Events



Milford Experimental Forest Chestnut Tree Planting

Pike County, PA

Sat, Apr. 19, 2014 – 9:00am to Sat, Apr. 19, 2014 – 3:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Help make history by planting hybrid-American chestnuts at the Milford Experimental Forest. Click here to learn more, get directions and to register with Leila Pinchot.

Hosted by The American Chestnut Foundation • EventsDetails

Hawley EarthFest

with Pike/Wayne Earth Day

Fri, Apr. 25, 2014 – 2:00pm to Sun, Apr. 27, 2014 – 3:00pm

Place: PPL's Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center

Together with PPL, AM Skier, the Downtown Hawley Partnership, the Hawley Library, and other local organizations join us for Hawley EarthFest and enjoy a species parade, activities and workshops with local organizations, an exciting rain barrel auction, and much more. Activities are happening at the PPL Environmental Learning Center, Bingham Park in Downtown Hawley, and the Hawley Library. Visit www.HawleyEarthFest.com and www.PikeWayneEarthDay.com to learn more, or find Hawley EarthFest on Facebook.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Downtown Hawley Partnership, AM Skier, and PPL • EventsDetails

Foods of the Delaware Highlands Gala Dinner

The Settlers Inn, Hawley, PA

Sat, Apr. 26, 2014 – 5:00pm to Sat, Apr. 26, 2014 – 9:00pm

Place: The Settlers Inn

The Annual Foods of the Delaware Highlands wine & food pairing dinner at The Settlers Inn celebrates accomplishments in the Upper Delaware River region. The event will feature delicious cuisine prepared with locally grown and produced organic ingredients, paired with appropriate fine wines, as well as exciting live and silent auctions celebrating the generous bounty of our local businesses and products. Please note: Our dinner is now sold out. Thank you for your support!

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Forestry Program at Milford Experimental Forest

Pike County, PA

Sat, May. 10, 2014 – 9:00am to Sat, May. 10, 2014 – 3:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and Pike-Monroe Woodland Owners Group for a forestry and habitat workshop in Pike County.  The workshop will take place at the Milford Experimental Forest, a privately-owned research forest in Milford, PA, and will discuss how to improve the health of your forest. Registration is required. Please call the Delaware Highlands Conservancy to register.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Science on Tap - The Science of Compost

The Settlers Inn

Tue, May. 13, 2014 – 7:00pm to Tue, May. 13, 2014 – 9:00pm

Place: The Settlers Inn

Katharine Brown knows a thing or two about compost. At Fox Hill Farm, she and her husband use their 50 acre farm to produce fresh cut flowers, raise grass fed beef and pastured poultry. Join us as she shares her knowledge about producing and using compost in flower and vegetable gardens.   This event is the third in a Science on Tap program series being organized by a partnership of local conservation and environmental groups. For each event, we tap an expert in a particular field to lead a presentation and lively discussion in an informal setting. This program is free, but you must cover your own food and drink costs. Specials are being offered, including a Lavender Sapphire Collins with house made lavender simple syrup, fresh lemon, Bombay Sapphire and club soda. Call (570) 253-7001 for questions about this program.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy and Other Local Organizations • EventsDetails

Early-Morning Bird Walk

Pike-Monroe Woodland Owners Group

Sun, May. 18, 2014 – 7:00am to Sun, May. 18, 2014 – 9:00am

Place: Call for Directions

Come join Dr. Larkin and PA DCNR for a walk on State Forest Land for a chance to see migratory bird species like the Golden-winged Warbler, learn about the current Golden-winged warbler research and how to manage private lands to achieve ultimate early successional species habitat. For directions and registration, contact Mike Roche at 570-656-6672 or miroche@pa.gov.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

World Fish Migration Day Canoe Trip

National Park Service, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

Sat, May. 24, 2014 – 10:00am to Sat, May. 24, 2014 – 3:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

World Fish Migration Day is a celebration of the connectivity of the Upper Delaware River to the ocean and sea-run migratory fish, to increase awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the significance of these migrations to the river, and of this habitat to these fish. The National Park Service (NPS) on the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will sponsor a guided, interpretive canoe trip focused on seeing American shad and other sea-run migratory fish. Learn more and register...   And be sure to stop by the Conservancy's Field Office in Lackawaxen that day to view interpretive exhibits.

Hosted by National Park Service • EventsDetails

Pollinator Workshop

A Meadow and a Pollinator Garden

Sat, May. 31, 2014 – 9:00am to Sat, May. 31, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Conservancy and the Sulivan County Master Gardeners for a free Pollinator Workshop at the Conservancy’s Bethel, NY office—119 protected acres of farm, forest, and meadows. Learn how to convert field to meadow and to create pollinator gardens. This workshop is free and open to the public, but prior registration is requested. Call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, email info@delawarehighlands.org, or complete the form below to register. The herb garden is the start of a plan to turn the Conservancy’s  New York field office into an outdoor classroom complete with hiking trails, a kitchen garden, and wildflower meadows. This workshop is funded by an Environmental Initiatives grant from Sullivan Renaissance. For more information, visit www.SullivanRenaissance.org.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Native Plants Walk

Learn with Dr. Ann Rhoads

Sat, Jun. 14, 2014 – 9:00am to Sat, Jun. 14, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Dr. Ann Rhoads, Senior Botanist of the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania and renowned author, will lead a walk on the newly protected Forest Reserve at Smallwood to discuss, illustrate, and answer your questions about native plants and their habitats. This program is free and open to the public, but prior registration is required. Please call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, email info@delawarehighlands.org, or complete the form below to register.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Upper Delaware BioBlitz

Ten Mile River Scout Camp

Sat, Jun. 28, 2014 – 9:00am to Sun, Jun. 29, 2014 – 5:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

The 2014 Upper Delaware BioBlitz will take place on Saturday, June 28th and Sunday, June 29th on the Ten Mile River Scout Camp at the confluence of Ten Mile River and the Delaware River. This is a fun and interesting event for children of all ages and their families to learn about science, see the collected specimens, talk to the scientists and learn about the species in the context in which they were collected. More information will be posted on the event website as the participating scientists and the biology programs offered on site during the event are confirmed.  

