Outdoors Listings

Outdoors Listings: Feb. 1 to 7, 2017

Outdoors Listings: Feb. 1 to 7, 2017

THIS WEEK: Feb. 1 to 7, 2017 Bridge the Gap: Ski the McDade Trail, beginner cross-country ski lessons with all equipment provided. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 4. Free. Registration: 570-828-2319. WinterFest, wintertime fun including children’s activities, snowshoe demonstrations, warming fire, hot food and beverages. Nescopeck […]

Outdoors Listings: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017

Outdoors Listings: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017

THIS WEEK: Jan. 25 to 31, 2017 Eagle Watch, a field trip to the upper Delaware River to search for bald eagles. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 27. $32. Pack a lunch and binoculars. Registration: 570-629-3061. Cross Country Skiing. Learn the basics of cross-country […]

Outdoors Listings: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017

Outdoors Listings: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017

THIS WEEK: Jan. 18 to 24, 2017 Fashioning Friendly Gardens for Feathered Friends, a talk on gardening to attract wild birds to your backyard. Wild Birds Unlimited, Dallas Shopping Center, Memorial Highway. 6 p.m. Jan. 19. Free. 570-675-9900. Bridge the Gap: Ski the McDade Trail, beginner cross-country ski lessons with all equipment provided. Pocono Environmental […]

Outdoors Listings: Jan. 11 to 17, 2017

Outdoors Listings: Jan. 11 to 17, 2017

THIS WEEK: Jan. 11 to 17, 2017 Full Moon Night Hike, a naturalist-led walk to explore nocturnal life under the illumination of the full Wolf Moon. Endless Mountains Nature Center, 1309 Vosburg Road, Tunkhannock. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12. Free. 570-836-3835. Disco Hike, a Discovery Hike guided by environmental educator Brian Hardiman on the […]

Outdoors Listings: Jan. 4 to 10, 2017

Outdoors Listings: Jan. 4 to 10, 2017

THIS WEEK: Jan. 4 to 10, 2017 Winter Scavenger Hunt, a family fun activity on the trails of the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. Jan. 7. $6. 570-629-3061. Hazleton Trails Hike, eight moderate miles on the Hazleton Rails to Trails system. Meet at the Park and Ride, Route […]

Outdoors Listings: Dec. 28, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017

Outdoors Listings: Dec. 28, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017

THIS WEEK: Dec. 28, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017 First Day Hike, a guided trek through the Thomas Darling Preserve, Burger Road, Blakeslee. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 1. $5. 610-965-4397, ext. 118 or wildlandspa.org. First Day Hike, two to three miles through the various habitat zones at Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, […]

Outdoors Listings: Dec. 21 to 27, 2016

Outdoors Listings: Dec. 21 to 27, 2016

THIS WEEK: Dec. 21 to 27, 2016 Birding in the Kirby Park Natural Area, sponsored by the Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society. Meet at the parking lot by the Nesbitt Park boat launch in Wilkes-Barre, accessed via First Avenue. 8 a.m. Dec. 25. Free. 570-371-3951. FUTURE First Day Hike, two to three miles through the […]

Outdoors Listings: Dec. 7 to 13, 2016

Outdoors Listings: Dec. 7 to 13, 2016

THIS WEEK: Dec. 7 to 13, 2016 Christmas Naturally, creating one-of-a-kind tree ornaments and holiday decorations from natural items such as pine cones and milkweed pods. Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. 3 to 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Free. Registration: 570-403-2006. Local Waterfowl, a birding trip for beginners and experienced birders with most […]

Outdoors Listings: Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, 2016

Outdoors Listings: Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, 2016

THIS WEEK: Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, 2016 Home “Made” for the Holidays, creating homemade holiday ornaments using natural materials such as pine cones, milkweed pods and teasel. Lackawanna State Park, 1839 Abington Road, North Abington Township. Stop by any time between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 3. Materials supplied. 57-945-7110. Tubs Natural […]

Outdoor Listings: Nov. 16 to 22, 2016

Outdoor Listings: Nov. 16 to 22, 2016

THIS WEEK: Nov. 16 to 22, 2016 Mystery Birding Trip, a field trip where the destinations and target birds are not revealed until the day of the trip. Meet at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 18. $24 includes transportation. Bring a lunch and […]