LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (CFFCM), 1031 Old Rte. 17, is displaying an exhibit of paintings of trout by watercolorist Steven Weinberg in the Wulff Gallery. The exhibition will remain through September 5, including during Summerfest on August 5 and 6.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Sullivan County Water and Soil Conservation District has started its annual trout stocking program. If you are interested in stocking your pond with trout, fathead minnows, or crawfish this fall, the district will be accepting orders until Monday, September 18. Rainbow and brook trout are being offered for sale.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 538 Emery Rd., has a seris of events planned for the next two weekends that will give you an opportunity to explore on foot or by boat, and get up close with critters from dragonflies to frogs. Registration is required unless otherwise noted.
NORTHEAST PA — SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support) offers free residential energy assessments to home owners in Wayne, Pike, and Lackawanna counties. Learn how your home uses and loses energy and take steps to start saving money on energy costs.
PIKE COUNTY, PA — Pike County’s Scenic Rural Character Preservation program (SRCP) has dedicated $517,868 for 19 planning projects, benefitting nine municipalities. In addition, SRCP funds have helped to leverage $580,000 in additional state grants, increasing the amount of funding coming into Pike County for planning projects.
BETHEL, NY — Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a free guided nature walk on the Conservancy’s woodland trail—located on its 119 acres of conserved farm and forestland in Bethel—on Saturday, July 22 from 2 to 4 p.m Learn about what you see and hear as you spend time enjoying the outdoors—and help find and identify the plants and wildlif
LAKE ARIEL, PA — There will be a seminar on lake water quality issues, such as films of algae and fishy smells, at Lacawac Sanctuary on Sunday, July 15 from 2 to 4 p.m.
LIBERTY, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s 4-H Youth Development Shooting Sports program is bringing its environmental education focus area to the next level by introducing a Trout in the Classroom conservation project for youth, set to begin in the fall of 2017.
Recently I joined students from across the state who converged at the Stone Valley Recreation Area in Petersburg, PA from June 13 and 17. They were selected by the Wildlife Leadership Academy to attend the Bucktails Field School.
TOWN OF ROCKLAND, NY — The historic Beaverkill Covered Bridge on Campsite Road is open again. A $2.6 million project rehabilitated the aging structure, located within the state-owned Beaverkill Campground, to improve safety and access for vehicles and pedestrians.