Anniversary Tea and Tour celebrate Lacawac Sanctuary’s 50th anniversary in the hundred-year-old Watres Lodge, 2-4pm. Tea and refreshments. Space is limited; reservations required. Cost: $15 per person. Make reservations: call 570/689-9494 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Historic Watres Paddle on Lake Lacawac, 9-11:30am. Join historian Roy Chesseri for a guided paddle. Boats and life jackets are provided; personal life jackets may be used. Registration limited. Register by calling 570/689-9494 or email email@example.com. Cost: $15, members $10.
Lacawac Sanctuary 50th anniversary Farm to Plate Dinner en Blanc at The Historic Watres Lodge, 195 Sanctuary Rd., 5pm. Cocktails and dinner, silent auction, live music by The Jazz Assassins. Make a reservation by calling 570/689-9494.
Nature Fest at Lacawac Sanctuary and Biological Field Station, 10am-3pm. Nature Fest is a full day celebration of nature’s treasures in Wayne County, which includes hikes, presentations and hands-on activities for all ages. Admission: $10 per car. 570/689-9494.
Living with White-tail Deer The truth about Lyme disease at Lacawac Sanctuary, 9am-3pm. Outdoor writer and environmental consultant, Ron Tussel, will answer your questions about deer biology, management strategies and chronic wasting disease. Lunch is provided. Cost: $15 general admission, $10 members. 570/689-9494.
Peter Wulfhorst will lead a bird walk along the trails of Lacawac Sanctuary, 7-11am. Bagel breakfast. Join university professors Meg Hatch and Robert Smith to check mist nets and observe bird banding. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear. Cost: $15 non-members, $10 members. Registration required. 570/689-9494.
Holiday Tea and Tour at Lacawac Sanctuary, 1-3pm. Lacawac’s historic 1903 Watres Lodge will be dressed for the upcoming Christmas season while guests enjoy a variety of baked goods and finger foods with seasonal tea. Space is limited, register. Cost: $15. 570/689-9494.
Celebrate Lacawac Sanctuary’s 50th anniversary in the hundred-year-old Watres lodge, 2-4pm. Step back in time during a guided tour through the lodge and discover its fascinating story. Relax with others over tea and a selection of refreshments. Space is limited, register. Cost: $15. 570/689-9494.
This historic hike and tour of Lacawac Sanctuary leads participants to a National Natural Landmark and Historic Place, 3-5pm. Wear comfortable shoes; great for all ages. Registration appreciated. Cost: $5, members and veterans: free. 570/689-9494.
Join a National Park Service biologist to learn how white-nose syndrome affects bats and why bat conservation is important at Lacawac Sanctuary, 6:30-8pm. Participants will be able to see the echolocation calls of bats flying overhead as they are recorded using acoustic monitoring equipment. Registration appreciated. Cost: $5, members free.