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In the early 2000s, when I first started tracking bald eagle nests in the upper Delaware River corridor, there were about 10 nests between Port Jervis, NY and Hancock, NY. This was an encouraging … more
Bald eagles in Canada have been making their migration trip south to areas with open water in order to dine on their favorite food, fish. The Delaware and Mongaup river systems, along with … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — If you’ve known Narrowsburg since before the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad discontinued passenger service between Hoboken and Hancock, you might think it’s basically … more
Poetry corner November 5 to 11 more
The background Today, it’s not uncommon to venture near a river or waterway and see a bald eagle—frequently, you can spot more than one. They’re usually seen soaring overhead or … more
Innovative ideas in the community October 29 to November 4 more
Some species of birds have started their migrations south. In fact, some species, such as the wood thrush, have started several weeks ago. Near the end of August, some raptors have started to … more
WHITE LAKE, NY — In order to pressure the Eagle Creek Hydro Power LLC to live up to its permit conditions, the Friends of Toronto Reservoir (FOTR) has enlisted … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — “Always dance with the one who brung you.”  In this case, wildlife biologist Kevin Clarke’s colloquial version of an old adage has nothing to do with … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — The old expression “there’s safety in numbers” doesn’t seem to apply to Route 97 between Barryville and Port Jervis. Especially not during summer 2020, … more
If you have been listening in the woods, or even in your backyard, you have probably been listening to a lot of singing—bird songs, to be exact. Spring is the time of courtship for most species … more
I have always loved birds—raptors, in particular. When I see a hawk in flight, I know I’m going to have a good day. I have also always been proud of where I come from—Liberty, … more
JEFFERSONVILE, NY — What a difference a year makes! Last year at about this time, our local scholar-athletes were remembering their 2019 season of swats, but in the year of COVID-19, … more
REGION — To the delight of local realtors, rural life—real or perceived—has captured the American imagination. Rope swings, front porches, farmers’ markets and picturesque … more
TEXAS TOWNSHIP, PA —The Pennsylvania Game Commission is looking for information related to the deaths of three bald eagles that were discovered in the same general area of Wayne County. Each of … more
LAKE HUNTINGTON NY — On Friday, February 21, Sullivan West hosted a non-league girls’ varsity game of hoops between the Lady Bulldogs and the visiting Lady Eagles of John S. Burke … more
When we see wild animals in their habitats, we might see them display some behavior like chasing prey or demonstrating courtship behavior. Then, in the blink of an eye, it’s all over … more
DOWNSVILLE, NY — In a series of tournament games that featured four teams, two squads took to the hardwood sharing the same mascot: the Eagles of Deposit-Hancock and the Eagles of Downsville, … more
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