Late winter activities at PEEC

DINGMANS FERRY, PA — This coming weekend you can learn about fire building, take a woodcock walk, or learn about DIY birdfeeders at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd. Registration is required.

The fire-building course, for ages 10 and up, takes place on Saturday, March 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. Learn some primitive and modern fire-making skills. Try your hand at a flint and steel and more. The cost is $5.

On the woodcock walk, Saturday, March 17 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., you can look for the mysterious woodcock and its spectacular springtime mating display. Bring a flashlight for better searching. The event is for ages 13 and over. It is free, but registration is required.

On Sunday, March 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, you can learn about DIY bird feeders. Spend the morning putting together your own unique and custom bird feeder from a variety of recycled materials just in time for spring. PEEC will provide everything you need, but you are welcome to bring your own supplies. The cost is $5 and registration is required.

To register for any of these programs, call 570/638-2319 or visit


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