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April 2014 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) April Events -2014


April Events – 2014
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.

Nuno Felting & Knitting
April 3-6
$255 / $205 commuter rate
Join Patti Shreiner for a relaxing weekend in the Poconos. Guest instructor Bette Rycroft of NC will teach Nuno felting (kits available for $25) and/or knit an embellished headband with Patti. Supply list will be provided. Focus projects: felted scarf, knit headband. Includes lodging and meals! Optional: Friday – Sunday stay is $205 / $155 commuter.

Women’s Weekend
April 4-6
$195
Get away from it all! Enjoy a relaxing weekend that includes a nature hike, canoeing, yoga, campfire, astronomy, and more. This wonderful new program includes a night in a comfortable yurt and six delicious meals. Register early!

Spring Waterfalls
Saturday, April 5 – 1:00-3:00pm
$12
The melting snow and spring rains have raised the water level. Join us as we travel to some truly magnificent waterfalls. Dress in warm layers, wear sturdy footwear, and bring a camera! Call to reserve a seat in the van.

Volunteer Day – Spring Cleaning
Sunday, April 6 – 9:00am-12:00pm
Help us clean up after winter and prepare for the spring. Many projects – all ages welcome. Snacks provided.

Sunday for Singles – Off Campus Hike
Sunday, April 6 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Enjoy a guided hike on a park trail. Explore nature and meet some new people. Call to reserve a seat in the van.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, April 6 – 1:00-4:00pm
$2 per person
Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, 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.

Salamanders, Frogs and More!
Saturday, April 12 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per person
Amphibians are stirring in the woods! Join us as we explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses. We’ll provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get a little muddy or wet.

Spring Peeper Search
Saturday, April 12 – 8:00-9:00pm
$5 per person
These tiny tree frogs have thawed out and are active again in our forested wetlands. Listen to the impressive choir made by these vocal amphibians as we carefully catch, study, and release them. Bring a flashlight for better searching!

Earth Day Festival
Sunday, April 13 – 10:00am-4:00pm
$5 per car
Help us celebrate the Earth! There will be hands-on learning stations, interpretive hikes, conservation exhibits, animals, crafts, food, music, and much more! Pre-registration is NOT required.

Spring Waterfalls
Saturday, April 19 – 1:00-3:00pm
$12
The melting snow and spring rains have raised the water level. Join us as we travel to some truly magnificent waterfalls. Dress in warm layers, wear sturdy footwear, and bring a camera! Call to reserve a seat in the van.

Introduction to Fly Fishing
Sunday, April 27 – 9:00am-12:00pm
$15
Learn the basics of fly fishing. Practice knot tying and casting. Join Tom Battista from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited for a fun afternoon and learn some new skills.

Salamanders, Frogs and More!
Sunday, April 27 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per person
Amphibians are stirring in the woods! Join us as we explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses. We’ll provide nets and collection jars for gentle, up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get a little muddy or wet.




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