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January 2015 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) January Events – 2014



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, January 3, 10, 24, 31 – 9:00-11:00am
Sunday, January 4, 11, 25 – 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, January 3 – 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.

Christmas Bird Count
Sunday, January 4 – 8:00am Start
Free
It’s the National Audubon Society’s 115th annual Christmas Bird Count! The longest running Citizen Science survey in the world, the Christmas Bird Count provides critical data on population trends. You can register for the area around your house and participate from the comfort of your living room, or you can venture out into a different part of the count circle. If you’re a beginner, we’ll pair you up with a more experienced birder. Pre-registration is required for this event.

Eagle Watch for Eagle Enthusiasts!
Saturday, January 24 – 8:30am-3:30pm
$20
Join Jan Lokuta on a trip north in search of eagles. Visit the Mongaup Reservoir, the Delaware River, & the Eagle Institute to look for winter residents and nesting pairs. Bring a lunch, camera & warm clothes; we’ll be leaving PEEC right at 8:30am. Includes a special stop at “Eagle Day!”

Little Eco Explorers: Black Bears
Saturday, January 24 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per child
It’s a new program for 3-6 year olds! Join us for a story, craft, and activity focusing on a particular critter. Call for details.

Animal Tracking
Sunday, January 25 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free
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.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, January 25 – 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.

Introduction to Snowshoeing
Saturday, January 31 – 1:00-3:00pm
$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.





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