Videos

 

Urban Beaver Sign

Learn about how to find beavers in the city and how to see what they've been up to. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video. Learn more about beavers here, and check out Beaversmatter.org for even more about Philly area beavers. 

 

Animal Prints

Get started tracking animals and studying their prints, whether that's in snow, mud, or concrete. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video.

 

Learn about our most common birds and get started on birding wherever you are. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video.

 

Learn about woodland wildflowers that bloom in the spring, before the forest canopy closes up. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video.

 

Spotting Nesting Bald Eagles

Bald eagles are back in a big way. Learn about our national symbol how to observe these majestic predators. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video and to the William Penn Foundation for their support. 

 

Lots of birds catch bugs over water. Learn about where those bugs come from and the links between the creatures of the water and the air. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video and to the William Penn Foundation for their support. 

 

Check out the turtles basking in your neighborhood waterway. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video and to William Penn Foundation for their support. 

 

You can learn a lot from observing animals killed while crossing the road. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video.

 

Bird Window Strikes and How to Stop Them

About 600 million birds die by hitting windows every year. We team up with Bird Safe Philly volunteer Stephen Maciejewski to learn more about the problem and talk solutions. Check out Bird Safe Philly and the American Bird Conservancy for more info on what you can do. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video.

 

Handsome waterfowl with darn cute fluffy babies? Noxious birds sliming your parks with green poop? Canada geese inspire strong feelings in urbanites. Learn more about them here. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video and to the William Penn Foundation for their support. 

 

You can hold a bioblitz anytime, anywhere. We join the Neighborhood Gardens Trust's Jenny Greenberg for a hunt around the Summer Winter Garden. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video and to the William Penn Foundation for their support. 

 

Philadelphia Fleabane

Little white asters (a.k.a. daisies) pop up along sidewalks and in weedy patches spring through fall. Kick off your love affair with our urban flowers by meeting the Philadelphia fleabane. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video and to the William Penn Foundation for their support. 

 

Bullfrogs provide the bassline for the soundtrack of summer. Learn more about the frogs that rumble away from the shallows of Philly waterways. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video and to the William Penn Foundation for their support. 

 

Binoculars-optional. Learn about birding by ear - listening to the songs, calls, and other sounds birds make to learn about them. Thanks to our partners at Grid Magazine for producing the video and to the William Penn Foundation for their support. 

 

The Box Turtle is Philadelphia's most charismatic reptiles but also one of its rarest. So let’s talk about Box Turtles and how we can support them wherever we find them, including when they pop up in the city.