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May 2016 NewsFlash

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) May Events



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.

Tweets and Treats
Sunday, May 1 – 9:00-11:00am
$5
Interested in learning more about birds? Join us for a hike that focuses on bird ID and their unique natural history. We’ll be having breakfast snacks & beverages before we head out. We provide binoculars and field guides. Ages 10+ please.

Bridge the Gap: Wildflower Walk
Sunday, May 1 – 1:00-4:00pm
Free
Celebrate the blossoming of spring with a walk in the woods. Join local flower expert Josie D’Alessandro as she shares identification tips and natural history of local flowers. Funding for this program provided by the William Penn Foundation.

Plant Sale!
May 7 & May 8 – 9:00am-4:00pm
Free admission
There is a pre-sale for PEEC members on Friday, May 6, from 6-8pm. Choose from a variety of native and deer resistant flowers, shrubs and grasses to beautify your yard. Perennials include coneflowers, bee balm, asters, yarrow, lungwort, and much more. Sun loving and shade loving plants will be available. Call in advance with your requests. Remaining plants will be sold throughout the week – come check them out!

Tweets and Treats
Saturday, May 14 – 9:00-11:00am
$5
Interested in learning more about birds? Join us for a hike that focuses on bird ID and their unique natural history. We’ll be having breakfast snacks & beverages before we head out. We provide binoculars and field guides. Ages 10+ please.

Introduction to Blacksmithing
Sunday, May 15 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Interested in learning about the trade of blacksmithing? Join William Barrett, of the New Jersey Blacksmiths Association, for a look at the history and basics of blacksmithing. Program will include live demos over a forge.

Warbler Weekend
May 20-22
$205 / $155 commuter rate
Spring migration has begun! Join us for a wonderful weekend with the birds. Enjoy guided hikes that teach how to identify birds by sight, sound and habitat – this program is great for beginners and experts alike! Includes two nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Sunday lunch.

Wild Edibles Walk
Saturday, May 21 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$5
Join local wild edible & medicinal plant expert, Nathaniel Whitmore, as we explore the area in search of the many wild vegetables of spring. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from an amazing teacher. No collecting will be done within the Park.

“Spring Fling” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
Memorial Day Weekend: May 27-30
Adults $225 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates – call for details
Bring your family and friends to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, canoeing, crafts, campfire and more! Includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch.


In This Newsletter


UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS

KEY FOOD RIBBON CUTTING

PEEC Seasons Highlights

Fly Fishing History and Demonstration

MilfordMD Celebrates Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, with Five Gift Ideas for Moms of All Ages

MILFORD GARDEN CLUB Public Meeting

We have two new programs coming up in May!

Join Grey Towers Heritage for Milford Walk 2016 Grey Towers Mansion Tours Begin Memorial Day Weekend

PENNY SOCIAL

NPS Celebrates Centennial with Special Programs and Events

2016 Concert Series in Northeast Pennsylvania

Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) May Events

The Pike County Historical Society's Annual Banquet

Together, We Can Find a Cure

Music in the Park Announces Dates for 2016 Season and Schedule for KickOff Concert!

PUBLIC NOTICE ATTENTION: PROPERTY OWNERS OF PIKE COUNTY

Dr. Richard E. Buckley Develops Laser Skin Tightening Procedure to Rival Thermage and Ultherapy

Upcoming Educational Retreat for Women Forest Landowners

Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Receives $10,000 CVS Health Community Grant Grant to the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute is part of CVS Health’s commitment to increasing access to quality heal

WMH Auxiliary Tops Own Record

Wayne Memorial Hospital

Critical ‘Climate-Resilient’ Lands Added to Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

LOCAL SCHOOL LAUNCHES NEW HEALTH-BASED FUND RAISING EFFORT Students to get fit, then douse themselves in color!


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