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Eagle watch at
WATERVILLE - The nesting pair of Bald Eagles has returned to Little Pine State Park.
On Saturday, April 18, join the park naturalist at the eagle watch area to learn more about the national symbol and to observe the nest. Binoculars and spotting scopes will be available for a close-up view. The program begins at 10:30 a.m. and the observation period ends at 12 p.m., unless you bring your own binoculars.
Learn how to identify eagles, their historical associations and biology. Discover where else in the Pine Creek watershed nests have been spotted. Meet fellow eagle enthusiasts, and settle in for a good time.
PA Parks and Macy's team up
Join the Pennsylvania State Parks and Macy's for a shopping event with a powerful purpose. Make a $5 donation to our organization and receive a special shopping pass valid on Saturday, April 25. Every penny of the donation will benefit our efforts to conserve and protect our environment.
Your special shopping pass entitles you to two great offers: $5 off a $15 purchase and an all-day shopping pass worth 20 percent off most purchases and 10 percent off select home purchases. Pennsylvania State Parks will dedicate the funds raised to the Adventure Camp Program.
If you are interested in making this $5 donation, contact the parks call center at 1-888-727-2757 and request a Macy's shopping pass.
Buy, sell and swap
PENNSDALE - Whether you buy, sell or collect antique fishing, hunting or camping fear, come to Gander Mountain, located near the Lycoming Mall, for GM's first ever swap.
The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26.
All hunting, fishing and camping antiques and memorabilia are welcome. If you are interested in setting up a table, contact Kristi and (570) 546-1040, ext. 147. There are no set-up fees, and tables and tent spaces will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
with Lee Snyder
PENNSDALE - Come to Gander Mountain, located near the Lycoming Mall, to meet Lee Snyder from Southcentral PA on May 1-3.
Snyder has 56 years of experience chasing and catching monster muskies. He has bagged some of the largest muskies ever caught in PA since 1924 when Louis Walker caught the record in Conneaut Lake. Snyder has fished in New York, St. Lawrence River, Ontario, Quebec, Wisconsin, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Illinois and Indiana in his long career pursuing these giant creatures.
Snyder is also the creator of Lee's Trophy Lures, which he will have on hand for customers to purchase.
For more details, contact Kristi at (570) 546-1040.
events to be held
LOGANTON - The Southern Clinton County Y.H.E.C. is again hosting fundraisers this year, and several events have been planned.
A carp derby will be held from Friday, May 8 to Saturday, May 9. A fishing rod or bow may be used to catch the carp. For more information, contact Beth Bason at 726-3030.
A groundhog hunt will be held Saturday, June 6, with weigh-ins taking place at 8 p.m. at Miller's Gun Shop in Mill Hall. A second groundhog hunt will be held on Saturday, July 18, with weigh-ins at Miller's Gun Shop at 8 p.m. For more info on the hunts, contact Jim Bechdel at 726-7620.
During the 2008 hunt, 30 participants took part in the first hunt held on June 7. On July 19 of last year, 28 participants took part in the second hunt.