Meet horticulturist Elizabeth Hawke at the Visitor Pavilion at Grey Towers at 11am for a guided tour of native flowering shrubs, the historic Sweet Cherry Tree, the flowering bulbs in the landscape, and a tour of the historic landscape. Reservations suggested. 570/296-9630. Regular tour fees apply.
Help build the first public trail through the Milford Experimental Forest that will help connect the community, Grey Towers and state lands. Wear good shoes; bring water, work gloves, bagged lunch, insect repellent. Meet at the Visitor Pavilion at Grey Towers. Pre-registration required: 570/296-9625, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come explore the summer wildflowers and critters along the Wallenpaupack Creek Trail on this 1.5 hour walk with naturalists Jane Frye & Rob Holt, 10am-12 noon. We’ll see what’s blooming, like thistle, crown vetch, bouncing bet and raspberry brambles. 570/253-7001.
Amphibians are stirring in the woods! Join PEEC and explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses, 1-3pm. They provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get a little muddy or wet. $5. 570/828-2319.
Learn the basics of fly fishing at PEEC, 9am-12 noon. Practice knot tying and casting. Join Tom Battista from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited for a fun afternoon and learn some new skills. $15. 570/828-2319.
The melting snow and spring rains have raised the water level. Join PEEC and travel to some truly magnificent waterfalls, 1-3pm. Dress in warm layers, wear sturdy footwear, and bring a camera. $12. Call to reserve a seat in the van. 570/828-2319.
Bus trip to "New York City on your own." See a show, go shopping, go to lunch. The Hawley Women's Club bus trips raise funds for scholarships for graduating WAHS seniors and donations to local charities. 570/226-6588.
The Outdoor Enthusiasts’ Film Series hosted by Morgan Outdoors and the Livingston Manor Library will show the final film in the series, "My Life as a Turkey," at Morgan Outdoors, 6:30pm. RSVP: 845/439 5507.
Hawley, PA invites you to join in the celebration of love for planet Earth. Local businesses and conservation organizations will be offering programs, activities, and events for a weekend of celebrating, learning, and exploring. www.hawleyearthfest.com.
Robbie Mulberger from the Blooming Grove Hunting and Fishing Club's Trout Hatchery will give a presentation on trout and their life-cycle, including how trout are grown in the hatchery, at the Lackawaxen Inn, 7pm. Stream enhancement and habitat will also be discussed. Free. Food/beverage is on your own. 570/226-3865.