HOWARD - Bald Eagle State Park would like to announce the following park programs open to the public. All programs are free unless otherwise noted. For more information on park programs, contact the Environmental Education Specialist, Nick Thomas, at (814) 625-2775.
Saturday, January 28
Ice Fishing Basics!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Are you looking for an interesting afternoon in the middle of winter? Learn the basic techniques and tackle involved with ice fishing. This is a great way to spend time outdoors in the winter. If there is insufficient ice, the program will be cancelled.
Meet at the Winter Launch.
Friday and Saturday, January 27 & 28
Eat. LEED. Ski. Package
Join the Nature Inn at Bald Eagle to sample what the Park and Inn have to offer during this blustery season.
An all inclusive, two night stay is designed to introduce you to our sustainability efforts and outdoor pursuits. The weekend begins with an evening snowshoe trek and the next morning you can try your hands at cross country skiing. After skiing and maybe ice fishing, you can enjoy a locally sourced meal.
Call the Nature Inn at 814-625- 2879 to book your stay, or to receive more information.
Saturday, January 28
Solar Powered Adventure with Cynthia Berger and Bill Carlsen
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join these presenters for a presentation on the adventure of a lifetime: a ten-month, 6,500-mile journey on a 19-century style solar powered canal boat. Cynthia and Bill will speak about this rewarding voyage as they take you along on this virtual tour. Program is free, but requires pre-registration by calling the Park Office. Meet at the Nature Inn Multi-purpose room.
Sunday, January 29
10:00 AM 11:00 AM
Nature Inn Green Building Tour and Discussion
Join the Innkeeper for a tour of the Nature Inn including a detailed explanation of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Envi-ronmental Design) and the major green building systems. Learn about geothermal heating and cooling, solar hot water heat generation, rainwater harvesting, native habitat restoration and the use of rain gardens during this behind the scenes visit. Meet at the Nature Inn lobby.
AUSTIN - Come to Sinnemahoning State Park and enjoy the following activities. The park is surrounded by Elk State Forest and is located in Austin, Cameron County. For more information on the following events, contact park naturalist Jackie Flynn or Janet Colwell at (814) 647-8401.
MIFFLINBURG - The following activities will take place at R.B. Winter State Park. For more information, call Environmental Education Specialist MaryAnn Bierly at (570) 966-1455. Most programs are free unless an equipment rental fee is specified.
WATERVILLE - The following programs will be taking place at Little Pine State Park. For more information, contact John Kaercher at (570) 753-6000.
RENOVO - All programs at Kettle Creek will begin at the Nature Center in the lower campground, unless otherwise noted. All ages are welcome (except those listed as age specific). Parents, please accompany children under 10 to share the fun. On hikes, insect repellent is suggested. Contact the park naturalist, Ian Loewen, at (570) 923-6034 or by email at KettlecreekEE@state.pa.us for more information.
CROSS FORK - All programs at Ole Bull will begin at the amphitheater unless otherwise noted. All ages are welcome (except those listed as age specific). Parents, please accompany children under 10 to share the fun. On hikes, insect repellent is suggested. Contact the park naturalist, Ian Loewen, at (570) 923-6034 for more information. The Ole Bull park office phone number is (814) 435-5000.
HYNER - Come to Hyner Run State Park and enjoy the following activities. Any questions, please call the office at (570) 753-6000, or email John Kaercher at email@example.com.
PHILIPSBURG - The following activities will be taking place at Black Moshannon, located nine miles east of Philipsburg on PA Route 504 in Centre County. For information on any activities, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the park office at (814) 342-5960.
BENTON - The following activities will take place at Ricketts Glen State Park, located on State Route 487 in Benton, Luzerne County. For more information, contact Judy Adamic at 477-7780.