HONESDALE, PA — The Wayne Pike Trails and Waterways Alliance (WPTWA) has received a $40,000 matching grant from the state of Pennsylvania. The grant, announced by Gov. Tom Wolf’s office, will help fund a feasibility study for a massive 15-mile project to build recreation trails from the Greater Honesdale area to Hawley.
WEST TRENTON, N.J. — The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) has announced that Andy Smith’s “Rapids on the Mongaup in the Fall” entry was chosen as the winner of the commission’s Fall 2017 Photo Contest. Seventy photographs were submitted by 21 individuals for the contest.
LAKE ARIEL, PA — Lacawac Sanctuary Field Station & Environmental Education Center will host a Deck the Halls Tour on Sunday, December 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. Take a hike to the Adirondack great camp, and enjoy hot cocoa at the Watres Lodge aterward.
PIKE COUNTY, PA — Agricultural businesses and pesticide applicators in 19 counties across Pennsylvania, including Pike County, can dispose of unwanted pesticides safely and easily next year through the Department of Agriculture’s CHEMSWEEP Program.
Bryan Cope is open space coordinator for Northampton County, PA and the chair of the Scenic Wild Delaware River (SWDR) Stewardship Council. This is one of a series of columns focused on the SWDR Geotourism Project, one of only 23 geotourism programs created by National Geographic worldwide.
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — The Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC), 538 Emery Rd., has a variety of programs to keep you entertained while winter chill finally settles on the landscape.
LACKAWAXEN, PA — The Delaware Highlands Conservancy will hold an eagle-watch volunteer training day on December 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with new volunteers meeting at the Upper Delaware Visitor Center, 176 Scenic Dr., at 9 a.m. Then, new and existing volunteers will gather next door at the Inn at Lackawaxen at from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
NARROWSBURG, NY — Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a free presentation on golden eagles on Saturday, November 25 at 1 p.m. at The Narrowsburg Union. Peg DiBenedetto of the Eastern Golden Eagle Project will discuss the population of winter resident golden eagles of New York State.
JOHNSON CITY, NY — At its 20th anniversary celebration, the Community Foundation for South Central New York (CFSCNY) recognized Friends of the Upper Delaware River (FUDR) for its outstanding work in the Upper Delaware River region to protect and restore local waterways and build a sustainable river-based economy for the benefit of local communit
DINGMANS FERRY, PA — Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC) at 538 Emery Rd. will host a variety of events in November, starting with “Fire Building” on Saturday, November 4 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Learn to make fire without matches by employing techniques that involve sparks and found or prepared tinder. For ages 10 and over.