Winter Wonderland and Wildlife!!

Learn about wildlife habitat during the winter!

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Lancaster Environmental Center

Lancaster County Department of Parks and Recreation Environmental Center/ Winter and wildlife habitat

Friday, Feb. 12th, 11:30am-1:30pm

One Nature’s Way Lancaster, PA 17602


Arrival: 11:30am-12:00pm

12:00-1:00pm-- Indoor activity/ wildlife habitat during the winter season

1:00-1:30pm--outdoor activity/ wildlife tracking


Cost: $3 per student/ cash only-- day of event please


Purpose: Educational and Socialization

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will learn how winter weather has a profound effect on natural ecosystems.
  • They will also learn more about winter weather and how it helps shape plant and animal communities through hands on activities.
  • Science & Technology Standards Environmental & Ecology Standards Program can be offered at: Hands-on Activities Year-Round 3.1(A,B,C,D,E), 3.2(A,B,C), 3.4(A,B,C,D), 3.5(A,B,C,D), 3.7(A,B), 3.8(A) 4.1(A), 4.2(A,B,C), 4.3(A,B,C), 4.6(A,B,C), 4.8(A,B,C,D) .
  • Through guided/hands on outdoor wildlife tracking, students will learn first hand what wildlife is indigenous to Pennsylvania and their specific behaviors during the winter months.

OLS hours: 90 minutes of science.

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Don't Forget!

1: In consideration of our students with serious allergies, please refrain from bringing nut (food) products and balloons.

2: As always, to limit the spread of possible flu, please do not attend a PAVCS event if you have had a fever within 24 hours of the event.