Events

August 16, 2022
  • Summer Native Plant Sale

    August 16, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    East Hanover Township Nature Park, 328 N Crawford Rd, Grantville, PA 17028, USA (Map)

    It's not too late to add a few more native plants for your landscape! Shop for later-emerging and summer-blooming species. A number of plants offered are keystone plants, meaning they are ecological powerhouses for the footprint they fill. Information about Manada Conservancy and select merchandise (for purchase) will also be available.  Find the summer sale plant list here.

    Questions? Contact the office at (717) 566-4122 or office@manada.org

August 19, 2022
  • Voices in the Garden

    August 19, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Herbert A Schaffner Memorial Park, Parkside Ave, Hummelstown, PA 17036, USA (Map)

    Learn more about Manada Conservancy and native plants at "Voices in the Garden."  We will have an info table at this community event, which is sponsored by the Master Gardeners and highlights their demonstration garden at Schaffner (Boro) Park in Hummelstown

September 10, 2022
  • Summer Native Plant Sale

    September 10, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    East Hanover Township Nature Park, 328 N Crawford Rd, Grantville, PA 17028, USA (Map)

    It's not too late to add a few more native plants for your landscape! Shop for later-emerging and summer-blooming species. A number of plants offered are keystone plants, meaning they are ecological powerhouses for the footprint they fill. Information about Manada Conservancy and select merchandise (for purchase) will also be available.  Find the summer sale plant list here.

    Questions? Contact the office at (717) 566-4122 or office@manada.org

September 15, 2022
  • "Discover Your World" Education Program

    September 15, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory At Hershey Gardens, 170 Hotel Rd, Hershey, PA 17033, USA (Map)

    Advances in technology have allowed more people to participate in the scientific process. Dr. Diane Husic, professor of biology at Moravian College and climate change researcher, will discuss how citizen science, phenology (the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena), and place-based learning are helping to address environmental challenges.

    Contact the office at (717) 566-4122 or office@manada.org to register or with questions.

September 17, 2022
  • Pronio Farm Tour

    September 17, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Enjoy a self-guided tour of one of our preserved properties in East Hanover Township. Check back in August for more details. (Raindate: September 24 & 25)

September 24, 2022
  • Food Chains (childen's program)

    September 24, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Ave, Hershey, PA 17033, USA (Map)

    What is a food chain, and what happens to animals and plants when the chain is broken?  Kids will learn answers to these questions through hands-on activities, games, and observations during this free program at Hershey Public Library.  No RSVP needed!  Recommended for children age 5 and up. (Presented in partnership with the Hershey Public Library and Lancaster County Parks and Recreation.)

October 2, 2022
  • A Walk in Penn's Woods

    October 2, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Join us for an early autumn stroll during the annual Walk in Penn's Woods! Boyd Big Tree Preserve is a 1,025 acre conservation area that straddles Blue Mountain. Its many large trees are homes for deep forest birds. During our walk on easy trails, Andy Brought (DCNR forester) and Ian Gardner (naturalist) will point out flora and fauna along the way. Ample parking is available within the preserve.

    Contact the office at (717) 566-4122 or office@manada.org to register or with questions.

October 18, 2022
  • Ten Reasons Why Immersion in Nature is Good for Your Health

    October 18, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory At Hershey Gardens, 170 Hotel Rd, Hershey, PA 17033, USA (Map)

    Dr. Matt Silvis, family practice and sports medicine physician with PennState Health and a long-time friend of Manada Conservancy, will discuss the many health benefits of spending time in the natural world.

    Contact the office at (717) 566-4122 or office@manada.org to register or with questions.