Tagged Animals and Nature

Insectarium

The very popular Insectarium will be bringing a variety of insects, some that you can pet and even taste! Generously paid for by The Friends of Bustleton Library from a Philadelphia Activities Fund Grant!

Snake Party!

Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his favorite live snakes so we can get up-close-and-personal with these fascinating creatures.  You will learn about their behaviors and habitats, and have your questions answered. …

Art & Nature for Teens!

Calling all teen artists and teen nature enthusiasts. We'll take it outside into the Wissahickon Valley Park for a 4-week program.  Activities will include painting, writing, hiking, birding, botany, and more.  No…

Art & Nature for Teens!

Calling all teen artists and teen nature enthusiasts. We'll take it outside into the Wissahickon Valley Park for a 4-week program.  Activities will include painting, writing, hiking, birding, botany, and more.  No…

Art & Nature for Teens!

Calling all teen artists and teen nature enthusiasts. We'll take it outside into the Wissahickon Valley Park for a 4-week program.  Activities will include painting, writing, hiking, birding, botany, and more.  No…

Art & Nature for Teens!

Calling all teen artists and teen nature enthusiasts. We'll take it outside into the Wissahickon Valley Park for a 4-week program.  Activities will include painting, writing, hiking, birding, botany, and more.  No…

Snake Party!

Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his favorite live snakes so we can get up-close-and-personal with these fascinating creatures.  You will learn about their behaviors and habitats, and have your questions answered. …

Bugging Out and Other Natural Sciences

Children and families are invited to an interactive hands-on natural science program, presented by educators from Bartram’s Gardens.

Safari Party with Lynne

Many unique animals presented to educate, entertain, and enjoy! Lynne strives to teach respect for nature and to see the beauty and wonder in all animals. Including, but not limited to: chinchillas, skunks, lizards, rabbits, snakes,…

Zoo on Wheels | Fur, Feathers, Scales & Skin

Learn about birds, mammals and reptiles with a visit from the Philadelphia Zoo's Little Zoo on Wheels .  They will bring live animals!  Space is limited, so please sign up in advance.

Snake Party!

Learn all about snake behavior and habitats.  Scott Prior will bring some of his favorite live snakes so we can get up-close-and-personal with these fascinating creatures.  If you are brave enough, you can pet one!

GreenFILE *

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution,…

BBC Animals

Find your favourite animals, where and how they live, the latest news about them and who's filming them right now.

Honeybees

The third Saturday in August is National Honeybee Day, a day to celebrate this small but vital insect. Philadelphians should be especially proud; the modern beehive, known as the Langstroth hive, was invented in the City of Brotherly…