Saturday, September 30, 2017 | By ShanB | Comments Off on National Public Lands Day
The 24th annual NEEF National Public Lands Day (NPLD), is the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands.
Spend the day outdoors giving back to your community by pulling invasive species, maintaining trails, picking up trash, and more.
Find a location to volunteer by clicking here.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 | By ShanB | Comments Off on National Park Entrance Fee-Free Day
The National Park Service turned 100 years old in 2016! Celebrate the start of their second century by visiting a park in 2017. During 10 days of the year, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone.
Mark your calendar for these upoming entrance fee–free dates in 2017:
- September 30: National Public Lands Day
- November 11-12: Veterans Day Weekend
Find out more here.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 | By ShanB | Comments Off on Lower Lake Paddle
You’ll need your own kayak to join this event on the Lower Lake…an adventure looking for aquatic wildlife. Please wear waterproof clothing, water shoes, a hat, sunblock and bring water. Program will be cancelled in the event of rain, heavy wind or impending storms.
EXACT LOCATION: Bear Wallow Boat Launch
Saturday, September 30, 2017 | By ShanB | Comments Off on Mushroom Hike
Let Nathaniel Whitmore from the Delaware Highlands Mushroom Society share his wealth of knowledge about wild edibles and how they are enjoyed by wildlife and humans. This is a short distance hike. Wear comfortable footwear. All ages welcome. Registration appreciated. Cost $10 – Members $5
Register by calling: 570.689.9494 or emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, September 30, 2017 | By ShanB | Comments Off on KCEEC: Bird Feeding Basics
Are you interested in feeding the birds? Join Environmental Educator Karen N. Boyle to learn about winter bird identification, types of bird feeders and the different birdseed available at Kettle Creek. Cost: $6/non-members, $4/children under 12. EE Center members FREE.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 | By ShanB | Comments Off on Howetown Farm Show
A fun and educational show about early American farm life. See live demonstrations of antique farm equipment, blacksmithing, hit & miss engines, antique wagons, cars, tractors and much more. Watch home-made ice cream being made and enjoy a free sample. Observe the ladies spinning, knitting or quilting. Tour a replica farmhouse. Free admission and parking. Food available for purchase. For more information, call 570-595-0452 or 570-650-8302.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 | By ShanB | Comments Off on Nurture & Nourish: Sheep Sh’nugglin’ at Indraloka Animal Sanctuary
Brush wool, scratch backs, and feed treats to the resident fluffy friends! The day includes a tour of the sanctuary and a delicious plant-based lunch. There will be plenty of time to spend with the other animal residents throughout the day, too!
With enough interest, carpools and caravans from Philadelphia and Scranton will be provided. Please email email@example.com for more information.
Saturday, September 30, 2017 | By ShanB | Comments Off on Threats to PA Forests
Are you a landowner concerned about the health of your woodlot, or a citizen who wants to know what is happening to our forests today? The experts at the Northern Tier Hardwood Association will present a program about our forests and the challenges that we face in managing them.
EXACT LOCATION: The Auditorium (above the Masker Museum)