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2014 Auction

Party for the Preserve

13th Annual Fundraiser 

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Help Continue the Legacy...

Save the Date


October 4th, 4-8 pm

RSVP by clicking HERE

Current Sponsors:

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Gettysburg Ped

Aero Enegry

CS Davidson

Interested in Sponsoring

Call us at (717)642-5840


Welcome to Strawberry Hill

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Guess “whooo’s” here!

owl  Open House & Members’ Meeting

  Meet Strawberry Hill’s newest Animal Ambassador!

  All are welcome to join our picnic as we review a year of great milestones and look forward to the next! Volunteer recognitions, board elections, and the unveiling of some new
  Strawberry Hill features will take place.  Our delicious lunch will be catered by Frontier BBQ (please consider bringing a side dish or dessert to share).

  Attention non-members: this is a great opportunity to meet members, learn about the Preserve, and become a member!

  September 20, 2014
  11am – 3pm

  Free & open to the public.

11am    Open House Begins; Guided Tour of Strawberry Hill; Kids’ Crafts and Games

1pm      Meet the Barred Owl!; Animal Ambassador talk

2pm      Annual Meeting; Catered Lunch provided by Frontier BBQ


Due to the week’s weather forecast, Stargazing at Strawberry Hill has been canceled for August. Please join us again in September!

Wednesday, September 24 — 8:00 pm

Explore the science and the stories of the September night sky with Strawberry Hill Naturalist and local planetarium director Ian Clarke. Pack a flashlight for the hike to our viewing location – but once we get there it will be lights out, so our eyes can adapt to the relative darkness of a moonless night on the Preserve.  Ian will guide you on a tour of the stars and planets. This month, that will include a swan, a harp, a dragon, and the Milky Way. Dress in layers. You may find it warm as you hike, but chilly when you’re standing still at the stargazing site. The talk will be aimed at people using their unaided eyes, but feel free to bring binoculars. Due to the hike, however, you should leave telescopes at home. $5 members / $8 non-members; pre-registration preferred. 


In the meantime, don’t miss out on a Fly Casting Clinic from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 30th at the Preserve. George Hammond, licensed Pennsylvania Fishing Guide, will help participants get to know the fly rod, entomology, fly selection, and casting techniques in the morning. After a brown bag lunch, everyone will head up to the pond for a chance to try out their new skills at catching some fish.  $45.00 members / $55.00 non-members; Preregistration is required for this program.

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