Welcome To
Buttonwood
Nature Center
A Natural Evolution of The Institute's Mission

Embark on a journey of discovery at Buttonwood Nature Center, blossoming soon in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. Building on The Institute’s rich heritage, this 40-acre expanse of natural beauty promises a future of learning, exploration, and stewardship.

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Ensuring the Future

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Wednesday, July 24 • 9:15 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

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Thursday, July 25 from 10–11:30 a.m.

Pine Hill Recreation Area
Mon–Fri, July 29–Aug. 2 • 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

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Sunday, August 11 at 1:30 p.m.

Gather your friends & a picnic!
Sunday, August 25 at 5 p.m.

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We have a few spots open in our popular archeology program coming up on July 24th. Visit our website to register today: buttonwoodnaturecenter.org/event/archaeology-geology-and-the-environment-exploration-on-the-stone... ... See MoreSee Less

We have a few spots open in our popular archeology program coming up on July 24th. Visit our website to register today: https://buttonwoodnaturecenter.org/event/archaeology-geology-and-the-environment-exploration-on-the-stoner-farm/
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We wrapped up a second full week of Art Camp last Friday! 💚💙💜#getkidsoutside ... See MoreSee Less

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By the Numbers:
Our Impact & Your Role

Each number tells a story of growth, community, and engagement at Buttonwood Nature Center. Become a part of this thriving narrative by joining us as a member and contributing to a legacy of environmental stewardship and education.

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