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Fern Hollow Nature Center

Author: Sam Capezzuto
Address: 1901 Glen Mitchell Road, PO Box 8, Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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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.


Walk and Wellness Workshop offered at Fern Hollow Nature Center
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March 25, 2019
Find Your Plateau & Stay There! Workshop Series How to create a life of energizing balance, one powerful step at a time! Sundali Wellness Coaching Co. and Fern Hollow Nature Center invites you to experience a journey to nourish your body, engage your mind & ignite your spirit in the Find Your Plateau & Stay […]

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Celebrate Spring at Fern Hollow Nature Center’s 14th Annual Maple Sugar Celebration and Pancake Breakfast
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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 […]

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Fern Hollow’s Spring Maker’s Series brings art and nature together for children
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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 […]

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Perfect Valentine’s Celebration for Nature Lovers
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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

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How to Find Owls for Those Who Give a Hoot
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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 […]

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BeeKeeping 101 at Fern Hollow Nature Center
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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 […]

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Fern Hollow Nature Center offers new adult series – Animals You Didn’t Know You Loved
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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, […]

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