McConnells Mill

Native Plant and Butterfly Trail

Moraine State Park

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Cavity Nesting Birds Trail

Jennings Environmental Education Center

McConnells Mill State Park

Moraine State Park

Bluebird, bluebird . . . Learn More.

Muddy Creek Oil Field

Moraine State Park

Award-winning Oil Field Restoration

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Prairie Entrance Gets Makeover!

Jennings Environmental and Education Center

Volunteers plant native habitat at entrance to prairie.

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Invasive Bullies

Invasives crowd out native plants, destroying biodiversity and habitats for native insects and animals.

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Jennings Environmental Education Center

Dedicated to bringing environmental education to the community.

Celebrate the unique ecosystem that is the Jennings prairie at Celebrate the Bloom every July.

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McConnells Mill State Park

Autumn Vista on Slippery Rock Creek

Adventure or reflection? Your choice when you visit this beautiful park.

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Moraine State Park

Kayak Into the Sunset

One of Pennsylvania's most-visited parks, so much to do for everyone!

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Upcoming Events


Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 7:00 to 8:30pm.
Magnificent Monarchs
Jennings Environmental Education Center

Marvelous and majestic, Monarch butterflies lead a unique life cycle unlike any other butterfly in the world.  Join Stephanie Taylor, an environmental educator at Jennings, as we take a close look at Monarch identification, life cycle and more. See how you can help scientists learn more about this amazing creature by tagging monarchs in your own backyard.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 7:00 to 9:00pm.
A Taste of History
Old Stone House, Rts. 8, 528, and 173

Would you like to try some old-fashioned, early American cooking? Join Chef Bill McGary at the Old Stone House as he creates apple fritters as they were made in the past. The Old Stone House is asking for a donation of $3.00 per person to cover the cost of the food. Tours of the house will also be available. Please bring a folding chair. The meeting and tasting event will be held at the Old Stone House at the intersection of routes 8, 528 and 173, three miles south of Slippery Rock.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 7:00 to 8:30pm.
Who is Gifford Pinchot?
Jennings Environmental Education Center

Have you recently hiked, camped or backpacked in the forest with friends or family? If so, you can thank Gifford Pinchot for saving the forest for you!! Learn about this dynamic man's love of nature as a child and the events that transpired to shape him into an avid conservationist. He eventually earned the title "Father of Conservation."