2013 Calendar - Meeting 3rd Thursday each month
Jan - Regular Meeting 7 PM - Southern Columbia High School Room 102
Audit Financial Records
Feb - Presentation by Kristen Vitkauskas on bacterial monitoring of Roaring Creek followed by the regular meeting. 7 PM - Southern Columbia High School Room 102
Mar - Speaker Peter Petokas from the Clean Water Institute, Department of Biology, Lycoming College discusses the Eastern Hellbenders at 7 PM - Southern Columbia High School Room 102. Come see live hellbenders!
April - Regular Meeting 7 PM - Southern Columbia High School Room 102
GREAT PA CLEAN-UP EVENT on April 21st! Meet at the Route 42 gate at the Weiser State Forest Roaring Creek Tract from 9:30 to 11:30 AM.
May - Wildflower Walk with naturalist Mary Jo Gibson. Meet at Southern Columbia High School Room 102 at 6:30 PM.
June - District Forester, Robert Martynowych will give a State Forest management presentation covering how the Roaring Creek Tract is managed as part of the 2 million acres of Pa State Forests. In addition to dispersed low-density recreation, DCNR Foresters maintain biodiversity, conduct sustainable timber harvests, and protect water resources. This program focusing on timber harvesting and water resources will include a short indoor presentation followed by a tour of a timber sale area. Participants will be able to ask questions as to how timber harvests are planned, marked and completed, and other factors considered in forest management decisions. Meet at the Elysburg Route 54 gate at the Weiser State Forest Roaring Creek Tract at 6:00 PM.
July - Picnic at Weiser State Forest, McWilliams Dam - Meet at either the Route 42 or Route 54 gate at 6:00 PM. Bring your own beverage and table setting plus a dish to share! Association will provide hot dogs and hamburgers.
Aug - Hellbender committee meeting August 1st at the Numidia Community Park 6:30 PM.
- Regular Meeting 7 PM - Southern Columbia High School Room 102
- August 18th, 2013 HELLBENDER HALF MARATHON AND 5K RACE
at the Weiser State Forest Rt 54 Parking Area.
Sept - District Forester, Robert Martynowych, will give a presentation on forest wildlife habitats at the Weiser State Forest. Meet at the Elysburg Route 42 gate at 6 PM.
Oct - Regular Meeting 7 PM - Southern Columbia High School Room 102
*Weiser State Forest Drive Thru Day*
On October 20, 2013 the District Forester for the Weiser Forest District will provide the public with a unique opportunity to drive through the Weiser State Forest, Roaring Creek Tract. The drive through will begin at the Route 42 parking area gate at 9:30 AM and remain open until 2:00 PM. Traffic will be restricted to Roaring Creek Trail in a one-way direction along this 8 mile trail and exit at the Route 54 gate. All vehicles will be required to exit the State Forest by 3:00 PM. Passenger vehicles only will be permitted to enter the tract.
Special Meeting: Watershed Joint Meeting on October 23rd at St. Lukes Lutheran Church in the social hall, Bloomsburg (9 St. Luke's Way) at 6:00 pm.
Nov - Regular Meeting 7 PM - Southern Columbia High School Room 102
Dec - Regular Meeting 7 PM - Southern Columbia High School Room 102
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