ARKVILLE, NY — In an effort to stop the spread of invasive species that threaten our region’s ecosystem, raise awareness about invasive species and encourage the public to participate in the study of invasives, the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership (CRISP) is seeking projects to fund in 2018.
YOUNGSVILLE, NY — There will be a Sullivan Audubon Field Trip to see displaying woodcocks at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 14. They’re also known as timberdoodles, night partridges, big-eyes, bogsuckers, woodbats, and mudbats. Whatever you call them, come out and help spot them.
LIBERTY, NY — Youth with an interest in veterinary science, between the ages of 13 and 18, can engage in a hands-on veterinary science educational opportunity this spring. Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC) is offering a three-part 4-H Youth Development program series on Thursdays April 12, 19 and 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
BEACH LAKE, PA — Superintendent Kristina Heister has announced the appointment of Jennifer Z. Claster to the newly established position of “Community and Land Use Planner” at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.
WEST TRENTON, NJ — The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) has announced that Martha Tully’s “Winter at the Stone Arch Bridge” was chosen as the winner of the commission’s Winter 2018 Photo Contest. Twenty-three photographs were submitted by 14 individuals for the contest.
REGION — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is encouraging college students to apply for one of 17 summer internships at its offices in the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. These paid internships are in fields related to science and engineering.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — This coming weekend you can learn about fire building, take a woodcock walk, or learn about DIY birdfeeders at the Pocono Environmental Education Center, 538 Emery Rd. Registration is required.
PENNSYLVANIA — The Department of Transportation Tuesday announced it has begun the process of updating the Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and is inviting the public to weigh in through an online survey.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) will host Sugar Shack Scramble, a hike through the woods out to the Two Saps Sugar Shack, on Sunday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. In addition to the hiking, you’ll enjoy hot cocoa and pancakes with fresh maple syrup. You can sign up for a 9 a.m. or 9:30 a.m. start time.
BLOOMING GROVE, PA — The Pike County Conservation District (PCCD) is offering a $500 Environmental Education Project Grant opportunity to Pike County teachers/classrooms or youth organizations to fund a project that complements the district’s mission.