THIS WEEK: Oct. 12 to 18, 2016
Fall Photography Weekend. Explore the beauty of autumn with renowned photographer John Barclay to learn about exposure, composition and more. Geared towards DSLR-type cameras. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. Oct. 14 to 16. $290 includes lodging and meals. Reservations: 570-828-2319.
Evolution of the Grey Towers Landscape: Autumn in Cornelia’s Gardens, a guided walk through the landscape to observe native shrubs, Japanese maples and European Copper Beeches. Grey Towers National Historic Landmark, 122 Old Owego Turnpike, Milford. 10 a.m. Oct. 15. Registration: 570-296-9630.
Shuman Point Hike, a three-mile jaunt to explore the Shuman Point Natural Area on Lake Wallenpaupack. Meet at the Shuman Point parking area, Route 590, Hawley at 10 a.m. Oct. 15. Free. Registration: 570-839-1120.
Getting Ready for Winter, strategies that animals use to survive the winter months. Environmental Education Building, Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Wyoming. 1 p.m. Oct. 15. 570-969-9105.
Full Moon Hike, followed by a campfire with snacks and stories. Salt Springs State Park, 2305 Salt Springs Road, Franklin Forks. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15. Donation. 570-967-7275.
Bridge the Gap: Hike and Bike, a bike ride along the McDade Trail followed by a hike. All equipment and transportation provided. Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 16. Free. Reservations: 570-828-2319.
Bog Day, free explorations of the northern boreal bog with a floating boardwalk. Tannersville Cranberry Bog, 552 Cherry Lane Road, Stroudsburg. Oct. 16 with a walk “Exploring the Bryson Tract” 10 a.m. to noon; and Boardwalk Walks at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Free. Registration: 570-629-3061.
Salt Springs State Park Hike, six moderate miles on the park trails in Franklin Forks. Meet at the Dallas Shopping Center on Memorial Highway. Bring lunch and water. 10:45 a.m. Oct. 16. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers. 570-346-8010.
Lake to Lake 8K Trail Run and 5K Family Dog Woods Walk, winding through 550 acres of wooded nature trails at Lacawac Sanctuary, 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel. 11 a.m. Oct. 16. 570-689-9494 or lacawac.org.
Full Moon Walk, a moderate, two-mile walk followed by a campfire with appetizers, snacks and beverages. Bear Creek Camp, 3601 Bear Creek Blvd., Bear Creek Village. 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 16. $10. Registration: 570-310-1781.
Full Moon Paddle around Brady’s Lake to listen and watch for nocturnal animals. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 6 p.m. Oct. 16. $8. Registration: 570-629-3061.
Hiking Series, four difficult miles on the Mount Yeager Trail. Meet at Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. 9 a.m. Oct. 18, followed by a pot-luck lunch. Bring a dish to share. 570-403-2006.