02/02-02/23 Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center February Events Calendar

2nd – Saturday – Wild Canids of the Poconos – Join Roger Spotts for this in-depth look at the three species of wild Canids that live in the Poconos.  Coyotes, Red Foxes and Gray Foxes all call the Poconos home and are more common than you may think.  We will look at what makes them different and also why they do the things they do.   This program will begin at 10am. Cost: $6/non-members, $4/children under 12. EE Center members are free.

 

2nd – Saturday – Art Opening: Andrea Henley “Nature’s Simplicity” – Andrea combines her love of nature and macro-photography in a captivating exhibit depicting nature in the Pocono Mountains.  Opening Reception: 11am – 1pm. Exhibit runs February 1st through 28th.

 

5th– 6th – Tuesday – Wednesday  – NPDES Workshop – The workshop is geared toward engineers, contractors, developers, and government officials looking to learn more about the permitting process and innovative stormwater and Green Infrastructure (GI) technology. This will be held at the Monroe Campus of Northampton Community College.  Please call 570-629-3060 for more information.

 

9th – Saturday – Lilliana’s Nature Discovery Area Exploration – Focus on Animal Tracks and Other Clues – Our Nature Discovery Area is the first of its kind in Monroe County and includes a canoe, tunnel, xylophone, talking tubes and much more. Join us between the hours of 9am – 12pm to become a detective and learn about tracks other clues animals leave behind in winter. Please dress warmly and wear appropriate footwear because this activity will take place outside.  This program is free.

 

15th – Friday – Eagle Watch – Join Pocono Avian Research Center on this field trip to the upper Delaware River in search of our national symbol, the Bald Eagle. Once a rare sight, many wintering and resident eagles now inhabit this region and the probability for sightings is high. Meet at the EE Center at 8:30am and return 5:30pm. Cost: $32/non-members, $26/EE Center members and includes bus transportation. Participants should pack a lunch and binoculars and dress for the weather. Stops will be made for coffee and snacks. Pre-registration and payment required by Tuesday, February 12th, 2019.  Seating is limited. Refunds will be given only if notification is made at least one week in advance.

 

16th – Saturday – The Science of Snow – Learn about snow science with the help of some fun hands-on experiments. Discover how snow is made and appreciate the unique beauty of ice!  This family program begins at 10am.  Registration required by Wednesday, February 13th. Cost: $6/non-members, $4/children under 12. EE Center members are free.

 

18th – Monday – Building Closed – Holiday

 

23rd – Saturday – Building Closed

 

For more information, call the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center at (570) 629-3061, Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and most Saturdays from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m.  For more information on other programs we offer visit our website at www.mcconservation.org.

Venue: Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center
8050 Running Valley Rd
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570)629-3061

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