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Pocono Environmental Education Center February Events Calendar

WHERE
Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
WHEN
Thursday, February 1, 2018 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018
TIME
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February Events – 2018

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.

 

Cross Country Skiing Bridge the Gap: Ski the McDade Trail

Saturday, February 10 – 9:00am-12:00pm

Free

Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons; learn the basics of cross country skiing. Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot.  Bridge the Gap date funding provided by the William Penn Foundation.

 

Cross Country Skiing                                            

Saturday, February 3 – 10:00am-12:00pm

Sunday, February 4 – 1:00pm-3:00pm

Sunday, February 11 – 1:00pm-3:00pm

Saturday, February 24 – 10:00am-12:00pm

Sunday, February 25 – 1:00pm-3:00pm

$20 adult / $10 child                            

Enjoy the winter woods with beginner ski lessons.  Learn the basics of cross country skiing and practice on an old logging road loop.  You decide how many loops to ski. Skis, poles & boots provided - register w/shoe size to guarantee a spot. 

 

Eagle Watch

Saturday, February 3 – 9:00am-3:00pm

$20 

Join us on a trip north in search of eagles and other rare wintering birds.  Visit the Mongaup Reservoir, the Delaware River, & the Delaware Highlands Conservancy to look for winter residents and nesting pairs. Bring a lunch, camera & warm clothes. Call to reserve a seat in the van – Maximum of 20 spaces.

 

Little Eco Explorers: Eagles    

Sunday, February 4 – 10:00am-12:00pm

$5 per child

A fun hands-on program for young children!  Join us for a story, craft, and activity focusing on Bald Eagles. Call for details.

 

Ecozone Discovery Room!

Saturday, February 10 – 1:00-4:00pm

$2 per person

Climb into a bald eagle’s nest, crawl into a bat cave, explore a beaver lodge, 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.

 

Winter Ecology Hike

Sunday, February 11th – 10:00am-12:00pm

$5 

Learn how different plants and animals survive the winter.  Join us on a hike and experience PEEC in the wintertime.  All ages welcome

 

“Winter Wonderland” Family Nature Getaway Weekend                              

President’s Day Weekend:  February 16 -19, 2018

Adults $225 / Child, Commuter, and Day Rates Available

Bring your friends and family to experience PEEC in the wintertime.  Cross country skiing, animal tracking, nature hikes, snow tubing, campfire and more!   Price includes three nights of lodging and meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch.  Join us for a wonderful winter weekend! 

 

Bridge the Gap: Intro to Snowshoeing

Saturday, February 24 – 1:00-4:00pm 

Free 

Learn the basics of snow shoes and enjoy a winter walk along the McDade Trail.  No experience necessary – we provide the equipment and teach you everything you need to know. Register early to reserve a pair of snowshoes & guarantee a spot. Funding for this program is provided by the William Penn Foundation.

 

Animal Tracking

Sunday, February 25 – 10:00am-12:00pm

$5

Animals leave behind clues that give us glimpses into their lives.  Explore our natural areas for tracks, trails, scat, territory marks, chew marks, and other signs animals leave as they travel through the fields and forests of the Poconos.

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