NORTHEAST PA — SEEDS (Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support) offers free residential energy assessments to home owners in Wayne, Pike, and Lackawanna counties. Learn how your home uses and loses energy and take steps to start saving money on energy costs.
PIKE COUNTY, PA — Pike County’s Scenic Rural Character Preservation program (SRCP) has dedicated $517,868 for 19 planning projects, benefitting nine municipalities. In addition, SRCP funds have helped to leverage $580,000 in additional state grants, increasing the amount of funding coming into Pike County for planning projects.
BETHEL, NY — Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a free guided nature walk on the Conservancy’s woodland trail—located on its 119 acres of conserved farm and forestland in Bethel—on Saturday, July 22 from 2 to 4 p.m Learn about what you see and hear as you spend time enjoying the outdoors—and help find and identify the plants and wildlif
LAKE ARIEL, PA — There will be a seminar on lake water quality issues, such as films of algae and fishy smells, at Lacawac Sanctuary on Sunday, July 15 from 2 to 4 p.m.
LIBERTY, NY — Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC)’s 4-H Youth Development Shooting Sports program is bringing its environmental education focus area to the next level by introducing a Trout in the Classroom conservation project for youth, set to begin in the fall of 2017.
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.