April 30, 2016, 9am-4pm
@ Manheim Township’s Overlook Park
Thank you to all the organizations that have registered to attend this year’s festival! We’re so thrilled to host you and engage the community in conservation together.
Nurseries and Community Members Selling Native Plants:
Habitat MT & The Community Table for volunteers selling their own propagated natives
Environmental Organizations in Our Community
with Information Displays:
Nature Centers: Lancaster County Environmental Center
Garden and Plant Groups: Lancaster County Master Gardeners, York County Master Gardener, Deb Carman, Butterfly Educator, and MaeScapes, Pennsylvania Native Plant Society, Louise Arnold Tanger Arboretum
Conservation and Advocacy Organizations: Audubon Pennsylvania, Lancaster Sierra Club, PA Society of the American Chestnut Foundation, Lancaster County Conservation District, Pennsylvania Master Naturalists, Citizens Climate Lobby, GMO Free Lancaster County, GMO Free Pennsylvania, City of Lancaster, Lancaster County Conservancy, Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority, PA Fish and Boat Commission
New! Art and Craft Vendors:
Nesting Bee Blocks, Green Roof Bird Houses, Garden Benches by Jen and Rob Mohler
Want to be part of the festival next year? Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zoo America’s “Native Pennsylvania Species” 10:00am-11:00am
Birds of Prey 12:00-2:30pm
Honeybee Hive @ Lancaster County Beekeeper’s Society Table
Live reptiles @ Lancaster Herpetological Society
Snakes, Turtles, and Toads @ PA Fish and Boat Commission
Caterpillars and Pupa @ York County Master Gardeners and MaeScapes Table
Baby Chicks @ Heritage Creek Farm Camp Tent
Kids Activities FREE ALL DAY LONG!!!!
Crafts, games, and activities – look for the kids tents!
Kids Activities sponsored by Heritage Creek Farm Camp and Manheim Township Recreation and Parks Department Summer Camps!!
11:30 a.m. – “Old Gnome and the Fairy Cradle” puppet play performed by Once Upon a Puppet Troupe. *Takes place outdoors in the children’s area!
SPEAKERS AND WORKSHOPS:
10:00 a.m. – “Native Pennsylvania Animals” – Zoo America
10:30 a.m. – “Pruning 101” – Forester Martin Stolpe
11:30 a.m. – “Radio-tracking of Ring-neck Pheasants in Lancaster’s Central Park” – Dr. Aaron Haines and Anthony Kessler, Millersville University
12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Live Birds of Prey – Mark Kocher
12:30 p.m. – “Right Plant, Right Place” – Aimee Tyson, Lancaster County Master Gardeners
1:30 p.m. – “Collecting and Growing from Seed” – Tim Eck, American Chestnut Foundation
2:30 p.m. – “Gardening for Wildlife” – Andrew Korzon, Landscape Architect, Land Studies
3:00 p.m. – “Pruning 101” – Forester Martin Stolpe