Events



Eagle Bus Tour

Learn about eagles and their habitat!

Sat, Jan. 31, 2015 – 10:00am to Sat, Jan. 31, 2015 – 1:00pm

Place: Winter Field Office - Lackawaxen, PA

Note: This tour is full and is now waiting-list only. Learn about eagles in our region, how they returned from the brink of extinction, and the habitat they need to thrive while you take a scenic drive with an expert guide on a heated bus and look for eagles. Seats are limited and reservations are required; call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to reserve your spot. $20 for non-members; $15 for members. Dress warmly in layers and wear waterproof boots. Bring binoculars, camera, snacks, and a bagged lunch.  Snow date: Sunday, February 1st Note: Refunds are not issued for trips unless the trip is cancelled due to weather on both Saturday and Sunday.   Photo by Herb Houghton

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Eagle Bus Tour

Learn about eagles and their habitat!

Sat, Feb. 07, 2015 – 10:00am to Sat, Feb. 07, 2015 – 1:00pm

Place: Winter Field Office - Lackawaxen, PA

Learn about eagles in our region, how they returned from the brink of extinction, and the habitat they need to thrive while you take a scenic drive with an expert guide on a heated bus and look for eagles. Seats are limited and reservations are required; call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to reserve your spot. $20 for non-members; $15 for members. Dress warmly in layers and wear waterproof boots. Bring binoculars, camera, snacks, and a bagged lunch.  Snow date: Sunday, February 8th Note: Refunds are not issued for trips unless the trip is cancelled due to weather on both Saturday and Sunday.   Photo by Stephen Davis.

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Eagle Bus Tour - Marion "Becky" Finch Memorial Excursion

Learn about eagles and their habitat!

Sat, Feb. 14, 2015 – 10:00am to Sat, Feb. 14, 2015 – 1:00pm

Place: Winter Field Office - Lackawaxen, PA

Join us to pay tribute to a long-time supporter and volunteer in the most fitting way we know how: by sharing the awesome eagle watching experience.  Learn about eagles in our region, how they returned from the brink of extinction, and the habitat they need to thrive while you take a scenic drive with an expert guide on a heated bus and look for eagles. Seats are limited and reservations are required; call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to reserve your spot. $20 for non-members; $15 for members. Dress warmly in layers and wear waterproof boots. Bring binoculars, camera, snacks, and a bagged lunch.  Snow date: Sunday, February 15th Note: Refunds are not issued for trips unless the trip is cancelled due to weather on both Saturday and Sunday.   *The Estate of Becky Finch generously contributed the funding to pay for this memorial excursion to benefit the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, whose work was valued by Becky.*   Photo by Stephen Davis.

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Little Sparrow and the Eagles

Live Music and Live Birds of Prey

Sat, Feb. 14, 2015 – 2:00pm to Sat, Feb. 14, 2015 – 4:30pm

Place: Tusten Theatre

Join us for live Americana music and a fascinating Live Birds of Prey presentation from Bill Streeter of the Delaware Valley Raptor Center. Doors open at 1:30 with talented local band Little Sparrow taking the stage at 2pm. At 3:30pm, enjoy “Close Encounters with Eagles and Winter Raptors,” and experience the majesty of hawks, falcons, owls, and eagles up close. This event is open to the public with a suggested $5 donation at the door. Seating is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

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PSU Private Forest Landowners Conference

Altoona, PA

Fri, Mar. 20, 2015 – 8:00am to Sat, Mar. 21, 2015 – 4:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

The Center for Private Forests at Penn State and our partners are excited to share in the second Pennsylvania Private Forest Landowner Conference. Our goal is to provide private woodland owners with resources that will help them care for their lands. What is included in Private Forest Landowner Conference Registration? Kick off General Session with Keynote Speaker - Dr. Jim Finley, Joseph E. Ibberson Chair in Forest Resources Management and Director of The Center for Private Forests at Penn State Nine concurrent sessions featuring up to eleven educational seminar choices during each session Reception Friday afternoon Lunch on Saturday Opportunity to network with forest stewardship service and resources providers in the Exhibit Hall Closing General Session with Keynote Speaker - Chuck Fergus, author and photographer   Learn more and register with PSU.

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Green Tourism Conference 2015

Woodloch Pines Resort, Hawley, PA

Tue, Apr. 14, 2015 – 3:00pm to Wed, Apr. 15, 2015 – 5:00pm

Place: Woodloch Pines Resort

From the Catskills to the Pocono Mountains, our region's proximity to two major metropolitan areas positions it as the #1 up and coming destination for tourists seeking 'green' travel and outdoor recreational opportunities. The main goal of the conference is to increase tourism revenue by facilitating collaboration throughout the region, spanning Delaware, Greene, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster counties of New York; and Wayne, Monroe and Pike counties of Pennsylvania, and to unite our geographical neighbors around a common cause, to promote sustainable tourism and a pride of place. To learn more and register, visit www.delawarehighlands.org/greentourism.

