PENNSYLVANIA — Sportsmen and women on both sides of the aisle overwhelmingly want state decision-makers to ensure robust funding for conservation programs that improve, restore water quality and fish habitat, according to a new poll released Wednesday by the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) and Public Opinion Strategies.
In summer of 2017, I had the privilege to attend the Wildlife Leadership Academy. This academy focuses on leadership skills and prepares youth to become conservation ambassadors. This week-long field school specialized in white-tailed deer and how they interact with their environment.
BEACH LAKE, PA — Two prospects emerged in recent correspondence received by Berlin Township: a rail link between Wayne/Pike Counties and New Jersey Transit and Amtrak networks; and bridge failure/flooding caused by beavers.
DELAWARE RIVER WATERSHED — The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced $1.6 million in grants from its Delaware River Restoration Fund (DRRF) for the Pennsylvania portion of the Delaware River watershed including the Poconos.
When someone orders a large, cold drink from most fast-food places, it typically comes in a plastic cup with a plastic lid and a plastic straw. It seems the plastic straw may soon become a thing of the past in many locations.
LAKE ARIEL, PA — Lacawac Sanctuary will present the Delaware Valley Raptor Center’s live birds presentation, “Close Encounters with Live Birds of Prey,” in its historic Carriage House barn, on Saturday, August 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Let these magnificent creatures captivate you. Eagles, owls, falcons and hawks will take the stage.
In October, two significant 50-year anniversaries will be celebrated: the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act and the National Trails System Act.
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The Lackawaxen River Conservancy has announced that Travis York of Wallenpaupack Area High School has been awarded The Lackawaxen River Conservancy Scholarship for 2018. Travis received his scholarship award of $500 at the awards assembly at Wallenpapupack Area High School on Friday, June 15.
MILFORD, PA – Colorful forest posters, Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl items, and a variety of educational literature and handouts will be distributed for free at the 14th Annual Festival of Wood on August 4 and August 5 at Grey Towers National Historic Site. The U.S.
The Wayne Land and Mineral Group (WLMG) has been involved in a lawsuit against the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) and the Delaware Riverkeeper Network (DRN) over the current default ban on hydraulic fracturing in the basin and the proposed permanent ban.