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June 2015 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center June Events


June Events – 2015

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 6 – 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! Snacks provided.

Little Eco Explorers: Fish
Saturday, June 6 – 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.

Do It Yourself Day
Sunday, June 7 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Join us for an afternoon of fun DIY projects! We’ll be making everything from candles and pinecone bird feeders, to homemade fire-starters.

Bridge the Gap: Day Paddle
Saturday, June 13 – 9:00am-3:00pm
Free
Join us for this free paddle down the Delaware! Bring a lunch and a water bottle and dress for the weather. We will provide extra water and snacks. Choose between a canoe or kayak. Please register by 6/7 as space is limited. Call for details.

Wild Edibles Walk
Sunday, June 14 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
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.

Bridge the Gap: Kayak Paddle
Saturday, June 20 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Free
Come join us for a free kayak paddle on our Pickerel Pond. Beginners are welcome—we will teach you everything you need to know! Dress appropriately—you may get wet. Spaces are limited; call to reserve a kayak!
Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation.

PRO SERIES: Small Mammals
Saturday, June 20 – 1:00-4:00pm
$20
Learn from the experts. Join Dr. Howard Whidden, professor at East Stroudsburg University, for a workshop on the identification of Pennsylvania’s mammals, including bats, mice, and shrews. Use live mammals, prepared specimens, and skulls to learn the key characteristics used for identification.

Pond Explorers
Sunday, June 21 – 1:00-3:00pm
$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! Register early!

15th Annual Golf Outing
Monday, June 22 – 8:00am Start
$115 / Golfer
Join us for a great day of golf at the Lords Valley Country Club at Hemlock Farms.

Bridge the Gap: Hike and Bike
Saturday, June 27 – 9:00am-3:00pm
Free
Join us for a bike ride along the McDade Trail, followed by a hike back at PEEC. We will provide all equipment and transportation. Please bring a water bottle and lunch, and wear sturdy footwear. We will have extra water and snacks available. Please register by 6/21 as space is limited. Call for details.

Summer Canoe Paddle
Saturday, June 27 – 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 a canoe.

Ecozone Discovery Room!
Sunday, June 28 – 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

The 12th Annual Safe Haven Golf Tournament

7th Annual Dash for Dignity 5K/10K

Dispatches From The Old Timers” Reveal Emotional Beginnings of US Forest Service

Science Seekers 4-H Kidz Kamp

Ancien Régime Baroque Trio to Perform at Historic Landmarks

Deadline Extended for Conservation and Leadership Academy

PEEC 15th Annual Golf Outing

Giant Library Lawn Sale

Music! Music! Music!

16TH ANNUAL BLACK BEAR FILM FEST OCTOBER 16, 17 & 18, 2015

June Programs at Grey Towers

Pocono Environmental Education Center June Events

Cast For Cash at the Second Annual Lake Wallenpaupack Fishing Contest

Championship Rodeo At Malibu Ranch

Kids interested in having fun and learning something new can join 4-H clubs and activities this spring and summer

Horse Quilt Raffle to Benefit GAIT TRC!

Upper Delaware S&RR Joins National Find Your Park Movement

Pocono Medical Center Earned an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score

Ehrhardt’s Expands in a beautiful new way!

Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Restaurant & Banquet Center, June Events

John Bell, Superintendent of the Delaware Valley School District, reads to the children of The Ann Street School

Over $1.3 million in dividends returned to ChamberChoice participants

Pike County Public Library and Action Bikes & Outdoor Bike Raffle

Access Physical Therapy therapist, assistant now certified in exercise program that can help Parkinson’s patients improve movement, quality of life


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