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  • Grants
    and fields of western Pennsylvania He went to high school at Shadyside Academy in Fox Chapel PA and did his undergraduate work at Dartmouth College He earned his PhD from Cornell University in Aquatic Ecology followed by postdoctoral work in Paleolimnology at the University of Minnesota and in Aquatic Ecology at Michigan State His career involved positions at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia Lehigh University and most recently Miami University in Oxford Ohio Many years of his life were dedicated to work on Lake Lacawac and other lakes in the Poconos of northeastern Pennsylvania Robert was a quiet man reserved and quite private However if one were lucky enough to spend time with him a wry and wicked sense of humor was revealed It came with a wonderful laugh that was absolutely worth working for Robert preferred to work late at night anyone who joined him then was treated to his collection of classical music and perhaps a cup of fine tea From his earliest childhood Robert spent each day in active pursuit of knowledge His unquenchable and wide ranging curiosity about matters from reptiles and bugs to fossils and rocketry as a child through nature history music culture politics literature languages and geography made asking him a question its own reward It is the intention of the Robert Estabrook Moeller Memorial Fund to support promising young scholars in limnology with bright inquisitive minds who will perpetuate this search for knowledge Robert s generosity extended to his establishing an endowed fund which will support Robert Estabrook Moeller Research Fellow awards to college and university students and faculty to do limnological research on Lake Lacawac and other Pocono region lakes Lacawac Sanctuary welcomes applications for the Robert Estabrook Moeller Memorial Fund Research Fellow Award Applicants can be students or

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  • Usage Policies
    daylight hours only Camping in the forest by the public is not permitted 4 Hunting privileges are restricted to members of the Buck Streamers Hunting Club Hunting is further limited to State Pennsylvania deer season only October through early January 5 Please use only trails and gravel roads while traveling through the property to minimize your impact 6 Always bring plastic trash bags on trips pack out whatever you pack in as well as any other trash you see This will a prevent degradation of the forest b foster a sense of good citizenry in students and c project an image of respectful forest use for other visitors 7 Do not nail cut or deface trees Do not harm any plants or animals 8 Request permission in advance from the Lacawac s Director of Research before taking anything from its place at Lacawac i e plants animals rocks artifacts etc Educational use should be nonconsumptive and nondestructive Only Lacawac staff is in a position to oversee the total amount of sampling that takes place on the land 9 Keep noise to a minimum In addition to preserving the natural quality of the Forest this will increase the chances of seeing

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  • GET INVOLVED
    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 Event Rentals Lodging CONTACT There are many ways to get involved with the Lacawac From becoming a member or supporter to volunteering as an intern research assistant or program volunteer you can join Lacawac and our mission to encourage and cultivate the natural and

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  • Membership
    General Member Benefits Become a Lacawac member today and get special access to all Lacawac s wonders General benefits of membership include Forest Notes our e newsletter filled with nature photography enviro tips and the latest news happening at Lacawac Email notices of upcoming events Discounts on special educational programs and special events Receive discounts at local businesses through our Member Rewards Program Discounts and free admission at over 150

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  • Annual Fund
    research in environmental science We share our knowledge and our findings with our members friends and visitors through education programs and lectures We rely on the support of individuals like you to continue our work of exploring our natural world and connecting our community to the most important environmental issues of our time Make a difference today with your gift to Lacawac s Annual Fund The Annual Fund provides vital support for Lacawac s most critical needs including research education and preservation Your support of the Annual Fund will help us continue to explore the world around us connecting people with the most important scientific and environmental issues of our time To learn more about how your gift supports Lacawac download our Annual Fund brochure Please make your tax deductible gift to the Annual Fund today and ensure that Lacawac can sustain its programs of scientific exploration education and environmental research It s easy to support Lacawac Make your donation online through our online secure server You may make your gift with your credit card by calling our Office at 570 689 9494 Can We Help You We would be delighted to share more information about the Lacawac s Annual

