Activities Announced for Sinnemahoning State Park for April 9 – 10

AUSTIN – Park officials have announced the following activities for the weekend of April 9 – 10 at the Sinnemahoning State Park.

Saturday, April 9

3 – 4 p.m.

Investigating Seasonal Pools

Seasonal pools are tiny bodies of water formed by snowmelt or spring rains. They dry up as the season progresses, but while they last, serve as nursery waters for many species of amphibians.

Participants will join the park naturalist for a look at these important habitat areas and should meet at the 40 Maples Day-Use Area. Dress for walking in an area of tall grass. Boots and insect repellent are recommended.

7 p.m.

Timberdoodle Trot

The American Woodcock is an unusual bird with unique adaptations to its habitat and lifestyle, a shorebird species that is also a game bird.

Participants will join Sinnemahoning’s park naturalist for an evening adventure into the twilight world of the Timberdoodle.

Meet at the Wildlife Viewing Area. Dress for the weather. Boots and jackets are recommended.

Sunday, April 10

1 – 3 p.m.

Bald Eagles of Sinnemahoning

Participants will join the park naturalist at the Dam Overlook parking area for an update on the status of the breeding pair of bald eagles at Sinnemahoning State Park.

The past several years have seen a lot of changes, and this is your chance to learn about recent developments. The program includes a chance to observe the area of the new nest site. Please dress for the weather.

Meet at the Dam Overlook parking area.

Call the park at 814-647-8401 for more information.

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