Since 1997, Fern Hollow Nature Center has been a valuable education and environmental resource in the Sewickley community. With over 9,000 visitors a year, it is a place where individuals, groups and families can come to enjoy the outdoors. The center is the gateway to the area park system and a place where people can come to understand the environment through hands-on environmental education for local students, adult programs, family programs, summer camps, preschool programs, and wonderful community events.
Come explore, learn and discover at Fern Hollow Nature Center today.
February 22, 2019
Fern Hollow Nature Center will host their 14th Annual Pancake Breakfast and Maple Sugar Celebration on March 9th from 8:30am to Noon. Fun for the whole family! The event features wonderful traditional or buckwheat pancakes served with real maple syrup from the Beaver County Conservation District, sausage and a drink. Families will also enjoy a […]
February 22, 2019
Join Fern Hollow Nature Center for our Maker’s Series program, Haiku Shadow Box on March 3rd from 2:00-4:00pm. Instructor, Teresa Duff, will help students create their own Haiku Shadow Box, a traditional form of Japanese poetry is exquisitely simple yet challenging to compose. Students will read, discuss and learn about this literary form then create […]
February 8, 2019
Join Fern Hollow Nature Center on March 13th at 7:00pm for In’sex’ts & Wine to learn about the weird, wild and horrifying ways that insects mate while you enjoying some appetizers and wine. Wine provided by Scout & Cellar, an organic wine distributor. To register go to www.fhnc.org
February 7, 2019
Join Fern Hollow Nature Center for How to Find Owls for Those Who Give a Hoot on February 16th from 5:00-8:00pm. Children 7-11 years will learn about and look for some of our favorite nocturnal birds- Owls. They will learn what makes owls special and different from other birds. Dissect an owl pellet and prowl […]
January 25, 2019
Join FHNC on February 2nd from 8:30am to 4:30pm for Beekeeping 101. This classroom based course offers beginning beekeepers an introduction to honey bee biology and beekeeping basics. This class will be taught by a Master Beekeeper and President of PA State Beekeepers Assocation, Steve Repasky. The course will cover honey bee castes, races, pests,and […]
January 15, 2019
Join Fern Hollow Nature Center for our first program in our new adult programming series, Animals You Didn’t Know You Loved. Julia Schwierking, an environmental educator at FHNC and an expert on all things bugs, will kick off the series on Jan. 23 from 7-9 p.m. with “Tarigrades and Tequila.” The evening will include microscopes, […]