THIS WEEK: Dec. 28, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017
First Day Hike, a guided trek through the Thomas Darling Preserve, Burger Road, Blakeslee. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 1. $5. 610-965-4397, ext. 118 or wildlandspa.org.
First Day Hike, two to three miles through the various habitat zones at Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. Meet 1 p.m. Jan. 1 at the Visitor Center. Free. Registration: 570-474-5884.
Winter Scavenger Hunt, a family fun activity on the trails of the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 10 a.m. Jan. 7. $6. 570-629-3061.
Beekeepers Club, the inaugural meeting of a group dedicated to beekeepers, both experienced and newbies. Lackawanna College Environmental Education Center, 93 MacKenzie Road, Covington Township. 7 p.m. Jan. 10. Free. 570-842-1506.
Birding in the Kirby Park Natural Area, sponsored by the Greater Wyoming Valley Audubon Society. Meet at the parking lot by the Nesbitt Park boat launch in Wilkes-Barre, accessed via First Avenue. 8 a.m. Jan. 22. Free. 570-371-3951.