PEEC Awarded 2022 Brandwein Medal

PEEC is located within the 77,000 acre Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, along the Delaware River, and is within a short driving distance of New York City & Philadelphia. The mission of PEEC is to advance environmental education, sustainable living, and appreciation for nature through hands-on experience in a national park. PEEC is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with … Read More

Brandwein Institute Posts “StoryTime Videos” for Preschool Children

The Brandwein Institute’s “StoryTime Videos” are designed for a preschool audience and feature nature and its creatures. The books, read by interpretive naturalist Sara Mayes, are designed to encourage preschoolers to appreciate the beauty and mysteries of the natural world. See them at 

“In a Brandwein Minute” Video Series Now Online

“In a Brandwein Minute,” is a series of minute-long video explorations into the natural world led by interpretive naturalist Sara Mayes. These vignettes are designed to spur additional investigations and provide inspiration through images of the wonders of nature. Most of the videos were taken at the Brandwein Nature Learning Preserve, but their subject matter can be found in backyards and … Read More

Free Software for Young Birders

Any young birder in pre-K, grade school, middle school or high school can download the new version 7.7 of Thayer’s Birds of North America at NO COST. This amazing software, for Windows or Mac computers, features the 1007 birds that have been seen in the continental U.S. and Canada. The software includes over 6,600 color photos, 1,500 songs and calls, … Read More