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February 2018 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center


538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
(570) 828-2319 ~ Fax: (570) 828-9695


February Events – 2018
Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)
538 Emery Road
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
For Further Information: 570-828-2319, www.peec.org, peec@peec.org
Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.

Cross Country Skiing
Bridge the Gap: Ski the McDade Trail
Saturday, February 10 – 9:00am-12:00pm
Free
Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons; learn the basics of cross country skiing. Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot. Bridge the Gap date funding provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Cross Country Skiing
Saturday, February 3 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, February 4 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
Sunday, February 11 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
Saturday, February 24 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, February 25 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
$20 adult / $10 child
Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons. Learn the basics of cross country skiing and practice on an old logging road loop. You decide how many loops to ski. Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot.

Eagle Watch
Saturday, February 3 – 9:00am-3:00pm
$20
Join us on a trip north in search of eagles and other rare wintering birds. Visit the Mongaup Reservoir, the Delaware River, & the Delaware Highlands Conservancy to look for winter residents and nesting pairs. Bring a lunch, camera & warm clothes. Call to reserve a seat in the van – Maximum of 20 spaces.

Little Eco Explorers: Eagles
Sunday, February 4 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5 per child
A fun hands-on program for young children! Join us for a story, craft, and activity focusing on Bald Eagles. Call for details.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, February 10 – 1:00-4:00pm
$2 per person
Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, explore a beaver lodge, and dig in a fossil pit! Explore this indoor discovery room and enjoy hands-on exhibits on natural history, sustainability and the local environment. No registration required.

Winter Ecology Hike
Sunday, February 11 – 10:00am-12:00pmth
$5
Learn how different plants and animals survive the winter. Join us on a hike and experience PEEC in the wintertime. All ages welcome

“Winter Wonderland” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
President’s Day Weekend: February 16 -19, 2018
Adults $225 / Child, Commuter, and Day Rates Available
Bring your friends and family to experience PEEC in the wintertime. Cross country skiing, animal tracking, nature hikes, snow tubing, campfire and more! Price includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch. Join us for a wonderful winter weekend!

Bridge the Gap: Intro to Snowshoeing
Saturday, February 24 – 1:00-4:00pm
Free
Learn the basics of snow shoes and enjoy a winter walk along the McDade Trail. No experience necessary – we provide the equipment and teach you everything you need to know. Register early to reserve a pair of snowshoes & guarantee a spot. Funding for this program is provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Animal Tracking
Sunday, February 25 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Animals leave behind clues that give us glimpses into their lives. Explore our natural areas for tracks, trails, scat, territory marks, chew marks, and other signs animals leave as they travel through the fields and forests of the Poconos.


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Delaware Highlands Conservancy Currently Accepting Scholarship Applications

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Applications Open for Educational Retreat for Women Forest Landowners

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