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Autumn Guided Bird Watching Walk

Thomas P. Bentley Nature Preserve Warwick Furnace Road & Valley Way Road, Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Despite fall bird migration coming to a close, October still offers great opportunity to spot fascinating bird species at the Thomas P. Bentley Nature Preserve. Hit the trails with Master Naturalist Patty Werth and volunteer guide John Werth of the Valley Forge Audubon Society for a guided bird watching walk through the scenic and colorful […]

West Vincent Fall Festival

***Due to Saturday's forecast, the festival has been rescheduled to Sunday, October 15. Enjoy a day filled with delicious food and great company in the beauty of nature & make sure to stop by French & Pickering's table to say hi!

Carriage Drive Through Warwick Furnace

Thomas P. Bentley Nature Preserve Warwick Furnace Road & Valley Way Road, Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

The Brandywine Valley Driving Club, in collaboration with French & Pickering, is holding a 7 mile carriage drive with a rest stop at the Thomas P. Bentley Nature Preserve, the location of the Warwick Furnace historical ruins. Join us as the horse drawn carriages drive through this beautiful, autumn landscape on Sunday, October 15. The […]

Historic Yellow Springs Village Open House

Historic Yellow Springs 1685 Art School Road, Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, United States

Welcome the spirit of autumn and save the date for the highly anticipated second annual Yellow Springs Village Open House on October 15, 2023! Explore the charming village of Yellow Springs and it’s unique 300 year history, while indulging in a delightful array of fall activities for visitors of all ages. This event is free […]

New Trail Hike

Templin Woods Preserve 343 Templin Road, Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Take a break from your busy schedule and immerse yourself in the colors of fall! Join Preserve Manager Jim Moffett for a hike through our newest trail at the Templin Woods Preserve. The Templin Woods Preserve is over 500 acres of woodland wildlife habitat and is an important source of clean water for the local Great Marsh […]

Online Auction

Our 2023 Online Auction compliments our in-person 41st Annual Auction on Saturday, November 4th.

41st Annual Auction Party

Stonewall Elverson, PA, United States

Join the fun in-person at the 41st Annual Auction Party, Saturday, November 4th, 6:00 p.m. at Stonewall. Enjoy good friends, great hors d'oeuvres, dinner and an open bar with access to auction items only available to those present. The in-person Annual Auction Party will be complimented by the Online Auction, which will take place November […]

Quiet Woods Stroll

The Templin Woods Preserve 343 Templin Road, Glenmoore, Pennsylvania, United States

Join environmental educator and naturalist Colleen Cranney for a calming walk through our picturesque Templin Woods Preserve as we enjoy the last days of autumn beauty in the forest! The Templin Woods Preserve is over 500 acres of woodland wildlife habitat and is an important source of clean water for the local Great Marsh ecosystem. […]

Forest Updates: Current Issues Affecting the Health of our Trees, Lecture by John Nissen

Historic Yellow Springs 1685 Art School Road, Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, United States

Have you noticed sick Ash or Beech trees in your neighborhood or local parks? Unfortunately, like much of the rest of North America, northern Chester County hasn't been spared by the devastating impacts of Beech Leaf Disease and the Emerald Ash Borer. Join us for an evening with John Nissen, a Service Forester with the […]

Tree Planting

Thomas P. Bentley Nature Preserve Warwick Furnace Road & Valley Way Road, Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

Want to make a positive, lasting impact for the environment and community? Join French & Pickering's "tree-mendous" staff and volunteers to assist in the planting of 500 trees at the stunning Thomas P. Bentley Nature Preserve! Many hands make light work and a great impact for a healthy future.  We welcome you to this family-friendly event to stay […]