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In the warmer months of the year, it’s common to see hummingbirds throughout the Upper Delaware River region, brightening our lives with their bejeweled beauty and entertaining us with their … more
NORTHEAST PA — Lackawanna College recognized its second year of graduates from the Conservation and Natural Resource (CNR) certificate program on December 7. The CNR program is a 15-week fall … more
Early last week, a neighbor complained to me that a bear had carried her garbage from the trashcan to the edge of her yard. Not having seen or heard the animal responsible for the garbage theft, I … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — The Lacawac Sanctuary has kicked off its 2018 annual fund, with the goal of raising $25,000 by the end of the year in support of outreach and education programs for the … more
The Audubon Society will hold its annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC) December 14 through January 5, gathering data from across North America on bird species to compile a census on our winged friends. … more
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.  Although they resemble very … more
Although it is getting cold with good potential for snow throughout the next few months, opportunities abound for winter activities and sights that can only be found this time of year. Aside from … more
WASHINGTON CROSSING, PA — The Delaware River Basin Committee will meet December 12 at the Washington Crossing Historic Park Visitor’s Center to discuss reports by the executive director … more
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 … more
REGION — Now that hunting season has officially begun, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Penn State Extension are using the opportunity to encourage hunters to track a … more
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 … more
This story is a sidebar to this article.  LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY – It started with the dream of showcasing the lure of the world-famous fly fishing experience in the Catskills’ … more
PORT JERVIS, NY — The Hub at the Port Jervis Public Library will host a program on rattlesnakes and copperheads on Thursday, November 29 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. in the Community Room at the … more
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — Create your own holiday decorations using natural materials at the Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) on Sunday, December 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. PEEC provides … more
Thanksgiving is here, and most birds that migrate are where they have to be for the winter. People may have noticed tiny ducks on area lakes; these are buffleheads that came down from Canada in late … more
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 … more
LACKAWAXEN, PA — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy announces an Eagle Watch Volunteer Training Day on December 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Inn at Lackawaxen. New volunteers are asked to … more
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — Enjoy the bounty of the season at Pocono Environmental Education Center’s (PEEC’s) eighth annual game dinner on Saturday, November 17. This dinner features … more
The first snows have dusted the Upper Delaware River Region. Other than giving everyone something to crow about on social media, some areas saw just enough accumulation to provide early opportunities … more
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 … more
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