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.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Once again it is time to think about stocking your pond with fish. The Sullivan County Soil & Water Conservation District is having its annual bass and minnow fish-stocking program. If your pond seems to have excessive vegetation you may also want to consider grass carp.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The “History of Japanese Fly Fishing Rods” will be presented as part of “Tenkara Day” on Saturday, May 20 at the Catskill Fly Fishing Center and Museum (CFFCM).
On a hot summer day, I was enjoying a few quiet moments next to a stream in Sullivan County, NY. I saw some ebony jewelwings flutter near the stream in courtship flight, and in the stream, there was the occasional brook trout.
The 2017 trout-fishing has been open for just over a month now. So far, Mother Nature has not been cooperating with us fly fishermen. For much of this time, the Delaware River and its tributaries have been too high for good wading access, and the weather has been caught somewhere between winter and spring.
MILFORD, PA — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy will hold a free workshop on Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grey Towers National Historic Site.
WESTERN SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The Western Sullivan Public Library will again offer its Lend-a-Rod program this year.