Recently I joined students from across the state who converged at the Stone Valley Recreation Area in Petersburg, PA from June 13 and 17. They were selected by the Wildlife Leadership Academy to attend the Bucktails Field School.
TOWN OF ROCKLAND, NY — The historic Beaverkill Covered Bridge on Campsite Road is open again. A $2.6 million project rehabilitated the aging structure, located within the state-owned Beaverkill Campground, to improve safety and access for vehicles and pedestrians.
SCRANTON, PA — This coming fall, Harmony Presents will produce Mary Chapin Carpenter at Lackawanna College Theater as a benefit concert for Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) on Tuesday, October 24. Tickets are on sale now.
WALTON, NY — The Pinchot Institute for Conservation, in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Audubon New York, the Catskill Forest Association and the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, is offering an opportunity for producers in the Delaware River Watershed to apply for financial assistance to address resource concer
SHOHOLA, PA — The Twin Walker Creeks Watershed Conservancy (TWCWC) will is holding a photo contest, “Nature in Pike County,” which is open to all county residents. Ribbons for first, second and third place will be given in four categories: children up through fourth grade; fifth through eighth grade, senior high and adults.
HONESDALE, PA — Herbalist Nathaniel Whitmore will present a class on locally available medicinal herbs at the Sanctuary of Oils on Saturday, June 10 at 2 p.m.
HAWLEY, PA — The National Park Service, Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River seeks outdoor enthusiasts to donate a few hours of their time as Watershed Stewards. They would work at some of the busiest Upper Delaware River boat launches and access points on weekends from June 3 through September 4.
MILFORD, PA — A self-guided tour of Milford’s loveliest gardens is scheduled for Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Advance tickets, costing $15, are available at The Willow Store, 317 Broad St., or The Artisan Exchange, 219 Broad St. You can also order them by calling Helga at 570/409-6027.
WESTFALL TOWNSHIP, PA — The latest success story of Pike County’s Scenic Rural Character Preservation program (SRCP) is protection of the 708-acre Polatnick property in Westfall Township.
The month of May is more than half over, and the river conditions on the Big “D” (Delaware) are just getting good. The cold wet weather this spring has had the Delaware running high and cold throughout the early portion of the trout season.