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February 2016 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)


February Events – 2016

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 6, – 10:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, February 7, 21, 28 – 1:00-3:00pm
$20 adult / $10 child
“Bridge the Gap” Cross Country Skiing on the McDade Trail – February 20, 27 – 9:00am-12:00pm – FREE
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. McDade Trail dates funding provided by the William Penn Foundation. Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot.

Intro to Snowshoeing
Saturday, February 6, 20, 27 – 1:00pm-3:00pm
Sunday, February 7, 21, 28 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$10
Learn the basics of snow shoes and enjoy a winter stomp through the woods. No experience necessary – we provide the equipment and teach you everything you need to know. Register early to guarantee a spot.

Eagle Watch
Sunday, February 6 – 9:00am-3:00pm
$20
Join us on a trip north in search of eagles and other rare wintering birds such as ravens. 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.

“Winter Wonderland” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
President’s Day Weekend: February 12-15
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, 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!

Little Eco Explorers: Eagles
Saturday, February 20 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per child
A fun hands-on program for young children! Join us for a story, craft, and activity focusing on a particular critter. Call for details.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, February 21 – 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.

Animal Tracking
Saturday, February 27 – 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, eat marks, and other signs that animals leave as they travel through the fields and forests of the Poconos.





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209 East Harford Street - Milford, PA 18337


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