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TRR photo by Amanda Reed

Ice on the river

REGION — There has been a bumper crop of ice on the river this year.  The frigid weather at the end of December and early January caused it to form and warmer weather caused it to break up and move.  Here in the Big Eddy, massive blocks of ice were piled atop one another, while other parts of the river are clear.

Public hearings on fracking

REGION — Eight years after the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) imposed a de facto ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Delaware Watershed, the DRBC is holding a series of public hearings on adopting new regulations covering fracking; the regulations would make the ban permanent, but they would also allow for the withdrawal of wat


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Members, volunteers and friends gather to celebrate the official launch of Growing Older Together on Thursday, January 18. 

Growing Older Together announces its launch

REGION — Since the beginning of 2018, Growing Older Together’s (GOT) trained and screened volunteers have been performing services for members and fulfilling GOT’s mission: to provide Wayne County, PA and western Sullivan County, NY residents aged 60 and older both the practical means and the social connections to live independently in their hom


Photos by Ed Weseley

Calkins Creek on January 11, two miles above the Delaware River.

Ice out, ice back

REGION — A brutal cold snap brought thick ice to the lakes and rivers in the Upper Delaware Valley, then a warm spell lead to an early ice out. The ice flowed down the river and jammed up in Bucks County, leading to numerous flood warnings in that area.

Winter weather affects animals too

Winter in our region can be quite unpredictable. Sometimes we experience extremely cold temperatures, as we did this past week; while at other times during our winter months, we can have temperatures in the 50s or 60s. It is extremely important to be aware of the rapid and harsh weather changes, as they affect animals too.


TRR photo by Fritz Mayer

The cold weather has led to freezing of much of the Upper Delaware River, including most of the Bid Eddy at Narrowsburg, NY.

Brutal cold, frozen river

REGION — The old year ended and the new one began with a blast of Arctic air covering the region and much of the eastern part of the country. Another blast of cold air is expected to descend on the region into Friday morning.


Photo courtesy of Sandra Schultz

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, Beach Lake, PA

DRBC announces winter photo contest

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.

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