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Outdoors

THIS WEEK

Winter Wonders at the Park, a hike through the winter woods to look for animal residents and learn how they adapt to the season. Salt Springs State Park, Silver Creek Road off Route 29, Franklin Forks. Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m. 967-7275.

Snowshoe Woods Walk, a tromp through the woods to seek out signs of wildlife. Meet at the park office at Hickory Run State Park, Route 534, White Haven. Saturday, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Registration: 403-2006.

Cross-Country Skiing. Enjoy a two-hour ski (weather permitting) through a towering pine plantation with equipment and training provided. For all ages and skill levels. Pocono Environmental Education Center, off Route 209, Dingman’s Ferry. Saturdays, 1 to 3 p.m. through Feb. 10. Registration: 828-2319 or peec.org.

The Winter Gardener, planning a garden calendar, creating a garden journal and ordering seeds from reputable catalogues. Pocono Environmental Education Center, off Route 209, Dingman’s Ferry. Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m. $25. Registration: 828-2319 or peec.org.

White Gold: The Lost Art of Harvesting Ice. Learn about the life and times of the “Ice Miners” as historian and author Peter Tomasak tells stories of their lives using vintage film footage of some of the last ice harvesting in the 1920s. Susquehanna Riverlands, Route 11, Shickshinny. Saturday, 7 to 8:30 p.m. 542-2306.

Eagles and Winter Raptors Watch. Search the Delaware and Lacawaxen rivers and Rio Reservoir for wintering raptors. Pocono Environmental Education Center, off Route 209, Dingman’s Ferry. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. $35 includes transportation. Registration: 828-2319 or peec.org.

Tubs Natural Area Hike, three moderate miles. Meet at Ruby Tuesday’s parking lot, Kidder Street, Wilkes-Barre. Sunday at 12:45 p.m. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club. 825-7200.

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