“We are pulling out drought management plans,” Carol Collier, executive director of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) told members of the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) at their meeting on April 5. “We’ve received six inches of precipitation across the basin this year, which is about 4 inches below what it should be at this time.” Read more
National Park Service (NPS) officials have taken on the important task of improved coordination of emergency response throughout the river valley, following a series of drownings and other incidents last year that highlighted the need for better communications. Read more
Photos by Charles Maraia on display at Alliance Gallery, Delaware Arts Center through 5/12. 845/252-7576.
Singer/songwriter performs at Tusten Theatre, 8pm, $30. 845/252-7272.
Fort Delaware, Sat. & Mon. 10am-5pm, Sun. noon-5pm.
At its meeting on March 28, the Tusten zoning rewrite committee unanimously voted to recommend that the town board approve the re-opening of the SEQRA process, including a public hearing, to make some additional changes in the ordinance passed late last year. Read more
Opportunity for students to witness how families lived in the mid-18th century at Fort Delaware, $3 (1 chaperone free/10 students). Tour RSVP: 845/807-0261.
The plan to build an esplanade behind the shops on Main Street has been on the drawing board for a couple of decades. In the offices at the Tusten Town Hall, there are a series of sketches, which were part of a study called the Big Eddy Waterfront Revitalization Program. Read more
Creative celebration directed by NACL Theater to acknowledge people, places & stories of our community at the library, 4pm, free. 845/252-3360.
Become trained in stream testing protocols & volunteer to help protect upper & middle Delaware River tributaries from pollution from potential gas drilling at the town hall, 10am-1pm, free. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or 215/369-1188, ext. 110.