A wildlife rehabilitator wears many hats during the course of rescuing and rehabilitating animals that find themselves sick or injured. A wildlife rehabilitator is part bush-whacker, part EMT, and part caregiver and occupational therapist, among other things.
DEPOSIT, NY — The 25th annual streamside cleanup sponsored by the Binghamton Trout Unlimited will meet at Firemen’s Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 29. There will be coffee and donuts at 9, followed by group pairings.
HANCOCK, NY — Friends of the Upper Delaware River (FUDR) will host its 10th annual One Bug event on April 28 to 30. The angling tournament itself, which takes place on April 29 and 30, is already sold out, but tickets are still available to the Friday evening kickoff dinner, featuring both a silent and a live auction, from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m.
It’s a rainy warmish night in the Upper Delaware River region, and while most of us are dry and comfortable inside our homes, other species are out and about, risking their lives while scurrying across roads toward their breeding grounds.
HORTON, NY — A grand total of 3,300 first- and second-year trout were stocked in the Beaverkill on April 14, which would have been quite a task if the turnout had been light—but many hands made light the work.
When March arrives and there are any trees at all around, many species of birds get an early start on breeding by trying to court a mate by means of calls. Calling birds are very apparent on even a short walk outdoors. If you listen, you can make out the tapping of woodpeckers as well.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), located at 538 Emery Rd., has several events coming up in April. It will hold its first farm-to-table dinner on Saturday, April 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $25. Pre-registration is required.
NORTHEAST PA — SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support) of Northeastern PA will issue a $1,000 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior (Pennsylvania resident) for the best essay based on the following questions:
NORTHEAST PA — The Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon Society is offering a free scholarship for an adult and child to attend family camp on an island in Maine the week of August 13 to 18. The camp is designed for families with children ages eight to 13 years old (children must be in this age range at the time of camp).
The coming of spring brings to thought a diverse variety of events to different people. For some of us, the first thing to come to mind is the appearance of daffodils popping out of the ground. For others, the song of spring peepers calling in the early evening from wetlands and marshes.