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February 2014 NewsFlash

February 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.

Cross Country Skiing
Saturday, February 1 – 9:00-11:00am
$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.

Cross Country Skiing
Saturday, February 8 – 9:00-11:00am
$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.

Cross Country Skiing
Sunday, February 9 – 1:00-3:00pm
$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.

Cross Country Skiing
Saturday, February 22 – 9:00-11:00am
$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.

Cross Country Skiing
Sunday, February 23 – 1:00-3:00pm
$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.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, February 1 – 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.

Eagle Watch
Sunday, February 2 – 9:00am-3:00pm
$20
Join Jan Lokuta on a trip north in search of eagles. Visit the Mongaup Reservoir, the Delaware River, and the Eagle Institute to look for winter residents and nesting pairs. Bring a lunch, camera, and warm clothes. Call to reserve a seat in van.

Vegetable Gardening Weekend!
February 8-9
$150 includes lodging, meals
Join us for a weekend full of great gardening information. Learn how to design, prepare, and cultivate a vegetable garden. Classes taught by the Pike County Master Gardeners. Commuter and day use rates available – call for details.

Animal Tracking
Saturday, February 8 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Free for members / $5 for non-members
Animals leave behind clues that give us glimpses into their lives. Explore our natural areas for tracks, trails, scat, territory marks, eat marks, and other signs that animals leave as they travel through the fields and forests of the Poconos. Please call to register.

Winter Waterfalls
Sunday, February 9 – 1:00-3:30pm
$12
This is a great time of year to enjoy the waterfalls. See them as they cascade down through chunks of frozen ice and snow. Dress warm, wear sturdy boots, and bring a camera! Call to reserve a seat in the van.

“Winter Wonderland” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
President’s Day weekend: February 14-17
Adults $210 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates – Call for details
Bring your friends and family to experience PEEC in the wintertime. Cross country skiing, animal tracking, nature hikes, crafts, campfire and more! Price includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch. Join us for a wonderful winter weekend!

Family Ice Fishing
Saturday, February 22 – 1:00-3:30pm
$10 child / $5 adult
Learn the basics of ice fishing and try your luck on our ponds. We provide all of the equipment. Dress in warm layers.
No fishing licenses required. Spaces limited. Call to reserve your spot!

Primitive Fire Building Class
Sunday, February 23 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Learn some primitive fire making skills. Try your hand at a flint and steel fire, a bow drill fire, and more! Ages 10+; please call to register.

Sunday for Singles Nature Hike
Sunday, February 23 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free
Enjoy a guided hike on a PEEC trail. This program is all about exploring nature and meeting new people. Please call to register.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, February 23 – 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.


In This Newsletter


Upcoming Chamber Events

Pike Chamber Announces First 2014 Membership Promotion

Pike County Area Agency on Aging is OPEN for anyone who would like to get warm!

Winter Workshop Series

PEEC Upcoming Events

Cattle Drives at Malibu Ranch Round ‘em Up and Head ‘em Out

Upper Delaware GLBT Center Presents a Winter Classic Film Series Hosted by Author, John DiLeo

“Ask the Pharmacist,” Foot Screenings, Health Tips & Prizes to Highlight Grand Opening

Shohola Business Owner & Pike Chamber Member Applies to Small Business Contest, Needs Your Votes

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS AND NURSING STUDENTS ARE ANNOUNCED

February Events – 2014 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

Wayne Memorial Community Health Centers Expands in Pike County

Come out and paint your own bank at Poke-A-Nose Pottery

Students Design Rain Barrels

Honesdale Psychiatrist Named as Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association

College Internships Available at Grey Towers

United Way Presents Community Service Award to Scott Myer

Its time again for Milford's Music in the Park summer concerts series fundraiser

Twenty-five Access Physical Therapy & Wellness therapists attend two-day low back, lower extremity therapy workshop

Pocono Medical Center earns Blue Distinction Center+ Award for Cardiac Care

Winter Eagle Watching Season Begins in the Upper Delaware River Region

Life Saved by Life Jacket

Put on your running shoes and mark your calendar


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