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"Southwest Spring Fest" over picture of flowering tree and blue sky

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019 | , , , , , ,

Southwest Spring Fest! (2019)

Join us for a great weekend of family-friendly activities as we kick off our 2019 season! John Heinz Wildlife Refuge and Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center will also hold fun events this weekend. A free shuttle bus will be available between Heinz, Cobbs Creek, and Bartram’s Garden and several community locations for both weekend days. See the bus schedule here.   Saturday, April 27th First Day of Boating: 11am-3pm at Bartram’s Garden Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse reopens for the 2019…

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April 27, 2019 | , , ,

City Nature Challenge BioBlitz (2019)

Help us kick off our Southwest Spring Fest weekend with the Bartram’s BioBlitz! We’ll be posted up from 9am to 4pm trying to find as many species as possible, but you’re welcome to come and go as you please (or even come early! Looking at you, birders.) This event will occur throughout the site. You can find a map and get help setting up the iNaturalist app at the picnic area by the Barn. We will also have volunteer naturalists…

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Girl holding a green sticker that reads "I am a scientist"

April 28, 2019 | ,

Philadelphia Science Festival: Be A Watershed Scientist (2019)

Join Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and Bartram’s Garden for a fun-filled learning experience along the Schuylkill River! Take a stroll through our watershed education ‘stations’ to learn all about trash in our waterways by playing games and changing your perception. Scientists aren’t always in the lab! Many water quality professionals work hard to protect our waterways from pollution, including litter and illegal dumping. We hope to inspire families in the Southwest community (and beyond) to take action in their…

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