THIS WEEK: Nov. 2 to 8, 2016
Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases in Pennsylvania, a talk by biologist Mike Leggiero on the diseases, testing methods and prevention. Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center, 93 MacKenzie Road, Covington Township. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2. $5. Registration: 570-842-1506.
Winter Interest in the Garden, creating a winter landscape with shrubs, ornamental grasses, trees and structures with Master Gardener Sandy Visintainer. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Registration: 570-474-9313.
Bog Walk, a 2.5-hour trek on floating platforms into the unique environment of the Tannersville Cranberry Bog, 552 Cherry Lane Road, Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. Nov. 2. $6. Reservations: 570-629-3061.
Who’s Gonna Hibernate? A session on how Pocono animals cope with winter weather. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. Nov. 5. $6. 570-629-3061.
Prompton State Park Hike, nine moderate miles. Meet at the Park and Ride, Route 315, Dupont. Bring lunch and water. 9:45 a.m. Nov. 6. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers. 570-346-8010.
Natural Creations Workshop. Get ready for the holiday season with an afternoon of using natural materials collected from the forest to create a variety of gifts, decorations, wreaths, gift tags, ornaments and more. Bear Creek Preserve, 47 Rabbit Run Lane, Bear Creek. 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 6. $10. Registration: 570-310-1781.
Tree Identification, a two-hour walk through Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, to learn about trees. 1 p.m. Nov. 6. $6. Registration: 570-629-3061.
Night Hike, one mile on the Wood Frog Loop at Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. 6 p.m. Nov. 8. Free. 570-403-2006.
Live Mammals, close-up looks at furry friends from the Second Chance Wildlife Center. Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center, 93 MacKenzie Road, Covington Township. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 10. $5. Registration: 570-842-1506.
Veterans Freedom Hike, a tour of the Sanctuary grounds ending at a National Natural Landmark. Lacawac Sanctuary, 94 Sanctuary Road, Lake Ariel. 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 11. $5; free for veterans. 570-689-9494.
Autumn’s Sounds, an auditory ramble through the trails of the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. Nov. 12. $6. 570-629-3061.
Public Bog Walk, a 2.5-hour trek on floating platforms to explore the northern boreal bog. Tannersville Cranberry Bog, 166 Cherry Lane Road. 2 p.m. Nov. 12. $6. Registration: 570-629-3061.
Stoney Creek Hike, eight difficult miles. Meet at the Sears Auto Center, Wyoming Valley Mall, Wilkes-Barre Township. 9:45 a.m. Nov. 13. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers. 570-283-1312.