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Outdoors

Bird walk

May 18, 2013

A birding program, Bird Walk, will be held at PEEC. Darryl Speicher, from the Pocono Avian Research Center, will lead a hike focusing on the identification of birds and their unique natural history. The program is most appropriate for ages 10+; binoculars and field guides will be provided. Cost: free for PEEC members, $5 for non-members. Visit www.peec.org.

Warbler Weekend

May 10, 2013

Warbler Weekend will begin on Friday evening, May 10 & continue through Sunday afternoon, May 12. Guided field trips will be led by Darryl Speicher, from the Pocono Avian Research Center, and other experienced guides who will identify birds by sight, sound and habitat. To register, call PEEC at 570/828-2319. The cost of the weekend is $195, which includes 2 nights of lodging & 6 meals. Commuter & day rates are also available.

Pedal & Paddle Festival

June 9, 2013

Prompton State Park, 9am-5pm. Boating vendors, food, wine and beer tastings. Visit www.friendsofprompton.com or 570/470-6023.

Prompton Punisher

June 8, 2013

10, 20 and 30 mile trail run race at Prompton State Park. Proceeds benefit Hope Hill Ministries and Friends of Prompton. Email maotribe@gmail.com or 845/252-7454.

Trout Release Day

May 10, 2013

The Upper Delaware Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Jeff Bank have together sponsored Trout in the Classroom at Sullivan West Elementary School. Fifth grade students will be celebrating “Trout Release Day” with a number of events at the junction of Rt. 52 & North Branch Road, 10am. 845/887-4714 or 845/482-4610.

Barnfest

June 22, 2013

Catskill Mountiankeeper 5th annual Barnfest at Andy Lee Field, 12 noon-4pm. Keynote speaker: Ben Hewitt. Two stages of live music, theater, film, kids activities, art auction, food trucks, and more. Free. Registration required, www.catskillmountainkeeper.org.

Garden tour

June 16, 2013

The Wayne County Historical Society hosts a drive yourself "Secret Garden Tour" of Wayne County gardens, 10am-4pm. Tickets: $15. 570/253-3240.

Crystal Lake community picnic and clean-up

May 4, 2013

Clean up around Crystal Lake and then have a picnic, 10am-2pm. Bring a dish to share and a chair or blanket. 845/886-5858 or email fremontcitizensny@gmail.com.

Beekeepers workshop

May 11, 2013

Sullivan County Beekeepers hold open hive demo, 12 noon. Covers hive inspections, mite checks, when to put on honey supers, how to set up bear fence. Open to anyone that wants to learn. Email TstewartF@yahoo.com.

Pocono Waterfall Tour

June 1, 2013

In celebration of National Trails Day, join naturalist Sue Thompson for a day-tour of our area’s waterfalls. Meet at and return to PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, 9am-5pm. Fee: adults, $5; children 5-12, $3. Registration required. 570/253-4006.

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