Environmental programs at Little Pine State Park

WATERVILLE – For the weekend of June 28 – 30, the environmental programs at Little Pine State Park will focus on a variety of topics.

∫ Friday evening at 8, they will have their weekly coffee break. This is an informal question and answer period and general chat session. Coffee, tea, and iced tea will be provided, but please bring your own cup. This will be followed at 9:00 by the movie “Shadow of Misunderstanding.” Both programs will be at the amphitheater

∫ Saturday’s programs include “Reptiles Around Us” at 5 p.m. It will cover identification, biology, and their role in nature. There will be live specimens. At 7 p.m. there will be a guided walk on edible wild plants. You may try samples during the walk, and samples will be served at the end of the walk. Both programs will be at the amphitheater.

∫ Sunday at 1p.m. there will be a DiscoverE program for children ages 6 – 12. It will cover identification, biology, and their role in nature. It will also have live specimens. This will be at the upstream end of the beach.

The nature center, located in the lower floor of the office building, will be open Friday from 3-6 p.m. and Sunday 2-5 p.m.

DCNR and Little Pine State Park are committed to conserving and sustaining Pennsylvania’s natural resources for present and future generations’ use and enjoyment. The Bureau of State Parks provides opportunities for enjoying healthful outdoor recreation and serves as outdoor classrooms for environmental education.

If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks at 1-888-PA-PARKS (voice), 717-558-2711 (local or international voice), or 711 (AT&T Relay Services). With at least three days’ notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.