THIS WEEK’s Events & More to Come

SATURDAY MARCH 23

SPRING HIKE 10 -11:30a.m.

Enjoy an invigorating hike along the trails and look at the many natural happenings that spring brings to the Pocono forests. Fun for the entire family and great way to get rid of the winter-time cabin fever.

KETTLE CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

STROUDSBURG – 8050 RUNNING VALLEY ROAD

570.629.3061   MCCONSERVATION.ORG

$6

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SATURDAY MARCH 23

PARKING LOT PARTY, POND SKIMMING –AND- CARDBOARD BOX DERBY 12 Noon…on (Registrations start 8a.m.)

Experience the snow resort’s farewell to flurries starting with Pond Skimming views…unless you want to get into the action and register to participate. But wait! Don’t forget to stroll through the Parking Lot Party or sign-up ahead of time for a spot to display your outrageous ride or alongside setup. Cardboard Box Derby adds to the fun of either observation or with pre-event preparation more participation!

CAMELBACK MOUNTAIN RESORT

TANNERSVILLE – 301 RESORT DRIVE

570.629.1661  SKICAMELBACK.ORG

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SATURDAY MARCH 23

WOODCOCK WALK 6:30– 8p.m.

Join in a walk to see the mysterious woodcock and its spectacular springtime mating display. Bring a flashlight. Ages 10+

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

DINGMANS FERRY – 538 EMERGY ROAD

570.828.2319  PEEC.ORG

FREE

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SUNDAY MARCH 24

42nd ANNUAL ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 1:30p.m.

The streets of Stroudsburg come alive as The Pocono Irish American Club presents this awesome attraction inspiring curbside reactions to fabulous floats, music, & marching! So GO green and grab a chair or stand applauding along with the festive celebration.

DOWNTOWN STROUDSBURG

STROUDSBURG – MAIN STREET

WWW.POCONOIRISHAMERICANCLUB.COM

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SUNDAY MARCH 24

SALAMANDERS, FROGS & MORE 1- 3p.m.

Amphibians are stirring in the woods. Explore nearby breeding pools for salamanders, frogs, and egg masses. Nets and collection jars will be provided for up-close study. Wear boots and clothes that can get muddy or wet.

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

DINGMANS FERRY – 538 EMERGY ROAD

570.828.2319  PEEC.ORG

$5

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FRIDAY MARCH 29

WOODCOCK WATCH 6:30– 8:30p.m.

Timberdoodle, Bogsucker, and Big Eye are just some of the strange nicknames for the American Woodcock. Join Pocono Aviation Research Center for this program and learn about the life, history and amazing courtship of these awesomely entertaining birds. Enjoy a brief presentation before heading to the bog to observe.

KETTLE CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

STROUDSBURG – 8050 RUNNING VALLEY ROAD

570.629.3061   MCCONSERVATION.ORG

$6

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SATURDAY MARCH 30

BACKYARD BIOMES 10a.m.– 12p.m.

As urban and suburban areas expand, natural areas are altered or destroyed. Learn tips on making productive and beautiful backyard habits creating wildlife-friendly gardens as an oasis for wildlife.

KETTLE CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

STROUDSBURG – 8050 RUNNING VALLEY ROAD

570.629.3061   MCCONSERVATION.ORG

$6

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SUNDAY MARCH 31

GUIDED INTERPRETIVE HIKE 10a.m.– 12p.m.

Take a hike with one of PEEC’s knowledgeable staff members and learn a little more about the forest. Unexpected sights could be around every turn with the opportunity to ask plenty of questions along the way.

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

DINGMANS FERRY – 538 EMERGY ROAD

570.828.2319  PEEC.ORG

$5

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SUNDAY APRIL 7

BTG: SPRING PEEPER SEARCH 7:30– 9p.m.

Bring a flashlight to search and carefully catch, study, then release these tiny tree frogs. Thawed out and active again in the wetlands; listen to an impressive choir made by these vocal amphibians.

POCONO ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

DINGMANS FERRY – 538 EMERGY ROAD

570.828.2319  PEEC.ORG

FREE

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