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May 2013 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) May Events





Introduction to Knitting
May 3 – 5
$195 / $150 commuter rate
Join Patti Shreiner for a relaxing weekend in the Poconos. Beginners are welcome –knit a scarf or tea cozy! Advanced knitters can knit a lace shawl or work on their own project. Focus project: Fair Isle Hat. Includes two nights of lodging & six meals. Please call to register.

Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 4 – 9:00am-4:00pm
Choose from a variety of native and deer resistant flowers, shrubs and grasses to beautify your yard. Pre-sale for PEEC members on Friday, May 3, from 6-8pm. Volunteers needed both days –call for details!

Wildflower Walk
Sunday, May 5 – 9:00am-12:00pm
Free
Celebrate the blossoming of spring with a walk in the woods. Bring a bottle of water and a camera for some pictures. Please call to register.

GARDEN SERIES: 2 of 3: Butterfly Gardens
Sunday, May 5 – 1:00-3:00pm
$10 ($25 for all 3 sessions)
Learn how to provide the right food, water and shelter that will increase the variety of butterflies in your garden. Please call to register.

Warbler Weekend
May 10 – 12
$195 / $150 commuter rate
Join Darryl Speicher, from the Pocono Avian Research Center, for a wonderful weekend with the birds. Enjoy guided hikes that teach how to identify birds by sight, sound and habitat. Includes two nights of lodging and six meals. Please call to register.

Spring Photography Weekend
May 10 – 12
$195 / $150 commuter rate
Join Del Morgan, a fine art photographer who draws his artistic passion from nature. What is here for you to discover? Join this wonderful new weekend program and learn how to create visually stunning images. Please call to register.


Introduction to Fishing
Saturday, May 11 – 9:30am-12:00pm
$10 child / $5 adult
Learn the basics of fishing and then try your luck on our ponds. We provide the equipment. No fishing licenses required. Spaces limited. Call to reserve your spot!

EcoZone! Afternoon
Saturday, May 11 – 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!

Bird Walk
Saturday, May 18 – 8:00-10:00am
Free for members / $5 for non-members
Interested in learning more about birds? Join Darryl Speicher, from the Pocono Avian Research Center, for a hike that focuses on bird ID and their unique natural history. We provide binoculars and field guides. Ages 10+ please. Please call to register.

PRO SERIES: 1 of 4: Herpetology, with Dr. Thomas LaDuke
Saturday, May 18 – 3:00-8:00pm
$30 ($100 for all 4 classes)
Learn from the experts. Join Dr. Thomas LaDuke, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, ESU, for an in-depth look at the amphibians and reptiles of the area. Spaces are limited – register early!

EcoZone! Afternoon
Sunday, May 19 – 1:00-4:00pm
Free
Explore our new hands-on, discovery room. Crawl through the bat cave; sit in the eagles’ nest, and more!

“Spring Fling” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
Memorial Day: May 24 – 27
Adults $210 / Discounts for Children / Commuter & Day Rates Available
Bring your family and friends to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, fishing, canoeing, crafts, campfire and more! Includes three nights of lodging and nine meals; please call to register.
For Further Information: 570-828-2319, www.peec.org, peec@peec.org
Pre-registration is requested until otherwise noted.

In This Newsletter


Upcoming Chamber Events

WELCOME OUR NEW MEMBER THE SHIP SHOP

Take Advantage of our Membership Sale IT ENDS THIS MONTH!

Rangers to Enforce Traffic Regulations Starting May 1

How You Can Enhance Milford’s Online Presence- What Can Businesses do for “Free”?

Lackawanna College Students to Discuss Upper Delaware Region’s Future

Pike County Arts and Crafts Inc. is pleased to host artist Janet Campbell

Living Well - Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

An Educational Improvement Tax Credit informational breakfast

The ARTery Gallery in Milford PA welcomes Spring with a new exhibit that celebrates all that welove about the season.

KITTATINNY CANOES ANNOUNCES MOTHER’S DAY SPECIAL

Looking for Local Artist

Grey Towers Heritage Association Plans Trip to Historic Simsbury, CT Pinchot Birthplace

Erosion and Sediment Manual Training 2013

The Music of the Night

Delaware Valley Choral Society to Premier John Rutter’s Mass of the Children

Wayne Memorial Expands Services in Pike & Wayne

Craft Bazaar @ The Upper Mill/Old Lumberyard

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) May Events

JUNE 1st THE HOTEL FAUCHERE WELCOMES PIKE COUNTY’S FIRST WINE FESTIVAL

Acclaimed Gypsy Swing Ensemble Comes to NEPA

OPEN FARM DAY

Corporation and communities partnering for a better tomorrow

Greater Pike Community Foundation Announces Directors and Officers

The United Way of Pike County Announces New President

6 year old CDD graduate speaks

PMC Earns Stereotactic Breast Biopsy ACR Accreditation

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