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VOLUNTEER – Youth Bike Fridays

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The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is hosting FREE biking days at Bartram’s Garden through the end of November. Volunteers help with setup and breakdown at the outdoor Bike Hub, assist with helmet fitting, hand out snacks, and lead free bike rentals registration while BCGP staff is teaching classes, giving tours, or taking a bathroom break. No previous knowledge or experience in cycling required. We are ideally looking for volunteers to commit to our Friday volunteer days throughout the season, including a few of our Saturday and Sunday Open Bike Hubs. Volunteers must be able to complete a minimum of

Backyard Chickens 101

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Backyard Chickens 101 Maureen Breen President, Philadelphia Backyard Chickens Learn the basics of keeping backyard chickens! This class will cover everything from choosing the right chicks, setting up a coop, and keeping them happy and healthy year round. After the class you will have the knowledge to decide whether backyard chickens are right for you and the confidence to start a flock of your own. Maureen Breen is a veteran chicken keeper and the president of Philadelphia Backyard Chickens. She also conducts research on the role of backyard chickens in reducing food waste. Saturday, October 1 10:00 am–12:00 pm Morris

$35

Goldenrod Herbal Studies: Nervous System Materia Medicas

Bartram’s Garden Conference Room, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, 19143, United States

  ​Do you… Want to expand and deepen your understand of some of the primary herbs to keep in your home apothecary? Want to study herbal medicine with others, in person?  Have a hard time finding reliable, well sourced info when trying to research herbal medicine online?  Want to know the best way to use each herb and what dosage to take Enjoy lecture-style learning? The Nervous System Herbs Materia Medica workshop is part of the Goldenrod Herbal Studies series, taught by Clinical Herbalist Kelly McCarthy of Attic Apothecary. This workshop is divided into two days: October 1-2, 9am-3pm. It

Adults’ Learn to Ride Biking Classes (ages 16+) (SOLD OUT)

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This FREE two-hour Learn to Ride class teaches participants how to ride a bicycle.  This class is perfect for those who have never ridden a bike or who may need a refresher course!   Staff and volunteers will teach participants how to: ·        Balance ·        Pedaling techniques ·        Starting and stopping ·        Steering and shifting gears   You can bring your own bike and helmet or rent a bike and helmet for free at the class.  This class is for individuals ages 16 and up. For children under 16, check out our Kids’ Learn to Ride Classes!   Registration in

Food Beneath Our Feet: Foraging Tours in Fairmount Park

Belmont Plateau Parking Lot 1800 Belmont Mansion Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for “Food Beneath Our Feet in Fairmount Park” tours with expert forager and naturalist Lynn Landes and Lady Danni Morinich. Lynn is the founder of The Wild Foodies of Philly, a 6000+ member educational foraging meetup since 2010. This will be the last in a 3-part series in Fairmount Park. On these tours you will learn about the wonderful world of wild plants and their “uses” for food, fiber, and medicine. Wild edible plants and animals are the only truly sustainable food source, in that they can reproduce themselves without human help. Wild foods also add diversity and

Healthy Soil, Healthy Home, Healthy Life!

Overbrook Environmental Education Center 6134 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Would you like a free soil analysis? Interested in learning how to keep your home safe from lead? Join us for a day of informative, fun & FREE activities for everyone! Activities Include: FREE On-site Soil Analysis, Fruit Smoothies, Apple Cider Press, Lead Safety Presentations, Conversations w. Environmental-Health Experts and more!

Free

Composting for a Sustainable Future

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Composting for a Sustainable Future Heather Guidice Founder of Kona Compost Company Food and yard waste are an inevitable part of life but they can be a highly valuable resource. Composting is a environmentally friendly way to handle your organic refuse. Heather Guidice, owner of the local composting business Kona Compost Co., will guide you on the various ways to transform your waste into a nutrient-dense soil amendment your plants, garden and soil will love. Learn about the benefits of compost, do’s and don’ts of composting, and the variety of composting options available as you begin your journey or further

$35

Materials Science Conferences

Las Vegas, USA Las Vegas, USA, Las Vegas, NV

Peers Alley Media meetings would like to invite all the outstanding researchers, professionals, research scholars, industrialists, scientists, academicians, young researchers, Business delegates and students from all around the world to attend 4th Global Summit on Future of Materials Science and Research from November 08-09, 2022 in Las Vegas, USA. This conference gives an unparalleled opportunity to network with colleagues and learn from the different leaders in Materials Science research. This conference makes a perfect platform for global networking as it brings together the, academicians, renowned speakers, professors, scientists, educationalists, researchers and students across the globe to a most exciting, exceptional,

$845

Native Pollinators of Pennsylvania

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Native Pollinators of Pennsylvania Samantha Nestory Horticulturist, Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden “Pollinators” is a term that has gained massive popularity over the past couple of decades as our knowledge and understanding of their importance has grown. Unfortunately, many people only associate this term with popular pollinators, such as European honeybees and butterflies—but there’s so much more to the world of pollinators! Join us as we learn about our native pollinators that don’t get the spotlight—mining bees, moths, beetles, birds, and more! Thursday, November 10 1:30–3:00 pm Morris Arboretum Members: $30 Non-members: $35

$35

Ecological Gardening: The Basics

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA

Ecological Gardening: The Basics Bess Trout Content and Production Specialist, Tyler Arboretum Have you ever looked at your backyard garden and wondered if there was a way to manage everything more sustainably? Do you feel like you are working against nature instead of alongside it? Join us to learn more about the process of ecological gardening, a practice that gives gardeners the power to effect real environmental change—right from your own backyard. We’ll discuss how you can build soil health, conserve water, recycle nutrients and create an ecosystem that will support local wildlife. The environmental challenges we currently face may

$35