Millbrook Marsh Nature Center  
548 Puddintown Road  
State College PA, 16801  
 
 
 
Read below to get the scoop on a few great upcoming September programs happening at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center!
 
 
 
 
Knee High Naturalist
Wednesdays in September
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ages 3-6

$6 Resident, $8 Non-resident

Explore Millbrook Marsh during these exciting programs for children ages 3-6! Programs include activities that follow basic phenology both in the field and on the trails. Please dress for the weather. Parents are required to stay for the program. To register,click HERE or call 814-231-3071. Registration starts August 17, 2017. Please register no later than 5 pm on
 the Tuesday before each class.
Dates:
Wednesday, September 6 Fall Gardening
Wednesday, September 13 Migrating Birds
Wednesday, September 20 Soil Scientists
Wednesday, September 27 Changing Leaves
 
 
 
 
Kayaking 101
Saturday, September 9 and 16
9:30 AM - 12 noon
Ages 16 and older
Cost is $80
Location: Welch Pool
Boating weather isn’t over yet, there’s still time to get a paddle in the water! Learn basic kayaking techniques, wet exits, safety skills, and more during this two day introductory course. Kayaks, paddles, and PDFs are provided. Participants should come prepared to be in the pool and get wet. Class is limited to 5 participants so enroll today! Funded in part by the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society and a grant from the Environmental Stewardship Fund under the administration of the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation.
Registration is required, deadline September 7 at 5:00 PM. To register, click HERE or call 814-231-3071. Registration starts August 17.
 
 
 

Fungi Series

September is Fantastic Fungus Month at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center. Join us for these three informative classes. To register for one or all, click HERE or call 814-231-3071. Registration starts August 17.
 
 
The Basics of Foraging for Mushrooms with Bill Russell
Wednesday, September 6
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Ages 18 & Older
$5 Residents, $7 Non-residents
Bill Russell is a long time State College resident who has been leading mushroom workshops and walks since 1960. He is the founder and past president of the Central Pennsylvania Mushroom Society and is the author of Field Guide to the Wild Mushrooms of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic. Join him for a brief power point and a walk. 
 
 
 
 
The Physiology of Fungi with Christopher Smyth
Wednesday, September 13
7 PM - 8 PM
Ages 18 & Older
$5 Residents, $7 Non-residents
Come explore multiple samples of fungi through high quality microscopes and gain a better knowledge of the wonderful world of fungi. Discover the parts of a mushroom and their lifecycles with Christopher Smyth, a PhD student at Penn State in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology.
 
 
 
 
Cultivating Edible Mushrooms with Scott Baylets
Wednesday, September 20
6 PM - 7 PM
Ages 18 & Older
$10 Residents, $15 Non-residents
Join Scott Baylets, a Spring Mills native and avid farmer, to learn how to make a countertop mushroom bag. Cultivate your own delicious oyster mushrooms and enjoy your homegrown treats within 30 days of the class!
 
 
 
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center is operated by the Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority. The CRPRA, part of the Centre Region COG, serves residents in State College Borough, and the Townships of Patton, Harris, College and Ferguson. ​
 
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