Outdoors Listings: Aug. 2 to 8

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Tours of the Tannersville Cranberry Bog are offered every Wednesday morning through September 13 by the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center in Stroudsburg. A unique 2.5 hour journey through the bog is complemented by an an environmental educator explaining formation and plant and animal life.
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    THIS WEEK: Aug. 2 to 8

    Tannersville Bog Walk, a 2.5-hour journey into the unique Tannersville Cranberry Bog with environmental educator explaining formation and plant and animal life. 552 Cherry Lane Road, East Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Aug. 2 and every Wednesday through Sept. 13. $4 for members, $6 for non-members, free for children under 12. For pre-registration and information, call 570-629-3061.

    What’s in the Pond? Join Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center staff and explore life in the pond at Quiet Valley, 347 Quiet Valley Rd., Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Aug. 4. $6 for non-members, $4 for members. Children under 12 free. Pre-register by calling 570-629-3061.

    Sssnakes Alive, a popular all ages, one hour program about snakes at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Rd., Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. Aug 5. $6 for non-members, $4 for children under 12. 570-629-3061

    FUTURE

    Awesome Astronomy, where the Lackawanna Astronomical Society will give a presentation on what might be in the night sky before visitors look through powerful telescopes. Pavilion #3 at Frances Slocum State Park, 567 Mt. Olivet Rd., Wyoming. 9 p.m. Aug. 12. Not suitable for young children. In the case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. 570-696-3525.

    Birding at Frances Slocum State Park, features a leisurely walk through the park to seek out beautiful birds. Meet in the parking lot of the Environmental Education Center and boat rental at Frances Slocum State Park, 567 Mt. Olivet Road, Kingston Township. 8:30 a.m. Aug. 12. Free. 570-675-9900.

    Family Canoe Trip on the Delaware, a leisurely two day paddling trip on the Delaware River sponsored by Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center. Aug. 22 and 23. River interpretation, swimming, fishing, bird watching and more. Camping one night along the river. $120 for nonmembers, $110 for members. $40 for non-paddling children under 12. For more information, call 570-629-3061.

    Kayaking for Beginners, where people who have never kayaked will learn basic paddle strokes, safety and parts of the boat before taking a short paddle out on the lake. For ages 12 and older. Registration required. Program will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. To sign up call 570-696-9105 or email kkelchner@pa.gov.

    Tours of the Tannersville Cranberry Bog are offered every Wednesday morning through September 13 by the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center in Stroudsburg. A unique 2.5 hour journey through the bog is complemented by an an environmental educator explaining formation and plant and animal life.
    http://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_BogT.jpgTours of the Tannersville Cranberry Bog are offered every Wednesday morning through September 13 by the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center in Stroudsburg. A unique 2.5 hour journey through the bog is complemented by an an environmental educator explaining formation and plant and animal life. Weekender file photo