CATSKILLS AND HUDSON VALLEY, NY — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced the release of its 2019 Watershed Recreation Newsletter.
Okay, so the groundhog may have lied, or, at least, led us slightly astray regarding the end of winter. It seems that March came in like a lion with some moderate, ice-laden storms followed by cold days with lows in the single digits.
Heritage vs. heirloom gardening
Were you aware that Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has developed a plan addressing climate change in the commonwealth?
FERNDALE, NY — Sullivan Renaissance, a beautification and community development program, will host a volunteer open house on Wednesday, March 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The open house will cover several opportunities for people to get outside and become involved in the community.
BUSHKILL, PA — Join park rangers and volunteers on Saturday, March 9 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a maple sugaring demonstration at Millbrook Village in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. The experience will showcase the full process from tree to table, with woodstove and outdoor cooking demonstrations. Admission is free.
Watching wildlife in the winter is a little more of a challenge than it is during the rest of the year. For one, there is the weather. You have to drive or hike to where you want to view wildlife, so let’s hope
REGION — The Delaware River Basin Restoration Program (DRBRP) received a $1 million boost in funding for the year, in an appropriations bill signed by Congress and the President February 15.
In the heart of winter, the landscape can seem especially dreary, brightened mainly by birds and the occasional white-tailed deer. But a glance around your backyard can clue you in to the antics of furry rodents that scurry about in search of sustenance to last through the season of snow and ice.
SUFFERN, NY — One of the biggest fishing and outdoor expos in the northeast will take place February 28 through March 3 at the Rockland Community College.