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Friday, April 12, 2013

Spring has FINALLY arrived...

So I realize as I write this, it's abnormally chilly and rainy once again, but in general, it feels like spring has arrived, so early next week I'll start talking about all of the great plants that I have spotted blooming (and some of the not so great ones!)  Along with all of the wonderful spring flowers (and rain) comes the busiest time in the world of conservation.  I thought I'd share some of the places that TLC is going to be this weekend in case you are looking for something to do in and around southern Chester County.

Saturday, April 13
Living History Hike at Bucktoe Creek Preserve
432 Sharp Road, Avondale, PA 19311
Traverse the historic sites surrounding the Chandler Mill Bridge and Bucktoe Cemetery with architectural historian Jane Dorchester.

Dig Into Spring at terrain
914 Baltimore Pike, Glen Mills PA
Attend the annual Dig into Spring celebration and an afternoon of seasonal crafts, fresh ideas for outdoor living, treats from the café, and kid's activities. We'll be manning a booth, so stop in and visit!
Sunday, April 14, 2013 
Race #1 in the Trail Creek Outfitters Trail Race Series at the Brandywine Valley Association. 
1760 Wawaset Rd  West Chester, PA 19382
Race begins at 8:30. Day of registration available--Run this race, then come back for The Stateline Loop 9K Trail Race for Conservation which is #2 in the series! Great T-shirts will be awarded to the runners who run in all four RACES!

Register online for the 9K:
Register online for the 5K:  

Volunteer Day at Stateline Woods Preserve
814 Merrybell Lane, Kennett Square PA 19348
Help us pot trees for our native plant nursery and do some general maintenance around the preserve.   

River Walkers Along the Red Clay Creek

Meet at 3:00PM at Chandler Mill Bridge 
Intersection of Bucktoe Road and Chandler Mill Road

On Sunday April 14th at 3:00pm, folks involved in the Mississippi River Water Walk 2013 are coming out to the Chandler Mill Bridge at the West Branch of the Red Clay Creek Corridor to conduct a blessing of the Waters Ceremony. 

This will be a nice way to bring positive spirits to the issues surrounding the Chandler Mill Bridge.

CLICK HERE to see the River Walkers journey. Please feel free to walk over and join us. Light refreshments will be provided.  

As you can see--we are going to be all over town this weekend! Hope you'll join us! Stay tuned for some of the things that are blooming that we spot while we are out and about!!

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