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Winter is the time to see eagles in or around the region. Not only are there lots of migrant eagles from Canada wintering here, but the ice formation on area waterways from cold weather forces the … more
One of the attractions that is making White Mills a tourist destination, the Dorflinger Glassworker’s House on Charles Street, was restored in 2001 by Dr. Walter Barbe and is open on several … more
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UPPER DELAWARE REGION — The Delaware Highland Conservancy announces its second annual juried photo contest for the Upper Delaware River region, open to both amateur and professional … more
As an avid hunter, I appreciate seeing signs of life in the woods. Being a hunter means being a conservationist: not just harvesting, but also cultivating. more
REGION — A new study from Penn State shows that the ticks that cause most cases of Lyme disease, deer ticks or black-legged ticks, have become the most abundant type of tick in Pennsylvania. As … more
In the woods, you often take things for granted. We will see deer almost every day out here, turkeys, songbirds, et cetera; but it is important to refrain from the callous demeanor of overlooking … more
With spring in full bloom, fields and forests are alive with life. Plants are flowering and bees, butterflies and other pollinators are gathering nectar. Birds have started their breeding, and, in … more
Have you ever had one of those weeks where you seem to run into more wildlife than you normally do, particularly wildlife that you rarely ever see? I had one of those weeks and, as usual, I count … more
UPPER DELAWARE RIVER REGION — Photographers can submit entries until August 31 for the Delaware Highlands Conservancy’s second annual photography contest. This year’s theme, … more
Now that May is here, the weather promises to be milder. By now, it is usually safe to put the more tender plants out without danger of frost. In fact, over the last week of April at lower … more
The foothills of the Poconos and Catskills are a gorgeous cuisine of outdoor life. There is magnificence, adventure and serenity. There are sacrifices, too, in order to live here and appreciate all … more
In an effort to inspire people around the world to take action in support of the planet and the natural world, a grassroots movement known as Earth Hour was launched in 2007. The simple and symbolic … more
Our corner of Sullivan County is beautiful. Practically everywhere you turn there is a stream or a lake, stone walls abound with abundant trees and wildlife. This is the reason we bought our second … more
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 … more
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 … more
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Brewery is making a show of support, along with 1,400 other breweries worldwide, to brew a special beer that will benefit the relief effort of the Camp Fire … more
In summer of 2017, I had the privilege to attend the Wildlife Leadership Academy. This academy focuses on leadership skills and prepares youth to become conservation ambassadors. This week-long field … more
EAST STROUDSBURG, PA — The founding farmers of the Pocono Garlic Festival have expanded it to celebrate the abundant bounty of produce available in the Northeast, renaming the event … more
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