THIS WEEK: March 30 to April 5, 2016
Stalking the Wild Woodcock, learning about the history of the American woodcock and its amazing courtship displays. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 6:30 p.m. March 30. $5, $3 children. 570-629-3061.
Rain Barrels and Rain Gardens, a program on how to contain water to avoid flooding in your backyard by diverting storm water into rain gardens. With Penn State Master Gardener Roberta Troy. Wild Birds Unlimited, Dallas Shopping Center, Memorial Highway. 6 to 7 p.m. March 31. Free. 570-675-9900.
Stargazing at Keystone, astronomical programs including an illustrated lecture followed by telescope observations of the moon, planets, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. Thomas G. Cupillari ‘60 Astronomical Observatory, Keystone College, La Plume. Through May 27 at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. 570-945-8402.
Don’t Tell Me to Slow Down, the third annual 5K run and walk to benefit the local chapter of the National Stuttering Association and the student-run stuttering support group. Anderson Outdoor Athletic Complex, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. April 2 with registration 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. and event at 10 a.m. $20 by March 17; $25 thereafter. 570-675-6400.
Amazing Amphibians, a talk by John Burns of the American Museum of Natural History. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. April 2. $5. 570-629-3061.
Signs of Spring on the Farm, exploring several areas of the farm to look for early spring flowers, wildlife happenings and more. Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 2 to 4 p.m. April 2. $6. Registration: 570-629-3061.
Spring Waterfalls, a tour of Pocono waterfalls near the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. 9 a.m. to noon April 3. $10. Call to reserve a seat in the van. 570-828-2319.
Tobyhanna State Park Hike, seven moderate miles. Meet at the Park & Ride, Route 315 and Oak Street, Dupont. 10:45 a.m. April 3. Bring water and lunch. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club. 570-842-2230.
Eagle Day, a presentation of live bald and golden eagles by the Carbon County Environmental Education Center along with stories and crafts about the birds and their role in history. Also: eagle-themed crafts for children, educational displays and viewing of the Vosburg eagle nest. Endless Mountains Nature Center, 1309 Vosburg Road, Tunkhannock. 3 p.m. April 3. Space limited. $5. Registration: 570-836-3835.
Learn all about eagles as the Endless Mountains Nature Center in Tunkhannock presents Eagle Day on April 3. Pictured: Naturalist Franklin Klock and golden eagle Miss Charles.