HAWLEY, PA — An additional 50 acres in Pike County is now permanently conserved and is protecting clean water and wildlife habitat, thanks to its owners and the Delaware Highlands Conservancy (DHC).
REGION — The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) has announced its winter photo contest, highlighting amateur and professional photography that conveys the beauty, diversity, function and significance of the water resources of the Delaware River Basin, a 13,539-square-mile watershed.
REGION — The Environmental Leadership Program is now accepting applications for the Delaware River Watershed Fellowship Program, an intensive leadership and skills training and provides the opportunity to learn and collaborate with regional and national networks. The deadline for applications is January 10.
I recently received an email message from The Wilderness Society highlighting the “biggest wilderness milestones in 2017.” Unfortunately, most were the dismal and disturbing actions taken by our nation’s current administration to dismantle or eliminate hard-won environmental policies and protections, beginning in January with “scrubbing” mention
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) at 538 Emery Rd. will host cross-country skiing sessions for beginners throughout January. Dates will be Sunday, January 14 and Sunday, January 21 from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, January 27 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, and Sunday, January 28 from 1 to 3 p.m.
REGION — Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy (DHC) and its partners for a series of eagle-watching events all winter long, including guided bus tours and Eagle Day at the Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center at 583 Emery Rd. will help you participate in the National Audubon Society’s 118th annual Christmas Bird Count, the longest running citizen science survey in the world. It takes place on Monday, January 1 starting at 8 a.m.
For many of us at this time of year, the phrase “taking down the tree” refers to an activity we’ll find ourselves engaged in when the holiday season winds down.
As far back as the 1800s, private fishing clubs began to buy sections of Catskill rivers to protect their fisheries, because indiscriminate logging and overfishing were taking their toll on native trout populations.
HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne Pike Trails and Waterways Alliance (WPTWA) has received a $40,000 matching grant from the state of Pennsylvania. The grant, announced by Gov. Tom Wolf’s office, will help fund a feasibility study for a massive 15-mile project to build recreation trails from the Greater Honesdale area to Hawley.