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.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) at 583 Emery Rd. will offer another “Bridge the Gap: Intro to Snowshoeing” session, free courtesy of the William Penn Foundation. It will take place on Saturday, February 24 from 1 to 4 p.m.
LIBERTY, NY — The United States Congress passed a new tax bill in December of 2017 that can present new considerations for farm business owners. A Farmer Tax School program will be held on Wednesday, February 28 to educate local farmers about this tax overhaul, the largest in over 30 years.
LAKE ARIEL, PA — Lacawac recently awarded two grants to scientists conducting research at Lacawac Sanctuary Field Station. The Robert Estabrook Moeller Memorial Awards were given to Dr. Elise Heiss, King’s College and Rachel Pilla, Miami University of Ohio.