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May 2018 NewsFlash

2018 Events 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.

Birds and Brews
May 4-6
$215 / Call for commuter & day rates
Spring migration has begun! Join us for a wonderful weekend of bird watching and beer tasting. Enjoy guided hikes that teach how to identify birds by sight, sound and habitat. Program is geared towards beginners and experts alike. Saturday night we’ll provide transportation to one of our local breweries and the 1st round is on us! Includes two nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Sunday lunch.

Run, Hike, Crawl: PEEC 5k
Saturday, May 5 – 8:00am Registration / 10:00am Race Begins
$25 Early Bird/$30/$35 Race Day
Take a journey through the woods of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Our 5k runs through our main campus and a variety of different woodland habitats on two of our gorgeous trail loops. Top 3 participants for male and female in each age group receive awards. Early Bird Registration by April 14th guarantees participants a t-shirt. Call for more details – Maximum of 100 spaces!

Bridge the Gap: Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk
Sunday, May 6 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Free
Nature provides food & natural remedies for us in the form of many plants. Join us on a hike focused on wild edible & medicinal plants. No collecting will be done in the Park.

Tea Plant Party
Saturday, May 12 – 1:00-4:000pm
$15
Learn the basics of planting and caring for your very own succulent arrangement. Program includes all of the supplies you’ll need with plenty of succulents and planters from which to choose. Makes a perfect Mother’s Day gift! All ages welcome.

Plant Sale!
May 12 & 13 – 9:00am-4:00pm
Free admission
Choose from a variety of native and deer resistant flowers and grasses to beautify your yard at our annual plant sale! Sun loving and shade loving plants will be available. Remaining plants will be sold through the following week so stop by to check them out! PEEC Members will be able to join us for a pre-sale on May 11th from 5 – 7pm.

Tweets and Sweets
Saturday, May 19 – 9:00-11:00am
$5
Interested in learning more about birds? Join us for a hike that focuses on bird ID and their unique natural history. We’ll be having breakfast snacks & beverages before we head out. We provide binoculars and field guides. Ages 10+ please.

Create Your Own Walking Stick
Sunday, May 20 – 1:00-4:00pm
$25
Spend the afternoon with us as we create handcrafted walking sticks. Wood, tools, gloves, and aprons will be provided, as well as suggestions and pointers on how to personalize your work. Pre-registration required.

Wilderness Walkabout
Sunday, May 20 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free for Members / $5 for Nonmembers
Get out and explore PEEC! Join Paul Kovalski, aka Dr. Dinosaur, as we hike one of our trails and discuss the natural history of our park.

“Spring Fling” Family Camp Weekend
Memorial Day Weekend: May 25th-28th
Adults $225 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates Available
Bring your family and friends to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, canoeing, campfire and more! Includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch.

In This Newsletter


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Opening of Community House - Pike County Visitor’s Center and Home to Community Organizations



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SMALL BUSINESS WEEK AT STAPLES IN WESTFALL

Red Day with Keller Williams Real Estate

Spring special ~ Girls Night Out in Milford, PA

Field Tour to Explore Stormwater Management Sites

Pocono Mountains Tourism Day & Tourism Achievement Awards Luncheon

Masses of Peace and Light Eternal

An Aviary at the ARTery as It Hosts the Delaware Highlands Conservancy

Journey for Sight Walk-A-Thon

2018 Events Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

Penn State Extension

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Members of the Milford Garden Club are eagerly preparing for their annual perennial plant and bake sale.


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