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Environmental groups gather at EnviroFest


April 9, 2014

HAWLEY, PA — EnviroFest 2014 will be held on Saturday, April 12, from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at the Hawley Silk Mill. Organizations working to preserve and protect the environment will have displays showing what they do year-round and their specific plans for Earth Day 2014.

Among the exhibitors are the Pike-Wayne Conservation Partnership, which will present details of its upcoming rain barrel auction and Hawley Earthfest, along with information about its mission and activities and a simple costume idea that the children will enjoy; the Pocono Environmental Education Center, with news of their Earth Day event, their center and its programs, and their costume idea; and the PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center, which will also present a costume idea, along with information about the Pike-Wayne Earth Day Festival and their other programs.

Joining these groups will be the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Lacawac Sanctuary and the Lackawanna College Lake Region Center.

For more information, contact Heather Hoffman at 570/390-4747 or artontheedgepa@gmail.com; or Juan H. Espino at 570/226-0782 or juanesp@ptd.net.