In a discussion about the fine points of the Marcellus Shale in the Upper Delaware Valley, professor Terry Engelder said, “I wish it would make Narrowsburg rich, but it’s not going to.” In this region that assessment will be met with a mix of glee, disappointment and skepticism. Read more
Private gardens available for public viewing, 10am-4pm, $25 for self-guided tour map. Reception follows tour. 845/796-1350, ext. 1050.
Wayne County Historical Society event, 10am-4pm, $15 for directions for self-driven tour of area gardens. 570/253-3240.
When you look at a map of Congressman Maurice Hinchey’s district, which runs along the New York side of the Upper Delaware River, it seems to have been deliberately designed to include the cities of Binghamton and Ithaca, which would tend to make it more progressive than it would otherwise be. Read more
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today pledged to sue the federal government if it doesn’t commit in 30 days to conducting a full environmental review of proposed regulations that would allow natural gas drilling – including the potentially harmful "fracking" technique – in the Delaware River Basin. Read more
"Latest Trends in Marcellus Shale Natural Gas Leases, Royalties & Production" webinar, 1-2pm, breeze.psu.edu/pscems/ for Penn State user ID; to register: breeze.psu.edu/pscems. 570/296-3400, ext. 1445.
While development in the Catskills is often controversial, a new report from the Open Space Institute (OSI) says there is room for substantial development in the region without causing negative impacts to the environment. Read more
A beautiful vessel holding water from Buttermilk Falls in New York’s Catskill Mountains will be borne by five women on a 90-mile trek beginning at the Neversink Reservoir near Liberty, NY and concluding at Salt Springs State Park in Susquehanna County, PA. The women will walk 15 miles daily to accomplish their mission to raise awareness of the sacredness of the water and the land upon which life depends. Read more
DVAA calls for video & audio works for June exhibition in Narrowsburg. Must be rec'd by 4/29. Submission form: ArtsAllianceSite.org or 845/252-7576.