Drop-in and Discover

COVID-19 Safety Updates:

We will be requiring pre-registration for this free event and limiting attendance to 18 participants to comply with safe social-distancing protocols. In addition, we will be hosting the event outside, the Nature Center is closed to the public. Please dress for an adventure outdoors.

The Nature Center is closed. The trails remain open dawn to dusk each day.


Drop-in and Discover begins at 11:00 a.m


Looking for something wild to do? Nature comes alive Saturday mornings at Asbury Woods. Stop in each week for a new hands-on, minds-on, staff-facilitated educational activity that are free and open to the public. Each week will offer a new experience to discover.

Presented by UMPC Health Plan.


Pre-registration required. EVERYONE must register, children and adults.


Dropin June


June 6: Pollinator Plant Seed Bombs

Each participant will make a seed bomb to take and spread either at Asbury Woods or a location of your choosing.  We will also take a walk and visit the meadow trail to learn more about pollinator-friendly plants, weather permitting.

Program recommendation: Ages 3 - 8 with an adult


Dropin June 2


June 13: Nature Movement Experience

Take a guided walk and observe movement in nature. Participants will be encouraged to move in ways inspired by the nature we discover on our hike.

Program recommendation: Ages 3 - 8 with an adult


Dropin June 3

June 20: Hidden Treasure Nature Hike

Bring your mobile device and your hiking boots as we discover the trails in a new way!  Explore the trails around the Nature Center on a guided hike to find a QR code that will reveal special spots, interesting nature facts about the plants and animals that live at Asbury Woods, and other natural features. (Downloading a QR Code reader on your mobile device in advance will be helpful)

Program recommendation: Ages 7 - 14 with an adult


Dropin June 4


June 27: What's For Lunch

Visit with a Naturalist to learn all about what native animals like to eat.  Visitors will get a closer look at our new animal skull collection and learn how teeth, jaws and claws help animals to make short work of their favorite food.

Program recommendation: Ages 7 - 14 with an adult


Drop-in and Discover Presented By:

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