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Nature

Sunflower farms in Pennsylvania and New Jersey where you can still pick blooms – and beautify your Instagram

Sunflower farms September

Wildlife

Spotted lanternfly population is shrinking in Southeastern Pa., but it's growing elswhere

Spotted Lanternfly

Nature

Philly will miss the northern lights this time, but they may be visible in the months to come

Northern Lights visible in US

Environment

Wetland revitalization begins at FDR Park in effort to improve wildlife, plant habitat

FDR Wetland

Wildlife

Sweet dreams, spiders! Some arachnids may sleep similarly to humans, study finds

Jumping Spider dream research

Prevention

The first Lyme disease vaccine in 20 years moves closer to reality

Lyme Disease Vaccine

Family-Friendly

Learn about bats during nighttime nature walk at The Woodlands

The Woodlands Bat Night

Nature

Butterfly festivals to celebrate, conserve the newly endangered monarch

Monarch Butterfly festivals

Nature

Migratory monarch butterflies are now considered an endangered species

Monarch endangered species

Nature

July's 'supermoon' is set to be the closest full moon to Earth this year

Supermoon July 2022

Recreation

Heinz Refuge at Tinicum celebrates 50 years as nation's first urban wildlife reserve

Heinz Refuge 50th Anniversary

Wildlife

Endangered butterfly spotted in Delaware for first time since the mid-90s

Delaware Hessels Hairstreak Butterfly

Nature

Crescent moon and five planets will be visible in rare alignment Friday morning

planet alignment mercury

Nature

Help with firefly conservation this summer by counting the bugs in your backyard

Fireflies Pennsylvania

Nature

New Jersey state parks, forests and recreation areas are free to enter this summer

NJ Parks

Nature

How to see the blood moon this weekend

Blood Moon

Environment

Philadelphia parks drop in national ranking due to funding cuts caused by COVID-19 pandemic

Parks Ranking

Wildlife

Black bear spotted in Plymouth Meeting leads to safety warning and traps set

Black Bear Plymouth Meeting

Sponsored

'Aqua Marooned!' is a free game available now at nature centers across the region

Limited - Aqua Marooned Game

Arts & Culture

Audio exhibit to explore Schuylkill River watershed at Academy of Natural Sciences

Schuylkill River Audio Exhibit

Environment

PHS gets 1,550 trees from PECO as power company sets out to replace every tree it cuts down

Trees PHS PECO

Nature

The full 'pink moon' will be visible from Philadelphia this weekend

Pink Full Moon

Family-Friendly

Cape May Lighthouse to host full moon, stargazing climbs this spring and summer

Cape May Lighthouse climbs

Nature

Northern lights could be visible from Philly tonight, but weather will likely obscure view

Northern Lights Philly

Arts & Culture

New Jersey Pine Barrens' ecology and culture to be explored at Academy of Natural Sciences event

Pine Barrens Project

Health News

New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife identifies two free-ranging deer infected with COVID-19

Deer COVID

Environment

Bartram's Garden, FDR Park projects get funding to enhance Delaware Estuary

Delaware Estuary Projects

Nature

First Day Hikes at state parks in Pennsylvania, New Jersey encourage people to start 2022 outdoors

Ridley Creek State Park

Nature

Three planets will be visible with the final full moon of the year

Full Cold Moon December 2021

Nature

Colorful Geminid meteor shower will be viewable in the region this week

Geminid Meteor Shower

Nature

Belmont Plateau's iconic sugar maple tree, nearly a century old, will be cut down this month

Belmont Plateau Maple Philadelphia

Nature

Friday morning's partial lunar eclipse of the Beaver Moon will last longer than any in nearly 600 years

Nature

Pennsylvania bans sales of popular landscaping plant Japanese Barberry

Japanese Barberry ban Pennsylvania

Nature

State police responded to a floating island of plants that broke free in a Jersey Shore river

New Jersey River Reeds

Environment

With Philly’s tree canopy declining, volunteers sought to plant saplings

PA Horticultural Society

Nature

Northern lights could be visible from Philly this weekend: Here's how to watch

Northern Lights

Nature

Orionid meteor shower peaks early Wednesday, but full moon could make it difficult to see

Environment

People should not eat fish caught in Neshaminy Creek basin due to PFAS contamination, DEP says

Wildlife

Philly native captures alligator outside Florida home, video goes viral

Investigations

Lightning strikes Berkeley Township beach, killing Lifeguard, injuring seven

Lightning strike death

Wildlife

Dead whale found washed ashore on Barnegat Light beach

Dead whale Barnegat Light beach

Nature

Watch the peak of the Perseid meteor shower this week

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