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Giants of the Forest
Meet the very largest trees in our forest, some with a circumference of over 12 feet. Learn why these trees grew so big and how they managed to escape the saw blade. Learn simple ways to identify these species by their winter characteristics. Our walk will take us through old fields, past ruins and into steep ravines.
|Where||The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagys Mill Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19128|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||1:00 pm–3:00 pm|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Singles, Seniors|
More About The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education is an "urban environmental education center." It exists to promote the preservation of the environment and focuses on four distinct areas, "environmental education, wildlife rehabilitation, land restoration and environmental art."
The center is composed of a main building that houses interactive exhibits, a gift and book shop, an art gallery and meeting rooms. Also located on the property is an amphitheater and picnic pavilion.
More than three miles of hiking trails wind through the property and are open daily for individuals to explore the surrounding nature. Educational programs are held throughout the year for students, teachers, kids and adults.