Winter Virtual Activities
- Snow Science
Our Asbury Woods mad scientist, "Dr. Goodwill," has been busy this winter experimenting with all things snow and ice! She has picked her three favorite experiments to share with you that you can try at home before this winter is over.
- Pennsylvania Snakes
Join Ms. Melissa for an introduction to snakes found in Pennsylvania, ways to identify venomous and non-venomous snakes, and the importance of this reptile.
- Winter Birdwatching
Join Jessica to learn about species you will see in our area, citizen science projects to join, and how to attract birds to your yard.
- A Splash Back in Time
Walnut Creek is a great place to explore at Asbury Woods, but did you know that right now is not the only time that land has been covered by water? Learn more as educator Melissa shares two clues that show us how that land has drastically changed over time.
- QR Code Quest
Are you looking for a safe and fun outdoor activity for you or your family to enjoy? Using QR Codes, Asbury Woods has created a puzzle for you to solve as you explore the trails in search of the nine plaques with the clues. Melissa, a member of our education team, can tell you more about this activity in this Virtual Visit.
You can find the QR code map and puzzle below:
- Our Green Roof
Winter, spring, summer, or fall, the green roof is always hard at work for Asbury Woods. Learn more about how the special features of the green roof make it more than a simple covering for the Nature Center on this virtual visit.
- Cross Country Skiing
Every season is perfect for recreation on the trails at Asbury Woods! Interpretive Naturalist Melissa loves to spend snowy days cross country skiing. Join her in this virtual visit to learn more about this fun wintertime activity and how you can give it a try at Asbury Woods.
Humans have been communicating with one another for thousands of years. One form of communication can be found on trees around the world – Arborglyphs. Join Interpretive Naturalist, Melissa, as she introduces the history of arborglyphs and how they affect the forests they are found in.
- Ash Trees
If you are a frequent visitor to our Greenway Trail, you’ve likely noticed some changes to the landscape near the boardwalk portion of that trail. Join Interpretive Naturalist Jessica as she takes you out on the trail to the area that was once a stand of Pumpkin Ash trees. We’ll learn what happened to the trees there and how Asbury Woods is contributing to the restoration of the unique ecosystem surrounding our Greenway Trail.