PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

[Photo Story] The New And Improved Shaver’s Creek

Following a two-year, $7.5 million expansion and renovation project, Shaver’s Creek re-opened last weekend and showcased the return of its upgraded outdoor education field lab and nature center.

The welcome desk in the new Visitor’s Center is fresh and ready for new visitors.
The bookstore and some of the exhibits and are still in progress, but there are plenty of creatures to see in the meantime.
The new Litzinger Herpetology Center is full of reptiles (in case you didn’t know what herpetology meant)…
…such as this Eastern ratsnake…
…and these Eastern painted turtles.
This cozy fireplace reminds visitors of the center’s roots.
Take a peek at the Louis E. and Patricia H. Silvi Discovery Room…
…which features a “Touch and Feel” table.
The Donald W. Hamer Classroom Building looks like the only  *real* quiet place in State College to study.
There are a lot of exhibits outside as well, including the Raptor Center, which is still under construction.
This picturesque pavilion is located next to the new classrooms and overlooks the Raptor Center.
Don’t worry: Shaver’s Creek’s bird exhibits are still waiting to welcome new visitors.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Mary Frances Pillion

Mary Frances is a senior from Mechanicsburg, PA. She is double-majoring in Supply Chain and French and is a photographer and occasional writer for Onward State. She is an avid lover of weenie dogs, macaroni and cheese, and the Pittsburgh Penguins. She is also the Vice President of Lion Scouts and you'll often catch her running into things as she walks backwards around campus giving tours. To contact Mary Frances, email her at [email protected], or if you're feeling particularly generous, follow her on Twitter @maryfranny2.

Comments

Other posts by Mary Frances

It’s Time To Start Climbing: Why You Should Care About Penn State Hoops

There’s nowhere to go but up for Pat Chambers’ program after its run to an NIT championship last season.

Penn State Lion Scouts To Host Annual Leadership Conference

14 Penn Staters To Receive Alumni Fellow Award

UPUA To Consider New Policy Change Adding ‘Community Group’ Seats

Though the Judicial Board has final say on the timing of implementing all policy changes, it is expected the changes will take effect for the 14th Assembly if approved.

How Old Main’s Century-Old Clock Keeps Ticking

Ever wondered how the Old Main clock runs? Maybe not, but you’re probably curious now.

Send this to a friend