Stewardship Showcase: ChesLen
ChesLen Preserve | Sat, May 05, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Preserve Manager Sean Quinn provides a behind-the-scenes peek at what it takes to manage Natural Lands’ 1,282-acre ChesLen Preserve. He’ll highlight historical features that make this property special, such as Star Gazers’ Stone and Potter’s Field.
In addition to a short walk, we’ll enjoy a wagon ride through picturesque landscapes to learn about the ecological significance and ongoing habitat restoration projects at ChesLen.
ChesLen Preserve is the largest privately owned nature preserve open to the public in Chester County. Miles of marked hiking trails lead visitors through shady woodlands, flower-filled meadows, fields of corn and soybeans, and stream valleys.
Visitors can also explore Ollie Owl’s NaturePlayGround, where young explorers can climb logs, build stick tee-pees, hunt for bugs, explore small streams, and get a little dirty, tired, and inspired. Free play is encouraged and is a great way for kids to gain an appreciation for nature.
Dress for the season and wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes.
Long pants and long-sleeved shirt, to protect you from poison ivy and brambles.
Bug spray and hat are suggested.
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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