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Environmental programs at Little Pine State Park

WATERVILLE — For the weekend of July 19 – 21, the programs at Little Pine State Park will focus on the wide variety of animal life in the park.

Friday at 8 p.m. will be the 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 by the movie ” Eyewitness Amphibian “. Both programs will be at the amphitheater

Saturday’s programs include “The Ugliest Critter in the Creek”. This creature was recently named the official state amphibian for Pennsylvania. Join the park naturalist to find this elusive animal, and be prepared to get into the water to assist in the search. This will be at 3 p.m. at the downstream end of the Lower Picnic Area. At 7:30 there will be a program about bats at the amphitheater, followed at 9 by the movie “Season of the Bat”.

Sunday at 1 p.m. there will be a children’s DiscoverE program about deer. This is intended for children ages 6 – 12, but everyone is welcome. Meet at the upstream end of the beach for this program.

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

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 one week’s notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs.

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For more information on state parks and forests in Pennsylvania visit the DCNR website at www.dcnr.state.pa.us

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