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September 2012 NewsFlash

September Events – 2012 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)


538 Emery Road
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
570-828-2319, www.peec.org, peec@peec.org

“Migrate to PEEC” Family Nature Getaway Weekend
Labor Day Weekend: August 31–September 3
Adults $205 / Child, Commuter, Day Rates Available
Bring your friends & family to experience the best of what PEEC has to offer. Interpretive hikes, animal presentations, swimming, canoeing, tie-dye, campfire and more! Includes three nights lodging & meals from Friday dinner - Monday lunch.
Pre-registration is requested.

Fossil Trail Hike
Saturday, September 8 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Free for members / $5 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.
Pre-registration is requested.

Introduction to Canoeing
Saturday, September 8 – 2:00-4:00pm
$5
Enjoy the last weekend of the summer with a canoe paddle across our pond! Beginners are welcome – we teach you everything you need to know. Dress appropriately – you may get wet. Call to reserve your spot in a canoe.
Pre-registration is requested.

Sunday for Singles
Sunday, September 9 – 1:00-3:00pm
Free
This monthly hike is all about meeting new people and exploring nature together.
Pre-registration is requested.

Harvest Festival
Saturday, September 15 – 10:00am-4:00pm
$5 per car
Celebrate Fall at PEEC’s 2nd annual Harvest Festival! Enjoy animal presenters, arts & crafts, hands-on learning stations, conservation exhibits, live music, local food, a tricky tray, and more! Bring your family and friends to this great event!

Tricky Tray
Saturday, September 15 – 10:00am-1:30pm
Free admission during the Harvest Festival ($5 per car)
Buy tickets for various amounts & bid on your favorite items.
Calling of winners from 12:30–1:30pm. Must be present to win.

Bird Walk
Sunday, September 16, 8:00-10:00am
Free for members / $5 for non-members
Join us for an early morning walk in the woods. Spend time looking for and identifying a variety of birds. Field guides and binoculars provided. Ages 12 + please.
Pre-registration is requested.

Adult Nature Weekend
September 21 – 23
$195 / $145 commuter
Take a weekend off and relax in the Poconos! We provide lodging, meals and programming for a fun and educational weekend away. Enjoy interpretive hikes, canoeing, bird walks, art classes, waterfall tours, animal presenters, campfires, and more! Call for more details on this exciting new program! Ages 21 and up, please.
Pre-registration is requested.

Introduction to Fishing
Saturday, September 22 – 10:00am-12:00pm
$10
Learn the basics of fishing and then try your luck on our ponds. We provide all of the equipment. Supervised children only, please. No fishing licenses required. Spaces limited. Call to reserve your spot!
Pre-registration is requested.

Introduction to Birding
Sunday, September 30, 10:00am-12:00pm
Free for members / $5 for non-members
If you’re interested in birds, but intimidated by identifying them, then this program is for you! Enjoy a short hike with a knowledgeable guide who will teach you the basics of birding. All ages welcome.
Pre-registration is requested.

Fungus Among Us
Sunday, September 30 – 1:00-3:00pm
$5
Search for fungus and lichen as you learn about the amazing world of decomposition and nutrient cycling.
Pre-registration is requested.


In This Newsletter


Upcoming Chamber Events

Pike County Chamber of Commerce and Pike County Builders Association Annual John Gouse Memorial Golf Outing

UNITED WAY ANNOUNCES 12th ANNUAL DAY OF CARING AND 10TH ANNUAL 9-11 MEMORIAL BLOOD DRIVE!

The Wayne Pike Chapter of the American Red Cross

Cellular One of Northeast Pennsylvania helps support the Delaware Valley Warrior Football team

Black Bear Film Festival Artful Bear Sculpture Honors Artist Jasper Johns & HIV Survivors and Victims

Jim Mahon’s Moving and Trucking Inc. Celebrate Milestone

September Events – 2012 Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)

ENVIRONMENTAL INSTITUTE September 2012 Calendar of Events

23rd Annual Delaware River Cleanup was a huge success!

The Dingmans Bridge has designed a special maintenance schedule for 2012, due to the continued closure of Route 209.

Niki Jones Agency Donates Public Relations and Marketing for Black Bear Film Festival

United Way Funds Support Pike County Developmental Center

Rodeo Championship Finals!

SAFE HAVEN of PIKE COUNTY, INC. Update: Tour de Pike County!

Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc. is pleased to invite you to become a part of the solution.

The Pike County Developmental Center Tricky Tray

Out of the Darkness Community Walk 2012

Forces of Nature

Grey Towers Heritage Association Receives Grant to Assist With Cemetery Repairs

Endocrinologist Joins Pocono Health System

SAFE HAVEN of PIKE COUNTY, INC. PRESENTS THE 14TH ANNUAL HOUSE TOUR: “BEHIND CLOSED DOORS”

Penn State Extension - Pike County - Pocono District

Small Business Institute Scholarship Available

Little Acorns Day Care News

St. Patrick’s Plans Parish Picnic

DELAWARE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION

The Wayne/Pike Technology Training Lab - Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Tree Walks Planned for September 15 at Grey Towers

Fall Harvest Festival at PEEC

WMH Auxiliary Luncheon & Fashion Show Guest Appearance by “That Shower Guy” Michael G. Stanton


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