BLOOMING GROVE, PA — The Pike County Conservation District (PCCD) is offering a $500 Environmental Education Project Grant opportunity to Pike County teachers/classrooms or youth organizations to fund a project that complements the district’s mission.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) at 583 Emery Rd. will offer another “Bridge the Gap: Intro to Snowshoeing” session, free courtesy of the William Penn Foundation. It will take place on Saturday, February 24 from 1 to 4 p.m.
LIBERTY, NY — The United States Congress passed a new tax bill in December of 2017 that can present new considerations for farm business owners. A Farmer Tax School program will be held on Wednesday, February 28 to educate local farmers about this tax overhaul, the largest in over 30 years.
LAKE ARIEL, PA — Lacawac recently awarded two grants to scientists conducting research at Lacawac Sanctuary Field Station. The Robert Estabrook Moeller Memorial Awards were given to Dr. Elise Heiss, King’s College and Rachel Pilla, Miami University of Ohio.
LAKE ARIEL, PA — How do plants and animals survive the cold? Take a short hike and breathe in the crisp winter air while finding signs of life in winter at the Lacawac Sanctuary, 94 Sanctuary Rd., on Saturday, February 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The hike is free.
MILFORD, PA — Applications are currently being accepted for a number of summer internships at Grey Towers National Historic Site, former home of Gifford Pinchot, the first chief of the U.S. Forest Service and two-time Pennsylvania governor.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — Cross-country skiing will continue at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) in February, including a Bridge the Gap session, “Ski the McDade Trail,” which is free thanks to funding provided by the William Penn Foundation, on Saturday, February 10.
REGION — Wednesday, January 31 will mark an extremely uncommon event—one that happens, literally, less than once in a blue moon. It will indeed be a blue moon, that is, the second full moon of the month, in itself a rarity—hence the "once in a blue moon" saying.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 583 Emery Rd., will give you an opportunity to view eagles this Saturday, followed by animal tracking this Sunday. Registration is required for both programs.