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 October, and they will stay until lakes start freezing over.
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 and fish habitat, according to a new poll released Wednesday by the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) and Public Opinion Strategies.
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 arrive at 9 a.m. Then, both new and existing volunteers will gather from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.
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 local game and seasonal harvests. Bring your friends and family to enjoy this cozy evening. Call early to guarantee a seat.
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 for tracking animals and learning more about their “hidden” lives.
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 of the speculation does have merit and is based on common sense, logic and what anglers observe while fishing.
Fall is here, and most of us have already been raking or blowing a few leaves off the driveway or walkways. A couple of things are evident with the colors of the autumn leaves this year: a lot of the leaves are still green (or took longer to change color), and the leaves that did turn color seemed to be a duller red or yellow.
NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Scenic Byway, Inc. (UDSB) awarded eight grants valued at a collective $5,482 under its “Promoting Butterflies on the Byway” program in 2018.
Successful projects were submitted on a rolling deadline basis by the following:
SYRACUSE, NY— This year’s recipient of the Best of Fair blue-ribbon award at the Great New York State Fair was Sullivan County’s 4-H Trout in the Classroom project.
With Halloween fading in the rearview mirror, we’ve certainly seen our share of skeletons, skulls and bones adorning houses and businesses in the Upper Delaware River region.