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  • ACTIVITIES
    EDUCATION School Programs Community Programs Internships Summer Camps RESEARCH Biodiversity Monitoring Network Data Resources Lab Housing Conferences Grants Usage Policies GET INVOLVED Membership Annual Fund Corporate Partnership Program Volunteer EITC Adopt a Tree Endowments Planned Giving ACTIVITIES Special Events Groups

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  • ABOUT US
    dolor sit amet 34 Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet 35 Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet 36 Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet 37 Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet 38 x About Lacawac Sanctuary a nature preserve ecological field research station and public environmental education facility located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania was founded in 1966 Our Mission Preserve our unique glacial lake its watershed surrounding forest and historic buildings Provide public education on environmental and conservation issues Maintain a venue for ecological research scholarly interaction and the training of scientists The most notable feature of Lacawac Sanctuary is Lake Lacawac a 52 acre glacial lake preserved in almost pristine condition totally free from development or encroachment The Lake was declared a National Natural Landmark by the U S Department of the Interior in 1966 Lacawac features a natural boreal bog the Wallenpaupack Ledges Natural Area Partner Ridge a native plants garden demonstration forest deer exclosure plots and six public hiking trails At the heart of the Sanctuary is the National Historic Registered Adirondack Great Camp complex constructed in 1903 as summer residence and hunting lodge Sanctuary Hours Open to the public every day from sunrise to sunset Visitor Center Hours 9am 5pm Monday Friday Hours Vary Weekends Directions From Interstate 81 Wilkes Barre Scranton Take 81 North and follow signs for Interstate 84 East 380 Stay on Interstate 84 See below for further directions From Interstate 84 Take the Lake Wallenpaupack Greentown Exit 20 and follow Route 507 north for half a mile Turn left onto Ledgedale Road Follow to stop sign then turn right toward Hawley Go one mile and turn right onto St Mary Church Road Go 0 2 miles and turn right onto Lacawac Road After about half a mile turn right at the Lacawac Sanctuary

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  • History
    scientists were also interested in the surrounding woodlands and during the 1960s a small but growing number of scientific publications came from field work at Lacawac In the early days of research Lacawac s existing buildings did not lend themselves to laboratory work Hence in the late 1960s the academy set up a trailer near the Lodge to provide laboratory space for researchers That trailer was removed in 2014 and was replaced by a environmental laboratory adjacent to the Coulter Visitor Center The new laboratory was funding through a grant from the National Science Foundation in cooperation with Miami University Oxford OH While the Academy of Natural Science was a major user of Lacawac through the 1970s it was unable to maintain a well funded research presence In 1986 Dr Goulden invited Dr Craig Williamson a faculty member at Lehigh University to visit Lacawac Dr Williamson recognized the tremendous potential of Lacawac as a venue of research and education in aquatic ecology A new element entered the picture in 1988 the emergence of Lehigh University as major user Their Earth and Environmental Sciences Department brought to the region a group of field biologists as teachers and researchers With help from

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  • Staff
    PhD at Miami University in Ecology Evolution and Environmental Biology She has taught at Miami University and received a fellowship from the EPA working on studies of precipitation patterns and carbon nutrient input into watersheds and reservoirs In addition she has contributed to work on major scientific papers targeting invasive aquatic species harmful algal blooms and on the effects of agriculture on lake water quality Jenna Mauder Environmental Educator Naturalist educator lacawac org Jenna s Curriculum Vitae Jamie Reeger Environmental Educator Naturalist Jamie reeger lacawac org Charlene Wildes Environmental Educator Naturalist Watershed Specialist charlene wildes lacawac org Charlene s Curriculum Vitae Jenna s love for educating and all things natural started at a very young age along Lake Wallenpaupack s shoreline and neighboring forests After graduating from East Stroudsburg University she worked at a daycare after school program and substituted in Western Wayne s schools with her bachelor s for elementary education Desiring more Jenna started her environmental career at Lackawanna College s Environmental Institute as a summer camp counselor and ecological educator on the Moffat Estate For the last 3 years Jenna has been the education and public outreach coordinator at the Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center Charlene began her education in the Art field but quickly took to Environmental courses She began her own art business but would close her studio during the summer and volunteer at the local nature center After many years it led to a position that made Charlene happy and passionate about what she was doing She became the Environmental Education Director for Bear Creek Camp and years later the Water Education Specialist with Pennsylvania Resources Council Charlene found what she enjoy most is providing innovative interactive hands on programming to children as well as adults It is not just about my love of nature

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  • Our Supporters
    Partners Members Initiatives EDUCATION School Programs Community Programs Internships Summer Camps RESEARCH Biodiversity Monitoring Network Data Resources Lab Housing Conferences Grants Usage Policies GET INVOLVED Membership Annual Fund Corporate Partnership Program Volunteer EITC Adopt a Tree Endowments Planned Giving ACTIVITIES

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  • Governance
    association formed in 1966 to protect and operate the donation of the original Connell Park lands by Arthur and Isabel Watres It is an association of members all of whom support Lacawac s mission and contribute time money and energy in keeping Lacawac open preserved and functioning Lacawac is governed by board of trustees comprised of community minded volunteers elected annually for 3 year terms Board of Trustees Peter Paul

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  • News
    Partners Members Initiatives EDUCATION School Programs Community Programs Internships Summer Camps RESEARCH Biodiversity Monitoring Network Data Resources Lab Housing Conferences Grants Usage Policies GET INVOLVED Membership Annual Fund Corporate Partnership Program Volunteer EITC Adopt a Tree Endowments Planned Giving ACTIVITIES

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