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Birding in the Garden

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden | Fri, June 01, 2018, 8:30am - 10:30am

Gardens, grasses, and native-plant habitats sustain a variety of hawks, woodpeckers, finches, and other birds. Join Natural Lands staffer Debbie Beer for a guided bird walk, looking and listening for our feathered friends along the way, and take part in this citizen-science effort to track migratory and breeding birds as Stoneleigh transforms from private estate to public garden.


Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden
1829 East County Line Road
Villanova , PA 19085


June 1, 2018
8:30am - 10:30am

For nearly 80 years, Stoneleigh was the home of the Haas family, which donated the property to Natural Lands in 2016 so that it would remain preserved forever.

The property includes stately trees, winding pathways, and lush gardens that were designed by a number of notable landscape architects over the past century—including the Olmsted Brothers, sons of the famed Frederick Law Olmsted.

  • Meet at the Welcome Kiosk.
  • Birders of all backgrounds and experience levels are invited to join the walk.
  • Bring binoculars if you have them (a few will be available to borrow).
  • Dress for the season and wear sturdy shoes.
  • Bring water bottle and binoculars.
  • Please leave your four-legged friends at home.


Event is free. Registration required. Please complete and submit the secure, on-line registration form below to let us know you are coming, or call 610-353-5587 ext. 221.

Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration. In that case, we will make every effort to update our website and contact registrants. Note that we cannot offer refunds of paid registrations or ticket purchases, but rest assured that your donation will help us in our work to save open space, care for nature, and connect people to the outdoors.

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