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  • Corporate Partnership Program
    show your employees clients and the greater community your commitment to protecting the environment especially our water supplies Lacawac s corporate partnerships help sustain our mission of research education and preservation We welcome all levels of support from companies of various sizes Our benefits can be found on a separate menu enclosed We look forward to working with you to develop a package that best meets your philanthropic goals marketing needs and sponsorship objectives Education and Program Sponsorship Each year hundreds of individuals visit Lacawac from avid hikers to naturalists to school groups Education sponsors support on site education programs for all ages and Lacawac s Academic Enrichment Programs LAEP Lacawac s LAEP qualify for gifts through the EITC Educational Improvement Tax Credit program of Pennsylvania For more information on making a gift through the EITC program please contact the Lacawac s president at 570 689 9494 Special Event and Conference Sponsorships Sponsorships for events and conferences offer a chance to reach audiences through specialized marketing outreach and distinct public outreach events like our Music in the Forest summer music series Lacawac offers two research oriented conferences and multiple specialized events each year Consortium Collaborating Partner Membership Lacawac s Environmental Research and Education Consortium s mission is to SUPPORT environmental collaborative research and teaching among our member colleges and universities EDUCATE about water quality climate change and land use issues and INFORM in an unbiased manner public policy on environmental issues around water quality climate change and land use CORPORATE PARTNERSHIP BENEFITS All corporate partners will receive the following benefits An association with one of the region and state s most treasured education preservation and research hub Visibility and name recognition to a family educational and research oriented target market An opportunity to be an integral part of Lacawac s

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  • Volunteer
    are the bread and butter of Lacawac Since the 1970 s thousands of hours have been spent on habitat restoration fundraising education research and all through the efforts of volunteers If you are willing to meet new people have a lot of fun and help Lacawac grow then our volunteer program is for you What Opportunities Are Available Environmental Programs and Education Nature Walk Leaders Lacawac Historical Tour Leaders Public Education Assistants Youth Education Programs Public Relations Assistant Mailings and Distribution Assistant Nature Center and Grounds Trail Maintenance Native Plant Gardening General Center Maintenance Technical Graphic Design and Technology Website and Social Media Maintenance Newsletter Assistant Special Events Event Planning Group Projects Work as a part of an organized scout troop school class service club or other group Complete one time projects Community Service Hours If you need hours to fulfill a school club organization or association requirement please email info lacawac org with the number of hours needed deadline for completing hours and when you would be available to volunteer Internships Lacawac offers internship programs for undergraduate and graduate students interested in conducting ecological field research Similar to the National Science Foundation s Research Experiences for Undergraduates interns work

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  • EITC
    Title Insurance Companies Shares Tax Insurance Premiums Tax Mutual Thrift Institutions Tax Insurance Company Law of 1921 Personal Income Tax of S corporation shareholders or Partnership Partners Eligible entities include C Corporations S Corporations Limited Liability Corporations Partnerships Limited Liability Partnerships Sole Proprietorships Academic Enrichment Science Programs at Lacawac Field Trips Participate in an in depth investigation of the natural sciences at Lacawac s field station and research center or at The PPL Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center fully equipped resource facility with a 160 seat auditorium science laboratory and resource library Through these interactive classroom experiences your students will develop important scientific skills from making observations to designing experiments and interpreting data Mobile Lacawac Lacawac s structured environmental and natural sciences lessons for either small or large groups will come to the classroom school auditorium or other school venue such as an afterschool program Mobile Lacawac is a great way to supplement your curriculum with hands on lessons tailored to the size of the group and grade level Summer Camps Lacawac offers an engaging and immersive experience for rising high school sophomores and juniors through a week long summer camp where they will gain first hand experience with field and laboratory techniques in the environmental sciences Internship Program This 8 week summer internship program introduces high school freshmen sophomores or juniors to a professional or scientific environment with an unforgettable summer week experience at Lacawac More Information Please download the brochure about Pennsylvania s Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program EITC For more information about donating to Lacawac through the EITC program please contact Craig Lukatch President craig lukatch lacawac org 570 689 9494 How to Apply The EITC program includes Educational Improvement Organizations as well as Scholarship Organizations and Pre Kindergarten Scholarship Organizations Lacawac is an Educational Improvement Organization EIO

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