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.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — A pioneering environmentalist, a 16th century author and poet, and “an advocate for the environment” will be inducted into the Fly Fishing Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 3, at 1 p.m. at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & Museum (CFFCM). They are Nathaniel Reed, Charles Cotton and Fran Verdolina.
HAWLEY, PA — This year, the Pike County Conservation District annual dinner will feature a live performance of “Trees” by NACL Streets, NACL Theatre’s street performance troupe. “Trees” is about the connectivity, communication and co-operative existence in forests.
When the leaves start to turn and the need arises to burn the first fire in the woodstove, hunters are afield for whitetail deer, either by archery or muzzleloader. The rutting season for deer starts this time of year, and rutting-age bucks are on the move, sporting antlers to spar with other competing males as they seek suitable females.
It looks like the autumn of 2018 is going to be remembered as a high-water event in the Upper Delaware region. Our local rivers continue to run at much higher flow rates than what we are used to seeing in October.
As fall advances in the Upper Delaware River region, signs of animal activity remind us that winter is on its way. For now, the colorful foliage claims our attention, and it’s easy to spot the heightened movement of squirrels and chipmunks as they prepare for the leaner months.
PIKE COUNTY, PA — A Pike County Conservation District (PCCD) $500 Environmental Education Grant recently supported an invasive species sampling project conducted by students in the Wallenpaupack High School Environmental Club. The grant helped to purchase project equipment.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Morgan Outdoors will host two public programs, one indoors and one outdoors, focused on the Catskill forest. They will be presented by Dr. Michael Kudish, who will give a talk on Saturday, October 13 at 4:30 p.m. and lead a field trip on Sunday, October 14 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
During the spring of this year, the region experienced an outbreak of severe weather in the form of thunderstorms that spawned tornadoes in a couple of locations and damaging winds in many other areas.
Fall in the Rocky Mountain West arrives early, especially at elevations above 5,000 feet. So it was no surprise to find aspens along the banks of the Henry’s Fork in southern Idaho ablaze with yellow when we arrived in Island Park. It was mid-September.