BEACH LAKE, PA — Naturalist, forager and writer Laura Silverman will be speaking at the Berlin Township Community Center on Sunday, February 10 at 10:15 a.m. about the healing and transformative powers of nature and the ways we can bring the wild into our lives on a daily basis.
PENNSYLVANIA — Travelers pedaling across the country and on rail-trails have the potential of helping the local economy in a sustainable, “green” way. That’s the message that PA Route 6 Alliance would like to see businesses and communities embrace.
REGION — The snow and rainstorm followed by frigid arctic air left some neighborhoods in the region shimmering with a coating of ice. By the time this issue of the paper hits mailboxes in the area the precipitation should once again be coming down in the form of rain.
REGION — The Delaware River Basin Commission delivered a data roundup for 2018 earlier this month, noting that the wet year delivered three record-breaking flow rates on the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — Ever wonder what kind of animal left behind those tracks? Does all the rustling in the brush make you curious?
PORT JERVIS, NY — The HUB at the Port Jervis Library will host a wild medicinal herbs class, taught by herbalist Nathaniel Whitmore January 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s community room.
Have you ever seen a shrew? Chances are good that the answer is no, given their secretive nature and relatively brief life spans of approximately 18 to 20 months.
BETHANY, PA — “My journey would be through the seasons of the year... For 52 consecutive weeks I would go alone to the same spot, sit still, engage my senses and observe the flow of nature through the full four seasons.”
One of the most interesting birds with which we share habitat in the Upper Delaware River region is the American woodcock. With its long needle-like beak, plumpish rounded body and peculiar bobbing gait, it is undoubtedly also one of the most adorable birds to behold.
Listening to angler friends toward the end of each season, one hears some interesting dialogue about the changes in trout populations. Most of the commentary centers around theory, not fact. Yet some of the speculation does have merit and is based on common sense, logic and what anglers observe while fishing.