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Family Tree Series - #1

Schoonover Residence

Sat, Jun. 28, 2014 – 10:00am to Sat, Jun. 28, 2014 – 1:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and the Grey Towers Heritage Association for a series of three workshops geared towards families who own forestland. All ages welcome. Workshop topics include activities for families related to: Mapping Your Property Plant ID and Tree Planting Backyard Wildlife Forest Health Contact the Conservancy at 570-226-3164 or conserve@delawarehighlands.org for more information.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Tour of the Pleasant Mount State Fish Hatchery

Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association

Thu, Jul. 03, 2014 – 10:00am to Thu, Jul. 03, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Built in 1902, the hatchery produces thousands of fish each year in its earthen ponds, linear raceways and fiberglass tanks. Hatchery is at 229 Great Bend Turnpike (Pa. Route 371/670) in Pleasant Mount. A picnic lunch will be available. Reservations: Craig at 570-253-4161570-253-4161. Call Send SMS Add to Skype You'll need Skype CreditFree via Skype

Hosted by Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association • EventsDetails

Family Tree Series - #2

Bethel, NY

Sat, Jul. 12, 2014 – 10:00am to Sat, Jul. 12, 2014 – 1:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and the Grey Towers Heritage Association for a series of three workshops geared towards families who own forestland. All ages welcome. Workshop topics include activities for families related to: Mapping Your Property Plant ID and Tree Planting Backyard Wildlife Forest Health Contact the Conservancy at 570-226-3164 or conserve@delawarehighlands.org for more information.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Family Tree Series - #3

Grey Towers National Historic Site

Sat, Aug. 02, 2014 – 10:00am to Sat, Aug. 02, 2014 – 1:00pm

Place: Grey Towers National Historic Site

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and the Grey Towers Heritage Association for a series of three workshops geared towards families who own forestland. All ages welcome. Workshop topics include activities for families related to: Mapping Your Property Plant ID and Tree Planting Backyard Wildlife Forest Health Contact the Conservancy at 570-226-3164 or conserve@delawarehighlands.org for more information.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Monarch Butterfly Program with Ed Wesely

Sullivan County, NY

Sat, Aug. 23, 2014 – 10:00am to Sat, Aug. 23, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

For twenty years, Ed Wesely and Barbara Yeaman rescued Monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars from threatened habitats, reared, and released them. With the help of local school children, they’ve nurtured and released over 6,000 adult monarchs. Come and learn about the monarch life cycle, its migration to Mexico, and threats to its habitat.   This free program will be held at the Conservancy's office in Bethel, NY; prior registration is required. Call 570-226-3164 or 845-583-1010, email info@delawarehighlands.org, or complete the form below to register.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Tree Identification Field Day

Forestry Field Day in Sullivan County, NY

Sat, Sep. 06, 2014 – 10:00am to Sat, Sep. 06, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Conservancy for a Tree Identification Workshop at our office in Bethel, NY. Join Amanda Subjin, the Conservancy’s Stewardship & Education Coordinator, for a walk on woodland trails on the 119-acre protected property. Attendees will learn how to identify common trees and forest plants in the Upper Delaware River region and about the Conservancy’s plans for expanding outdoor education opportunities on the property. In addition, learn about the property’s conservation easement that protects this piece of farm and woodland from development and subdivision. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, email info@delawarehighlands.org, or complete the form below.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Member and Volunteer Thank-You Picnic

Sullivan County, NY

Sat, Sep. 06, 2014 – 12:00pm to Sat, Sep. 06, 2014 – 4:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a free picnic to say thank you to our wonderful members, volunteers, and supporters outdoors at our beautiful Bethel, NY office.   This event is free, but please RSVP by September 1 if you plan to attend -  call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, email info@delawarehighlands.org, or complete the form below.  *** Please put SWAN LAKE in your GPS or in Mapquest for accurate directions. *** Click for driving directions.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Forest Tour with the Pike-Monroe Woodland Owners Group

Lily Pond, Milford, PA

Sat, Sep. 13, 2014 – 9:00am to Sat, Sep. 13, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Join the Pike-Monroe Woodland Owners Group for forest tour. Please contact Mike Roche to register for the event (570-656-6672, miroche@pa.gov).

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Tour of the Hauenstein Apple Orchard

Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association

Sat, Sep. 13, 2014 – 1:00pm to Sat, Sep. 13, 2014 – 3:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

John Esslinger of the Penn State Extension will lead the tour and discuss apple varieties, site selection, planting procedures, pruning for fruit production and fruit-tree spraying basics. Orchard is at 188 Pleasant View Drive in Pleasant Mount. Information: Craig at 570-253-4161570-253-4161. Call Send SMS Add to Skype You'll need Skype CreditFree via Skype

Hosted by Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association • EventsDetails

Women and Their Woods Educational Retreat

Camp Susque, Trout Run, PA

Thu, Sep. 25, 2014 – 4:00pm to Sun, Sep. 28, 2014 – 4:00pm

Place: Camp Susque

The Conservancy has partnered with Penn State Natural Resources Extension, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the US Forest Service at Grey Towers to offer a four-day educational retreat for women forest landowners from across the mid-Atlantic region. To learn more about the event or for an application, visit www.delawarehighlands.org/watw or contact Amanda Subjin at 570-226-3164 or conserve@delawarehighlands.org.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

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