Bald Eagle State Park, Howard
May 11 - Bald Eagle Birding Day, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Guests can look for eagles by boat, build their own bluebird house, see live raptors, collect avian data, view eagles through a high-powered scope and take part in a woodcock trot. Free, except for a boat rental fee for the Birding by Boat program. Registration required for the Birding by Boat and Family Bluebird House Construction programs by May 8. Call for details.
Cherry Springs State Park, Galeton
Office: Call Lyman Run park at 814-435-5010
May 23-24, 30-31; June 6-7 - Solar Viewing, 7 p.m.
May 23-25 - Planet Watch, 9:30 p.m.
Elk Country Visitor Center, Benezette
May 17 - Birding for Beginners: An Interpretive Walk, 1-2 p.m.
May 24 - Wildlife Signs, 1-2 p.m.
May 31 - Bats of Pennsylvania, 1-2 p.m.
Hills Creek State Park, Wellsboro
May 17 - Step Outdoors Springfest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
May 23 - Way of a Trout, 9 p.m.
May 24 - Canoe Tour, 6 p.m.
May 24 - Coyotes in Pa., 8:45 p.m.
May 25 - Bears of Pa., 9 p.m.
Kettle Creek State Park, Renovo
May 17 - Birding Festival, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Features include live raptors from Shaver's Creek Environmental Center; pontoon boat rides at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; build-your-own peanut butter bird feeder or bluebird house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; early bird walk at 8 a.m. Park in the day-use lot near the boat launch. Held rain or shine.
May 23 - CCC Reflections, 4 p.m.
May 25 - Stream Stomp, 3:30 p.m.
May 25 - Return from Forever, 8 p.m.
May 29 - Fish ID 101, 10 a.m.
May 30 - Logging Legacy, 8 p.m.
Little Pine State Park, Waterville
Office: 570-753-6005/6000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
June 18 - Project Learning Tree Curriculum Seminar, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Open to educators and youth group leaders in Intermediate Units 17 (BLaST), 9 (Seneca Highlands), 10 (Central) and 16 (Central Susquehanna) and in the Keystone Central School District. Fee applies. Registration deadline is June 11. To register, call or email John Kaercher.
Lyman Run State Park, Galeton
May 17 - Kids Fishing Derby, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. For ages 12 and younger. Free lunch for kids; adults may purchase hot dogs and pizza. Prizes awarded.
Mt. Pisgah State Park, Troy
May 18 - Chief Wetona Challenge Trail Run, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
May 30 - Astronomy, 7-10 p.m.
Ole Bull State Park, Cross Fork
May 23 - CCC Reflections, 8-9 p.m.
May 24 - Stream Stomp, 3:30 p.m.
May 24 - Return from Forever, 8 p.m.
May 29 - Fish ID 101, 1:30 p.m.
May 31 - Nature Trail Hike, 3:30 p.m.
May 31 - Logging Legacy, 8 p.m.
R.B. Winter State Park, Mifflinburg
May 24 - Fishing Skills for Kids, 10 a.m.-noon, beach house.
May 24 - Wildflower Walk, 4-5 p.m.
May 25 - Songbird Walk, 8:30-9:45 a.m.
May 25 - Moles in the Pool, 3 p.m.
Ricketts Glen State Park, Red Rock
May 14 - Tinkerbells of the Bird World: A Spring Nature Walk, 10-11:30 a.m.
May 16 - Birds of the Ancient Forests, 10-11:30 a.m.
May 24 - Critter Crafts and Animal Tales, 2-3 p.m.
May 24 - Beginner Birding for Teens, 4-5 p.m.
May 26 - Family Fishing program, 9-11:30 a.m.
May 31 - Beginner Birding for Teens, 4-5 p.m.
Sinnemahoning State Park, Cameron County
May 11 - Mother's Day Birds and Brunch Pontoon Boat program, 10 a.m.-noon. Fee applies.
May 17 - Bushcraft with primitive skills expert Adam Nestor, 10 a.m.-noon. Free.
May 18 - Wildflower Walk, 1-3 p.m.
May 25 - Pontoon Boat Tours of Stevenson Dam, hourlong tours beginning at noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m.
Tiadaghton State Forest, Waterville
Office: 570-753-5409, ext. 132
Contact: Rich Hill
Summer hours begin at the Tiadaghton Forest Resource Management Center on May 17. It will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday to Friday.
May 24 - Intro to Tree Identification Hike, 1 p.m., Tiadaghton Forest Resource Management Center. One-mile moderate hike. Pennsylvania Common Trees booklets will be provided and 10 sets of binoculars will be available to look at leaves in the canopy and forest birds.
Worlds End State Park, Forksville
May 16-June 20 - Little Sprouts Children's Gardening Series, 10:30 a.m. every Friday. Children ages 4 to 6 will discover the joys of planting, tending, harvesting and eating their own produce as they cultivate a plot of flowers, herbs and vegetables, plus they'll learn about seed growth, pollinators, worms, soils, healthy eating and more. Registration is required by calling Jane Swift at the park office.