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March 2013 NewsFlash

March Events – 2013 Pocono Environmental Education Center


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.

Boy Scout Badge Fest
Saturday, March 2 – AM session 9:00am-12:00pm/ PM session 12:30-3:30pm
$12 half day / $20 full day
Attention all Wolves, Bears, Webelos, & Boy Scouts! Join us for a fun day of badge work.
Pre-registration required. Payment due at registration.

The “Easy Does It” Hikers
Sunday, March 3 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Free
Enjoy a nice leisurely walk through the woods. Join us for easy hikes, slow paces and interpretive natural history. Please call to register.

EcoZone! Afternoon
Sunday, March 3 – 1:00-4:00pm
Free
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave; sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

ECO book club – “The End of Country,” by Seamus McGraw
Sunday, March 3 – 1:00-2:30pm
Free
Read a new book! Meet up to discuss the book and share thoughts. Bring some snacks and enjoy a delightful afternoon. Please call to register.

Sugar Shack Scramble
Saturday, March 9 – 9:00am – 12:30pm
$15 adult / $10 child
Take an orienteering expedition to the “Two Saps” Sugar Shack. Use a map and compass to reach the sugar shack and then enjoy hot cocoa and pancakes with fresh maple syrup!
Sign up for a 9am or 9:30am start time. Spaces limited!

EcoZone! Afternoon
Saturday, March 9 – 1:00-4:00pm
$5/person
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave; sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

Black & White Photography Tour
Sunday, March 10 – 9:00am-3:00pm
$25
Grab your camera and join us for a tour of the historic buildings in the Park. This is the perfect time of year to shoot black and white photos. Pack a lunch and dress warm.
Call to reserve a seat in the van. Carpooling encouraged.

Amphibian Search
Sunday, March 10 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5 per person
Warming temperatures bring out the frogs & salamanders. Join us on our search! Wear boots & clothes that can get muddy. Please call to register.

Fossil Trail Hike
Saturday, March 16 - 1:30-3:00pm
$5 for members / $10 for non-members
Take a hike in the woods. This 1 ¼ mile trail passes a vernal pool that is important for breeding amphibians and then descends into a mature hardwood ravine. Look at fossils along the way.
Moderate-strenuous with a final, steep climb. Please call to register.

Woodcock Walk
Saturday, March 16 – 6:00-7:30pm
$5
Join us for a walk to see the mysterious woodcock. These birds take to the fields this time of year for a spectacular mating display. Bring your patience and sense of wonder.
Ages 10+ please. Please call to register.

Equinox Extravaganza
Saturday, March 23 – 1:00-4:00pm
$5 per child
Celebrate the end of winter and welcome the new growing season with our annual springtime celebration! Enjoy this family-oriented event full of fun and educational stations on a guided trail.
Call for details. Please call to register.

EcoZone! Afternoon
Sunday, March 24 – 1:00-4:00pm
Free
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave; sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

Sunday for Singles
Sunday, March 24 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free
This monthly hike is all about meeting new people and exploring nature together. Please call to register.





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