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March 2017

April 2017

Native Plants of the Brandywine Region and Their Liaisons lecture

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Come learn about our gorgeous native plants in a special lecture by Mark Gormel, horticultural coordinator. Enjoy an illustrated look at the beauty of the native plants of the Brandywine region, including an expose on the significant others in their lives. How does a New England Aster connect...

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The Way Springtime Works

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Brandywine campus trails, noting the sights, sounds, and smells of spring as it begins to unfold.  You will hear about the signs in nature that indicate spring’s annual return, seeing examples along the path. Afterwards, head indoors to assemble...

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The Way Springtime Works

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Brandywine campus trails, noting the sights, sounds, and smells of spring as it begins to unfold.  You will hear about the signs in nature that indicate spring’s annual return, seeing examples along the path. Afterwards, head indoors to assemble a...

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May 2017

Shake up Your Foundation lecture

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Learn about native plants of the region that fit the aesthetics of your landscape design, provide multi-seasonal interest, and bring habitat back into the garden. Renee Kemmerer, a native plant expert and the Dogwood Path area horticulturist at Mt. Cuba Center, will share her experiences and...

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Wildflower, Native Plant & Seed Sale

Saturday, May 13, 2017 to Sunday, May 14, 2017

Shop for a wide variety of native grasses, ferns, vines, shrubs, and trees. Staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and provide planting and horticultural information. Organically grown vegetable plants from Two Gander Farm will be available.

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Guided Tour of the Miller Farm

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Learn how sustainable farming and natural resource protection blend at this beautiful working farm, permanently protected by the Brandywine Conservancy since 1992. Meet the owner/operators of Two Gander Farm, who lease part of the property for an...

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June 2017

Waterloo Mills Preserve Hike

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Enjoy a leisurely 2-mile walk through the wildflower and grassland meadows of this 170-acre nature preserve near the headwaters of the Darby Creek watershed. The walk will be led by Kevin Fryberger, natural resource manager, who has led extensive ecological restoration work on the property over...

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September 2017

Bike the Brandywine

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Explore the scenery, glimpse the history, and discover the lure of the Brandywine Creek on the 2nd annual Bike the Brandywine.

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