Tickets are still available in three of six Floating Classroom sessions set up for this summer aboard the Hiawatha Paddleboat in Williamsport.
On Tuesday, Aug. 10, from 10-11 a.m., Master Naturalist Jon Beam and other guests will present an overview of the various common fish species within our watershed and the threats they face. On Tuesday, Sept. 7, hellbender specialist Dr. Peter Petokas will talk amphibians found within our region with a focus on the hellbender. On Tuesday, Sept. 21, we will take a deep dive into the microplastic issue focusing on recent research and the science behind it.
Three other sessions are currently full, but a wait list is available as potential openings emerge closer to the events. These include an overview of macroinvertebrates on July 6, a session devoted to snakes and songs on Aug. 3 and History Aboard the Hiawatha with Van Wagner and John Moore on Aug. 17.
Tickets are limited for the open sessions. Register now and reserve your seats -- or get on the wait list for sessions already full -- by clicking here.
John Zaktansky is an award-winning journalist and avid promoter of the outdoors who loves camping, kayaking, fishing and hunting with the family.