GOSHEN, NY — What goes into training a harness horse for success? What is the distance of a harness horse track? Youth ages 11 to 18 are invited to learn about harness racing at an Introductory Day at the Harness Racing Museum & Goshen Historic Track on Monday, July 9. The Goshen Historic Track is located on 44 Park Pl.
Summer is here, and the big insect hatches of spring are just about over. For us fly fishermen, summer fishing is a much more laid-back time to fish. The choices for trout fishing are far more limited than during the cooler months, and the insect hatches are much less diverse.
Bears on the wild side
LAKE ARIEL, PA — There will be an afternoon paddle on Lake Lacawac at the Lacawac Sanctuary on Saturday, June 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. Meet at the Carriage House. Boats, paddles and life jackets are all provided. Personal life jackets may be used.
The cost is $15 for non-members and $10 for members.
STARLIGHT, PA — The Upper Delaware BioBlitz will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 near the intersection of Hancock Highway and Crosstown Highway. At a BioBlitz, biologists and volunteers gather to collect, identify, and catalogue every living thing on the designated property in a 24-hour period.
Summer officially arrived on June 21, heralding the return of some critters we might prefer not to share our lives and regional landscape with.
When we think of peregrine falcons nowadays, we think of them nesting on high building ledges and bridge superstructures in urban areas.
My friend called this morning to see if I was loose to go fishing. He said the flows had dropped significantly, and the river was fishable for the first time in weeks. We talked and set a time to meet. On the way he asked where I wanted to fish. I said, “How about that section on the lower river, where we just obtained permission?
Don’t miss this! On June 29 and 30, the fourth Upper Delaware BioBlitz will return to the site where it was launched in 2013—the 63.5 acre Gales Property in Starlight, PA.
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began accepting disaster assistance program applications on June 4 from agricultural producers who suffered livestock, honeybee, farm-raised fish and other losses due to natural disasters.