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US Forest Service at Grey Towers NHS presents the Reading Ranger Program

Grey Towers NHS

Forest Service News Release

Tracie Rohner


US Forest Service at Grey Towers NHS presents the Reading Ranger Program

MILFORD, PA - June 21, 2023- Grey Towers National Historic Site is offering a free Reading Ranger Program for the summer of 2023.

This program will include read-aloud stories focusing on environmentalism and conservation read by a Forest Service Ranger on Monday mornings. The readings will be followed by a craft activity, hike, or scavenger hunt. Parents are required to remain on site during this program. The Reading Ranger Program will be held at the lower pavilion, located at the lower parking lot of Grey Towers.

The schedule is as follows:

Ages 4 to 7: July 10, 2023, 10:00AM-11:00AM

July 17, 2023, 10:00AM-11:00AM

July 24, 2023, 10:00AM-11:00AM

Ages 8 to 11: August 7, 2023, 10:00AM-11:00AM

August 14, 2023, 10:00AM-11:00AM

August 21, 2023, 10:00AM-11:00AM

Grey Towers National Historic Site was donated to the US Forest Service by the Pinchot family in 1963. It is the former home of Gifford Pinchot, founder and first chief of the Forest Service and Cornelia Pinchot, suffragette and advocate for children’s rights and education. Public programs such as the Reading Ranger program enable the US Forest Service to continue the Pinchot legacy and the tradition of inviting the community to enjoy our natural resources at this historic site.

An RSVP is not necessary but encouraged. Please leave a message at 570-296-9647 if attending any of the Reading Ranger Programs with name and number of attendees.

### USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.

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