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June 2013 NewsFlash

June Events – 2013


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.

Volunteer Day – National Trails Day
Saturday, June 1 – 9:00am-12:00pm
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted” – Aesop Join us for a fun morning of trail work. Everyone is welcome and appreciated! Refreshments provided; please call to register.

Cicada Mania!
Saturday, June 1 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per person
The periodical cicadas are emerging from their 13 & 17 year cycles. Come out and learn about these amazing insects! Please call to register.

Family Fishing
Sunday, June 2 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Saturday, June 8 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5 adult / $10 child
Learn the basics of fishing and then try your luck on our ponds. We provide all of the equipment. Supervised children only, please. No fishing licenses required. Spaces limited. Call to reserve your spot!

EcoZone! Afternoon
Sunday, June 2 – 1:00-4:00pm
Free
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave; sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

Pond Explorers
Saturday, June 8 – 1:00-3:00pm
Sunday, June 9 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5 per person
Join us as we explore the ponds with nets! We’ll collect fish, macro-invertebrates, amphibians, and anything else we find in some buckets, for up-close study. Wear boots and plan on getting a little wet and muddy! Spaces limited. Register early!

EcoZone! Afternoon
Sunday, June 9 – 1:00-4:00pm
Free
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave; sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

13th Annual Golf Outing
Monday, June 10
Join us for a great day of golf at the Lords Valley Country Club at Hemlock Farms. Proceeds benefit educational programs.

Wild Edibles Walk
Saturday, June 15 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$10
Nature provides food for us in the form of many plants. Join us on a hike focused on wild edibles. No collecting will be done within the Park. Call to reserve a seat in the van. Carpooling encouraged.

Summer Canoe Paddle
Sunday, June 16 – 1:00-3:00pm
Saturday, June 22 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per person
Start summer off the right way! Paddle a canoe…and try out our new kayaks! Beginners are welcome – we teach you everything you need to know. Dress appropriately – you may get wet. Call to reserve your spot in a canoe!

Nature Photography
Saturday, June 22 – 9:00am-4:00pm
$65
This beginner level class teaches the basics of nature photography. Del Morgan, a fine arts photographer, will lead this exciting new class. What is here for you to discover? Learn how to create visually stunning images. Bring a bagged lunch; please call to register.

Macro Flower Photography Weekend
June 28-30
$250 / $200 commuter / Day Rates Available
Join Kathy Peoples, Professional Photographer & Educator, and learn how to pinpoint focus, blur the background, saturate colors, use Photoshop, and more. Relax in the Poconos while learning from an amazing teacher. Includes lodging and meals; please call to register.

PRO SERIES: Small Mammals, with Dr. Howard Whidden, E.S.U. professor
Saturday, June 29 – 4:00-9:00pm
$30
Learn from the experts. Join Dr. Howard Whidden for an-depth look at the mice, moles, voles and shrews of our area. Use live mammals and taxidermy mounts to learn identification tips. Includes evening study of bats and their echolocation calls. Please call to register.

PEEC Summer Day Camp
June 24 – August 16, 2013
9:00am-4:00pm
Children, ages 3-15, can enjoy weeks of exploration & discovery at PEEC’s Summer Day Camp! Each week is focused on a theme, such as Bugs & Butterflies, Magnificent Mammals, Outdoor Living Skills, & Backpack Explorer. For more information, please call 570-828-2319 or check www.peec.org.






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209 East Harford Street - Milford, PA 18337


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