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Outdoors

Signs of Fall Walk

October 17, 2012

4 pm @ Tannery Access (call 570/676-3428 X 0 for directions)
Join Harry Jordan, Park Extern for a hike to search for the telltale signs of fall. Watch for frenzied squirrels and chipmunks, migrating birds and so much more. Hike will be about a mile and will be easy with a few hills. Please dress for the weather, bring water, and wear sturdy shoes. Open to all ages. Please register.

Fern Walk

October 5, 2012

4 pm @ Western Wayne Middle School lot
(call 570/676-3428 X 0 for directions)
Join the Park Naturalist for a foray into ferns! Discover the new Wildcat trail at Varden Conservation Area. This trail has at least 5 different species of ferns. We will meet at Western Wayne Middle School’s parking lot and cross the road to the trailhead. Hike will be about a mile and be easy with a few hills. Please dress for the weather, bring water, and wear sturdy shoes. Please register.

The North American Orienteering Championships (NAOC 2012)

October 19, 2012 - October 21, 2012

Watch world class runners from from the US, Canada, the Caribbean and Europe go head to head in three World Ranking Events. Headquarters will be at Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) in connection with the host club, the Delaware Valley Orienteering Association (DVOA)

Please visit WWW.NAOC2012.ORG for more information.

Crop hunger walk

October 14, 2012

5k walk from Airport Park Pavilion through historic Port Jervis & return, registration 1pm, walk 2pm. Refreshments, music & T-shirts.

Christmas bird count

December 15, 2012

Join the Audubon Society at Lake Wallenpaupack Preserve. Email pplpreserves@pplweb.com w/ questions or 570/253-7001.

Cobey Pond hike

September 29, 2012

Celebrate National Public Lands Day w/a 3-mile moderate hike on Cobey Pond Trail led by park ranger Katherin Szupillo, 10:30am. 570/685-4871.

ATV charity run

September 22, 2012

30+ miles self-guided ride to benefit children who need medical treatment, $45, passenger $15 (tax deductable). Registration 7:30-10:30am at police field, So. Maplewood Rd. Registration & insurance required. Lunch avail. for purchase. SCATV@hvc.rr.com, Tom Gates 845/721-6071, or Tony Poli 845/798-6940.

Geocaching walk

September 28, 2012

Outdoor treasure hunting along the Turtle Spring Nature Trail, 5:30pm. RSVP: 845/292-6180.

Walking tour

September 23, 2012

Walk through downtown Milford & learn of Pinchot family contributions to the community, adults $6, seniors $5, students $3, age 12 & under free. Meet on the Pike County Library lawn, 1:30pm, rain or shine. RSVP: 570/296-9630.

Autumn edibles

October 27, 2012

Join Nathaniel Whitmore for a walk around PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center in search of mushrooms, wildflowers & berries, 10am, free. pplpreserves.com

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