climate change

Prepare to become hotter, wetter

The roads in Pennsylvania are a mess this spring. Part of that probably has to do with the record-breaking weather events the state suffered last summer and winter. The summer produced the most rainfall for the season ever recorded in the state and the state’s infrastructure took a beating.


Japanese knotweed is one of the most prevalent invasive plants impacting the Upper Delaware River region. Its showy white flowers and bamboo-like stalks make this abundant invasive easy to recognize.

Invasives and climate change

Were you aware that Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has developed a plan addressing climate change in the commonwealth?


View of the Delaware River Viaduct, a reinforced concrete railroad bridge across the Delaware River about 2 miles (3.2 km) south of the Delaware Water Gap. Built in 1908-10 by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad. Photo via Wikimedia Commons/ Chuck Walsh

'Where are the snows of yesteryear?'

As I await our next snowfall along the Delaware, that poetic invocation of inevitable change drifts through my mind. I am thinking of another great American river 2,000 miles away, where life and snow are intertwined. 

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