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Nature

Cape May County zoo sets up male capybara on 'The Bachelor' style dates

cape may county zoo capybara

Nature

Western lowland gorilla Patty comes to Philly zoo as potential breeding partner

Patty Gorilla Philadelphia Zoo

Odd News

'Professional walker' to stop in Philly as his 400-day trek across U.S. nears end

Walk2Washington

Nature

Here's where in the Philly region you can donate your eclipse glasses

Solar eclipse glasses recycle donate

Nature

A baby gibbon is the newest animal at the Philadelphia Zoo

Baby Gibbon Philly Zoo

Nature

Here's what to know about the partial solar eclipse visible in the Philadelphia region on April 8

Philly eclipse guide

Nature

Now that the Philadelphia Flower Show has ended, here are six spots to keep getting your floral fix

Longwood Gardens Crash

Nature

Philly's cherry blossoms expected to bloom in early April

Cherry blossoms Philly

Nature

The coolest things we saw at the Philadelphia Flower Show

2024 PHS Flower Show

Nature

A micromoon will be visible in the sky this weekend

022424 Micromoon .jpg

Environment

Part of Cape May Co. beach, legendarily haunted and a haven for nudists, closes for ecological work

Higbee Beach NJ

Wildlife

Rare, colorful painted bunting draws bird lovers to Bartram's Garden

Painted Bunting Philly

Family-Friendly

Kids can learn how to tap maple trees, make syrup in Wissahickon Valley Park next month

Maple sugaring Wissahickon Valley Park

Family-Friendly

Attendees to 2024 Philadelphia Flower Show can save money on tickets with new price options

philadelphia flower show 2024

Nature

Look for Venus in the sky next to crescent moon early Thursday morning

Nature

'Ring of fire' solar eclipse may be visible in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon

Wildlife

Spotted lanternflies may not harm trees as badly as initially feared

Spotted Lanternflies Trees

Arts & Culture

A new art space at Awbury Arboretum calls attention to Philly's tree canopy

Lightning House PHS

Nature

Best chance to see Comet Nishimura is during pre-dawn hours the next couple days

comet nishimura

Fitness

Hike your way through Wissahickon Valley Park with the All Trails Challenge

Wissahickon Valley Park Trails

Family-Friendly

Look for bats during a nighttime nature walk through The Woodlands cemetery

Bat night Woodlands

Environment

Schuylkill Center reveals donors who gave $3 million to preserve Roxborough's Boy Scout Tract

Schuylkill Center Donors

Family-Friendly

Where to visit sunflower farms in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Nature

Supermoon to appear above region this week, followed by another in late August that's also a blue moon

Weekend

Butterflies, beer and Shakespeare in the park: Your weekend guide to things to do

Butterfly weekend guide

Wildlife

Center City's largest pollinator garden to bloom in Sister Cities Park

sister cities park garden

Courts

EPA settles lawsuits over Chesapeake Bay pollution from Pa.

Arts & Culture

Furry, feathery 'Skin' exhibit opens at the Academy of Natural Sciences

skin exhibit rhino.jpg

Nature

How to view the strawberry moon this weekend

strawberry moon.jpg

Family-Friendly

Walk goats and learn about bees at Awbury Arboretum this Sunday

philly goat project

Mental Health

Smartphone use actually increases when people visit city parks, study finds

Smartphone Use Parks

Wildlife

Philadelphia Zoo posts video of two sloth bear cubs born there last month

Zoo Sloth Bears

Health News

Planting trees in neighborhoods may help residents live longer, study finds

Tree Canopy Study

Wildlife

Two bald eagle eggs spotted on New Jersey farm's nest cam

Duke Farms Eagle Cam

Family-Friendly

Explore Fairmount Park and win prizes during a digital scavenger hunt this winter

Fairmount Park Scavenger Hunt

Nature

Rare comet should appear in sky later in January — and it could be visible without a telescope

Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)

Nature

Start 2023 outdoors with First Day Hikes at state parks in Pennsylvania and South Jersey

First Day Hikes 2023

Environment

Schuylkill Center to permanently preserve 24-acre Boy Scout Tract in Roxborough

Schuylkill Center Boy Scout Tract

Nature

A 'Blood Moon' eclipse will occur on Election Day for the first time

Blood Moon total lunar eclipse

Mental Health

Bird songs are more than pleasant chirping – the sound boosts mental well-being, scientists say

Birds mental health

Nature

A 'Hunter's Moon' will be visible in Philly on Sunday

Nature

Extraordinary view of Jupiter to occur Monday as it nears closest point to Earth since 1963

Jupiter Closest point

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