July 26, 2018
  • Harrisburg Senators Go Green Night

    July 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
    FNB Field, 245 Championship Way, Harrisburg, PA 17101, USA (Map)

    Join Manada Conservancy for a night at the ballpark with the Harrisburg Senators! Meet members of Manada Conservancy and fellow environmental organizations during Go Green Night on Thursday, July 26th. A portion of each ticket sold by Manada Conservancy will benefit our mission of local land preservation and environmental education. Reserve your spot at this website! 

July 29, 2018
  • Ice Cream Social

    July 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    The Inn at Westwynd Farm, 1620 Sand Beach Rd, Hummelstown, PA 17036, USA (Map)

    Cool off on a hot summer day with some ice cream while learning more about Manada's mission and how you can be involved in our conservation efforts! We will also recognize founding Board member Chuck Cladel for his 20 years of service to our community.

    Manada members are welcome to bring friends, but registration is required. Please RSVP by July 25 to or 717-566-4122.

September 9, 2018
  • Fall Native Plant Sale & Garden Open House

    September 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    108 Banbury Cir, Hummelstown, PA 17036, USA (Map)

    You’re invited to visit the gardens of Manada Conservancy Board member Laura Goss. Enjoy a guided tour or wander about for inspiration on how to transform your yard into a native landscape. Gain information about the evolution of a yard and its gardeners as you view examples of how the Goss’s home landscape was transformed over the years from a new development into native habitat. Native plants will be on sale, including milkweed, pollinator-friendly perennials, native trees, shrubs, and vines. Invite your friends, family, & neighbors to learn more about gardening with natives!

September 16, 2018
  • Children's program: Plants of the Buffer

    September 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Ave, Hershey, PA 17033, USA (Map)

    Ever wondered what’s going on in the lawn in front of the library?  Join us and learn about riparian buffers and why they are important for our community.  Then take a walk on the wild side and learn about the hard-working plants that make their home there.  After the program, take a “field trip” down to the buffer and see what’s “growing on”!  The hour-long program is geared toward kids in K-5th grade. Parents are required to attend with their children.  Held rain or shine, so please dress for outdoor conditions.

    This program is free and open to the public. Please register by contacting the Manada Conservancy office at or 717-566-4122.

    Presented in partnership with the Hershey Public Library

September 23, 2018
  • Manada Conservancy's 3rd Annual Music Over the Mountains ~ A Celebration of Land Preservation

    September 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Wind In The Willows, 35 Webster School Rd, Grantville, PA 17028, USA (Map)

    Join us for an evening of Blues, Barbecue, and Brews to celebrate Manada Conservancy's milestone of 2,000 acres preserved! Enjoy the beautiful Wind in the Willows venue with a picturesque view of Blue Mountain, central to Manada Conservancy’s land preservation efforts, and musical entertainment by locally renowned blues band Acoustic Stew. Savor barbecue from Forrest’s Feed Co. of Hummelstown, sip beer provided by Troegs Brewery, and bid on silent auction treasures. All event proceeds benefit Manada Conservancy's mission of local land preservation.

    Tickets ($50) include Music, Barbecue, and (3) Beers. Tickets now available at

    (Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For details, contact the Manada Conservancy office at or 717-566-4122.)

September 26, 2018
  • A Few Small Things...of the Kittatinny Corridor

    September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Dauphin County Ag & Natural Resources Center (Map)

    Rich Zaino, President of Manada Conservancy, will present an intimate look at an assortment of small, easily overlooked, often beautiful natural things that may be found within the Kittatinny Corridor.  They will initially be presented as close-up photos of something unknown. Following their correct identification by the audience, he will discuss a little of their natural history and what makes them awe-inspiring.  This program is suitable for adults and children of 10 years or older.

    This program is free and open to the public. Please register by contacting the Manada Conservancy office at or 717-566-4122.

October 7, 2018
  • A Walk in Penn's Woods

    October 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    TBA (Map)

    Join us for a guided nature walk during the peak of autumn as part of this state-wide initiative!

    Our guided 1.5 mile walk will explore Capital Region Water’s DeHart Dam and Reservoir in scenic Clarks Valley. This rare opportunity to walk the DeHart Dam will highlight the journey of drinking water from raindrop to the tap and the role we share in stewarding these water resources.  The beautiful area in the surrounding Clarks Valley is home to abundant wildlife, working forest, public lands and clean water. Nature will be observed at its finest with a Manada Conservancy field expert to identify birds, wildlife, flowers and invasive species. Forest and tree health will be discussed along the way.
    Walk participants are advised to wear well-fitting sturdy shoes or boots. Terrain may be uneven and there are moderate inclines. We will meet in the gravel parking lot at the DeHart Dam entrance, approximately 12 miles northeast of Dauphin Pa. and can be accessed from Rt. 325 (Clarks Valley Road). Parking is limited and carpooling is recommended.

    Directions: from Rt. 22/322 take the Rt. 225N exit toward Halifax; keep left on Rt. 225N and travel approximately 2 miles to Rt. 325E. Turn right on Rt. 325E, and travel approximately 12 miles to pull-off on right. Google Maps identifies the route and area. The property sign is labeled with the following address: 4927-4931 Clarks Valley Road, Tower City PA. 17980. 

    This program is free and open to the public, but registration is required and is limited to 50 participants.  Please register by contacting the Manada Conservancy office at or 717-566-4122.

    Presented in partnership with Dauphin County Woodland Owner’s Association and Capital Region Water