Leader: Fran DeMillion, email@example.com (H)610-444-3644, cell: 610-316-2937 (for day of hike)
- Hike @ French Creek State Park
Hike @ French Creek State Park
There are modest hills. Bring water. We’ll eat after hike in restaurant in area. DIRECTIONS: Take Rt. 23 West and go west, cross Rt. 100 then go about 6 miles and make right on Rt. 345N, go a couple of miles and make a left on Entrance Road, go 1/4 mile to Park Road. Make right and park near Park office.
Leader: Gary Rigg 610-716-7654.