Monthly Newsletter for May, 2018
Waterfalls of Monroe County Released on Earth Day by PHLT
PHLT is pleased to release this GPS map of Waterfall locations in Monroe County, PA on Earth Day, 2018!

The map can be viewed at
Glen Run Nature Preserve
Illegal Dump Cleanup Project
Many, many thanks to the Monroe Municipal Waste Management Authority , The Arlington Diner for making lunches for all the volunteers, Pocono Lawn & Landscape who brought equipment to pickup heavy items, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful & PENNDOT for supplying gloves, bags and landfill space. Volunteers: Frank Allen, Denis Giffels, Jeff Heberly, Rita Lacey, Jim Lambert, Don Miller, Robert Shane, Louise & Dave Troutman
Thank you!!!
Volunteers work to cleanup illegal dump on PHLT's Glen Run Nature Preserve.
Glen Run Nature Preserve brought back to nature...Pollution gone!!
Update on Brodhead Creek Heritage Center
ForEvergreen Nature Preserve

From "birdies" to "birds" ~ stop by the new  Brodhead Creek Heritage Center at ForEvergreen Nature Preserve BWA & PHLT new headquarters under construction ~ 
View Eyewitness News Report here, connecting people with nature!
Other events you may be interested in:

A few tickets remain for Friday, May 4th PHLT Annual Dinner Meeting , more info here .

Northeast PA Environmental Advocacy Workshop , May 12th. Presented by Trout Unlimited, Brodhead Watershed Association, and Friends of Cherry Valley and featuring PennFuture and Brodhead Trout Unlimited. M ore info here .
Upcoming May Events:
Shinrin-Yoku Walk and Yoga at ForEvergreen Nature Preserve
Sunday, May 6 11:00am - 12:30 pm
Cindy Miano, Exec. Director/Yoga Instructor
Shinrin-Yoku, aka "Forest Bathing" has become a recognized stress reducer and form of relaxation in Japan and gaining popularity in the United States. Walk is one mile followed by a gentle stretching yoga class in nature.
Click here for more information.
PHLT and Pocono Bike Club
Bike Ride for Conservation 2018
Sunday, May 12 9:00am
PHLT and Pocono Bike Club ~ Ride for Conservation
(rain date Sunday, May 27th, 2018)
Discover the beauty of the Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge on wheels as we cycle along the Cherry Creek getting a close-up view of the nationally significant ecosystems near the Kittatinny Ridge. We will explore the interesting fauna and flora and break for picnic-style lunch at a beautiful nature area. This is a guided adventure and helmets are necessary to ride.
Click here for more information.
Full Moon Night Hike
Thursday, May 29 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Come howl at the moon and explore our trails after dark! We welcome hikers of all ages and experience levels to enjoy the outdoors and the beautiful Pocono Heritage Land Trust’ Jonas Mountain Nature Preserve.
Click here for more information.
Upcoming June Events:
Chainsaw Workshop & Demonstration
National Trails Day
Saturday, June 2 10:00am - noon
Join us on NATIONAL TRAILS DAY for this workshop geared towards women and men who want to know the basics about working with a chainsaw to clear and maintain trails, cleanup after storms, etc...
Click here for more information.
Get Ready for
A 24 hour event

June 22-23

Friday 3pm to
Saturday 3pm
Location: PHLT's Glen Run Nature Preserve
A BioBlitz is designed to be part contest, part festival, part educational event and part scientific endeavor that will bring together scientists and the public, in a race against time to count the species of plants and animals that live on the preserve's 180 acres.
The public is welcome to get involved on Saturday, June 23 from 9am-3pm.

The final species count will be announced at 3pm at

You can help for a few hours or just stop by to learn about the process.
Kids of all ages will be excited to observe and learn about how scientists do their jobs in the lab and in the field.
All activities at the BioBlitz are FREE! 
The BioBlitz is generously supported by the Kettle Creek Environmental Fund. For more information or to sign up as part of a survey team, please call the EE Center at 570.629.3061
Grand Opening of Glen Run Nature Preserve immediately following ~ it is only a short drive away from the BioBlitz area...Join us for a short hike or bike ride, details below...

Grand Opening of
Glen Run Nature Preserve
Saturday, June 23 at 4pm

Grand Opening GRNP: Meet at 4pm at Glen Run Nature Preserve for RIBBON CUTTING and THANK YOU to Gary Olson and the ESSA Foundation Board. A short hike or bike ride to follow Grand Opening on the new trails with Pocono Bike Club ! BYO Bike/Helmet
Location of BioBlitz: 40.971023, -75.171401 Location of GRNP: 40.96963, -75.19133

More information about Glen Run Nature Preserve here .
Join our meetup group here !
7 Nature Preserves
Always FREE
Open Dawn ~ Dusk Everyday!!!!
Pocono Heritage Land Trust
Pocono Pines, PA 18350
Founded in 1984, Pocono Heritage Land Trust is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization funded by grants and contributions from individual and corporate donors.  Please consider joining us as a member to support our conservation work.