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.
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 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.
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 and commission’s general counsel, among other topics.
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.”
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 different prey: the Spotted Lanternfly.
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.
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 library.
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 evergreen boughs and materials for you to make wreaths, swags and table decor. You can also bring your own supplies and decorations.