Outdoors

Hills Creek State Park at 111 Spillway Road, Wellsboro, is seven miles northeast of Wellsboro in Charleston Township. Two free one-hour programs are being presented Aug. 23 and 24 in the park’s Nature Center area in the campground between B and C Loop.

Meet the Weasel Family

Not all members of the weasel family are called weasels. Find out about the other family members, how to identify them and about their aggressive behavior in the Nature Center area at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23. Many examples will be shown.

Elk in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is home to the easternmost free-ranging elk herd in the United States. On Saturday, Aug. 24 at 8:30 p.m. in the Nature Center Area, learn about the recovery of the elk and examine their life history, challenges, management and future of Pennsylvania’s largest deer. Photographs, video and artifacts will help tell the story.

Call the park office at 570-724-4246 weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. for more information.