Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)
March Events – 2015
538 Emery Road
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
For Further Information: 570-828-2319, www.peec.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.
Volunteer in the Greenhouse
Sunday, March 1 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Join us for some gardening work in PEEC’s new greenhouse! Lend a hand on our springtime projects and plant some seeds. Pre-registration required.
Sugar Shack Scramble
Saturday, March 7 – 9:00am-12:30pm
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!
Saturday, March 7—1:00-3:00pm
This is a great time of year to enjoy the waterfalls. See them as they cascade down through chunks of frozen ice and snow. Dress warm, wear sturdy boots, and bring a camera! Call to reserve a seat in the van.
Sunday, March 8 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Learn some primitive fire making skills. Try your hand at a flint and steel fire, a bow drill fire, and more! Ages 10+ please.
Sunday for Singles – Off-site Hike
Sunday, March 8 – 1:00-3:00pm
Enjoy a guided hike on a park trail. Explore nature and meet some new people. Call to reserve a seat in the van.
Ecozone Discovery Room!
Saturday, March 14 – 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.
Saturday, March 14 – 6:30-8:00pm
Join us for a walk to see the mysterious woodcock and its spectacular springtime mating display. Ages 10+ please.
The “Easy Does It” Hike
Sunday, March 15 – 1:00-3:00pm
Enjoy a nice leisurely walk through the woods. Join us for easy hikes, slow paces and interpretive natural history.
Volunteer in the Greenhouse
Saturday, March 21 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Join us for some gardening work in PEEC’s greenhouse! Lend a hand on our springtime projects and plant some seeds. Pre-registration required.
Little Eco Explorers: Foxes
Sunday, March 22 – 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.
Black & White Photography Tour
Sunday, March 22 – 9:00am-4:00pm
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.
Boy Scout Badge Fest
Saturday, March 28 – 9:00am-4:00pm
$12 half day / $20 full day
Attention all Webelos and Boy Scouts! Join us for a fun day of badge work! Webelos will work towards the Geologist and Naturalist badge. Boy Scouts will work towards the Mammal Study merit badge. Payment is required at registration. Space is limited - call early!
Wild Edibles Walk
Sunday, March 29 – 10:00am-12:00pm
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.
Tumbling Waters Hike
Sunday, March 29 – 1:00-4:00pm
Join us for an interpretive hike on our Tumbling Waters Trail. This 3 mile loop features a beautiful waterfall and a scenic overlook of the Delaware River Valley.