Brodhead Watershed Association

Dedicated to protecting our pocono waters

Water Wiser Kids

Outdoor adventure for kids Sept. 15:
Turn over logs, discover new worlds

SEE EVENT INFORMATION BELOW

 

By JACKIE & DARRYL SPEICHER
Brodhead Watershed Association

 

What lives under fallen logs? Why? And how does it survive? On Saturday, Sept. 15, children will have the opportunity to explore Seven Pines Natural Area in Cresco, Pa., to answer these questions. Brodhead Watershed Association will host the event, part of the Water Wiser Kids series.

Turn over a log and you’ll always find something interesting. Earthworms or ant eggs, beetles or mushrooms, or one of the beautiful treasures of the Poconos: a salamander. The Pocono area boasts one of the greatest diversities of salamanders on Earth.

Participants will explore Seven Pines and walk an easy trail into Ice Lake Natural Area, turning over rocks and logs along the path in hopes of finding natural treasures. What will you find?

This event is part of the Water Wiser Kids Series sponsored by Brodhead Watershed Association, funded by a Dr. Claus Jordan Endowment Grant from Lehigh Valley Health Network Pocono Foundation.

 

IF YOU GO: What's Under That Log?

Join Darryl and Jackie Speicher of Pocono Avian Research Center for “What’s Under That Log?” – an outdoor exploration event for children and their families.

WHEN: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018

WHERE: Seven Pines Natural Area/ Ice Lake Natural Area in Cresco

NOTE: Wear sturdy shoes and dress to be outside. If you wish, bring a picnic supper to enjoy before or after the program.

COST: Free, but registration is required and limited. Register for directions.

CONTACT: 570-839-1120 or email info@brodheadwatershed.org.

 



UPCOMING EVENTS

Mark your calendars. Details to come!

Oct. 26: Stargazing at Skywood

Nov. 10: Who's Walking in the Woods?

Dec. 15: Water Olympics



 

  • WHAT IS WATER
    WISER KIDS?

 

This is a series of outdoor experiences designed to help children explore the Brodhead watershed. The hands-on activities are conducted by trained educators and will encourage children and their families to get outdoors more and continue to explore on their own.

 

The Water Wiser Kids program is hosted by Brodhead Watershed Association and Kettle Creek Environmental Center. The series is supported by a grant from the Dr. Claus Jordan Endowment Grant, part of the Lehigh Valley Health Network Pocono Foundation.

 


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