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Montour Preserve

700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
(570)336-2060

July, 2021

Paddler’s Toolkit Workshop

July 24, 2021 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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Looking for an opportunity to develop your paddling skills and become a more infromed and confident paddler? Want to learn more about the environment and plants and animals you'll encounter on your next Susquehanna paddle? Join us for the Paddler’s Toolkit workshop hosted by the Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) and Pennsylvania Master Naturalist (PMN). The Paddler’s Toolkit will provide novice and veteran paddlers with new information and resources to enhance their next paddling adventure. Participants will complete a two-part training that…

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August, 2021

Welcome to Yoga Connections Event

August 22, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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The perfect way to finish the summer! A day of ultimate self-care! This is a FREE workshop-style day of fun, relaxing, and educational activities to learn how the 8 Limbs of Yoga can be integrated into our daily lives for overall wellbeing and happiness, all while connecting with nature. This is a day to come together, say goodbye to the things that no longer serve us, and say hello to new beginnings. Just bring a mat! I will introduce yogic techniques…

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October, 2021

Trees of Autumn Hike

October 23, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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Pennsylvania’s deciduous forests put on a colorful display each autumn. Every year the fall foliage is unique in its color. What will this year bring? Join us for a walk through the autumn woods as we enjoy a fall morning and discuss autumn’s changes and the hows and whys of leaf color and drop as trees prepare for the winter months. This will be an easy walk with stops along the way. Dress for the weather.

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November, 2021

Hoot ‘N’ Holler

November 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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Owls are creatures of mystery and magic, both feared and revered by ancient cultures. Today these winged hunters of the night are still cloaked in mystery and superstition. Join us to explore the legend, lore and natural history of owls. We'll discuss adaptations, identification and behavior of local species. We’ll spend time indoors, then step outside to try our hand at calling an owl. We’ll hoot ‘n’ holler and listen to find out if any owls hoot back. Join us…

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December, 2021

Waterbirds

December 4, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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The annual autumn waterfowl migration will be underway and Lake Chillisquaque is often a stop-off point along the migration route. This presents a great opportunity to observe ducks, geese and other water birds while they visit for a time before moving farther south for the winter. The program will begin on one corner of the lake and make our way to one or two additional sites. Dress for the weather and plan for some walking. Binoculars or a spotting scope…

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January, 2022

A Winter’s Walk

January 29, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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Winter is somewhat of a quiet time in Nature, but there is still plenty of interesting things to discover. Although many aspects of Nature are dormant through the winter, there is still a lot of activity. Join us for a walk through the preserve to explore the winter side of Nature. We’ll look for tracks and traces of animals and birds and discuss how certain animals survive winter. Binoculars will be helpful but not required. Dress for the weather and…

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February, 2022

A Look Back: 50 Years of Montour Preserve

February 11, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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From forest to farmland to an environmental and recreation area surrounding a lake, what is now Montour Preserve has evolved through time to what we know today. It first opened to the public in 1972 and has provided outdoor activities to hundreds of thousands of people ever since. In this look through the past, we’ll celebrate the preserve’s half century of serving local communities with historic photos and narrative. You might be surprised by some of the early plans for…

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August, 2022

Super Moon Paddle with a Purpose

August 12, 2022 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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Our Paddle with a Purpose series of events combines lovely paddles around the Montour Preserve with mindful stretching, meditation and thoughtful exercises lead by Amy Housenecht designed to help get the best out of every single day. This particular event is centered around the upcoming SUPER MOON! We only have 8 spots available, so don't delay in reserving your spot. These events usually sell out quickly.

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October, 2022

Walk in Penn’s Woods

October 2, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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Walk in Penn’s Woods is an annual event across Pennsylvania to enjoy the beauty of nature in our backyards. The walk will be on flat terrain and stops will be made to talk about local flora and fauna. The walk will start at the main parking lot of the visitor’s center and will proceed along Goose Woods Trail. Dress accordingly as the weather can be unpredictable and please, no pets.  For more information, please contact (570) 573-0084 or jbausinger@pa.gov.

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November, 2022

Waterbirds

November 5, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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FREE

The annual autumn waterfowl migration will be well under way and this event will provide a great opportunity to observe ducks, geese, and other water birds while they stop at lakes and ponds for a time before moving farther south for the winter.  We will begin at the Goose Cove Overlook on Lake Chillisquaque for a broad overview of the lake. Then we will make out way to Muskrat Blind for a look at a more secluded cove.  Dress for…

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December, 2022

Waterbirds

December 3, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Montour Preserve, 700 Preserve Road
Danville, PA 17821 United States
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FREE

The annual autumn waterfowl migration will be well under way and this event will provide a great opportunity to observe ducks, geese, and other water birds while they stop at lakes and ponds for a time before moving farther south for the winter.  We will begin at the Goose Cove Overlook on Lake Chillisquaque for a broad overview of the lake. Then we will make out way to Muskrat Blind for a look at a more secluded cove.  Dress for…

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