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Pond Explorers at PEEC

June 8, 2013

Explore the ponds with nets at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3pm. Collect fish, macro-invertebrates, amphibians, and anything else you find for up-close study. Wear boots and plan on getting a little wet and muddy. Spaces limited. Register: 570/828-2319.

EcoZone! Afternoon

June 9, 2013

Explore new hands-on, discovery room at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-4pm. Crawl through the bat cave, sit in the eagles’ nest, and more. Free. 570/828-2319.

EcoZone! Afternoon

June 2, 2013

Explore new hands-on, discovery room at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-4pm. Crawl through the bat cave, sit in the eagles’ nest, and more. Free. 570/828-2319.

Family fishing at PEEC

June 8, 2013

Learn the basics of fishing and then try your luck on the ponds at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 10am-12 noon. Equipment provided. Children must be supervised. No fishing licenses required. Spaces limited. Call to reserve your spot: 570/828-2319.

Family fishing at PEEC

June 2, 2013

Learn the basics of fishing and then try your luck on the ponds at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 10am-12 noon. Equipment provided. Children must be supervised. No fishing licenses required. Spaces limited. Call to reserve your spot: 570/828-2319.

Cicada Mania at PEEC

June 1, 2013

Cicada Mania at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 1-3pm. The periodical cicadas are emerging from their 13 & 17 year cycles. Come out and learn about these amazing insects. Call to register: 570/828-2319.

Volunteer Day at PEEC

June 1, 2013

Volunteer Day – National Trails Day at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 9am-12 noon. Join PEEC for a fun morning of trail work. Refreshments provided. Call to register: 570/828-2319.

Margaretville bike ride & walk

May 26, 2013

The fifth annual bicycle ride for benefit of Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., known as The Tour de Pepacton, will start on Main Street, 9am. Registration from 8-9am. Course: 25 miles around the reservoir, mostly flat terrain, or The Metric Century, 60 miles of challenging terrain. The “Float Yer Boat” walk/run will also start and end on Main Street. Registration: 8-9:30am, start at 10am. 607/326-4734.


Container gardening workshop

June 1, 2013

Master Gardener Container Gardening Workshop at the Damascus Community Center, 11am. Covers initial setup and maintenance of the thrill, the fill and the spill. Learn to think outside your average pot of geraniums. Fee: $5; children under 18 are free. 570/253-5970, ext. 4110.

Foraging For Food hike

May 25, 2013

The hike departs from the Coulter Visitor’s Center at Lacawac Sanctuary, 10am. Led by Nathanial Whitmore. The cost is $7 for the public, $5 for Lacawac members and children under age 9 are free. Group size is limited so reservations are recommended. Call 570/689-9494 or email info@Lacawac.org.

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