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Hawley EarthFest

Hawley, PA

Fri, Apr. 24, 2015 – 2:00pm to Sun, Apr. 26, 2015 – 3:00pm

Place: PPL's Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center

Hawley, PA invites you to join in the celebration of love for planet Earth! It’s the one thing we all have in common, so let’s come together and recognize all that makes it wonderful. Local businesses and conservation organizations will be offering programs, activities, and events for a weekend of celebrating, learning, and exploring. Walk in the Species Parade, make crafts, meet guest speakers and explore hands-on activities at the festival. That is just a taste of what Hawley has to offer for the 2015 Hawley Earth Fest, April 24-26. Learn more at www.HawleyEarthFest.com, or find Hawley EarthFest on Facebook.

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Women and Their Woods Spring Workshop

Milford, PA

Sat, Apr. 25, 2015 – 10:00am to Sun, Apr. 26, 2015 – 5:00pm

Place: Grey Towers National Historic Site

Mark your calendars! Our next Women and their Woods event is April 25-26 in Milford, PA. We are planning for an exciting weekend touring Grey Towers National Historic Site, former home of conservationist Gifford Pinchot and his talented wife, Cornelia. We will also be participating in work to reintroduce the American chestnut at the nearby Milford Experimental Forest, currently owned and managed by members of the Pinchot family. Contact Amanda Subjin for more information at conserve@delawarehighlands.org

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Foods of the Delaware Highlands Gala Dinner

The Settlers Inn, Hawley, PA

Sat, May. 02, 2015 – 5:00pm to Sat, May. 02, 2015 – 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. Tickets are $125 per person with additional sponsorship levels available (below). Please contact info@delawarehighlands.org or call 570-226-3164 to learn more and register.   $500 Steward    2 tickets to the event; 2 lines in program $1,000 Guardian    4 tickets to the event; 2 lines in program $1,500 ‘Course’ Sponsorship (Please pick one: RSERSE___ Reception Sponsor or  __Wine Sponsor) *NEW    4 tickets to the event; 2 lines in program $2,500 Conservator    4 tickets to the event and a $500 credit for use in the live auction; half-page message in program   $5,000 Dinner Sponsorship (One available) *NEW    8 tickets to the event; full page message in program $7,000+ Event Sponsorship (One available) *NEW     8 tickets to the event; full page message in program with premium placement; additional media *Your contribution is tax deductible less $60 per person attending. Download the sponsorship form today and return to Delaware Highlands Conservancy, PO Box 218, Hawley, PA 18428. - See more at: http://www.delawarehighlands.org/newsevents/conservancy-news/95-newsevents/conserveart/281-2014gala#sthash.ub47Lhh2.dpuf Sponsorship levels are as follows*: $500 Steward    2 tickets to the event; 2 lines in program $1,000 Guardian    4 tickets to the event; 2 lines in program $1,500 ‘Course’ Sponsorship (Please pick one: RSERSE___ Reception Sponsor or  __Wine Sponsor) *NEW    4 tickets to the event; 2 lines in program $2,500 Conservator    4 tickets to the event and a $500 credit for use in the live auction; half-page message in program   $5,000 Dinner Sponsorship (One available) *NEW    8 tickets to the event; full page message in program $7,000+ Event Sponsorship (One available) *NEW     8 tickets to the event; full page message in program with premium placement; additional media *Your contribution is tax deductible less $50 per person attending. Download the sponsorship form today and return to Delaware Highlands Conservancy, PO Box 218, Hawley, PA 18428.    

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Native Plants Walk

Learn with Dr. Ann Rhoads

Sat, Jun. 13, 2015 – 12:00pm to Sat, Jun. 13, 2015 – 2:00pm

Place: Lacawac Sanctuary

Dr. Ann Rhoads, Senior Botanist of the Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania and renowned author, will lead a walk at Lacawac Sanctuary from 12pm-2pm to discuss, illustrate, and answer your questions about native plants and their habitats. This event will take place during Lacawac's NatureFest, which also includes a live animal presentation, tours of "The Great Camp," eco-carnival games, hands-on learning stations, crafts and more! To register for the Native Plants Walk, please complete the form below, send an email to info@delawarehighlands.org, or call 570-226-3164 x. 6.

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Partner Ridge Walk

Lacawac Sanctuary

Sat, Jul. 11, 2015 – 10:00am to Sat, Jul. 11, 2015 – 12:00pm

Place: Lacawac Sanctuary

Join Delaware Highland Conservancy's Jamie Bartholomew as she leads a hike along the Partner Ridge at Lacawac Sanctuary. This protected mature oak forest boasts awesome geological features and beautiful plant species. Bring your questions about conserving land. This program is free, but registration with Lacawac is appreciated; visit www.lacawac.org.

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Member, Volunteer, and Friend Community Picnic

Sullivan County, NY

Sat, Aug. 29, 2015 – 12:00pm to Sat, Aug. 29, 2015 – 4:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for our annual free picnic to say thank you to our wonderful members, volunteers, and supporters outdoors at our beautiful Bethel, NY office.   Enjoy crafts, games, fun, a Tree ID walk on our woodland trail, monarch butterflies with Ed Wesely, delicious food, and much more!   This event is free, but please RSVP by August 24 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.

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Fall Hike

Tusten Mountain Trail, Tusten, NY

Sat, Oct. 10, 2015 – 10:00am to Sat, Oct. 10, 2015 – 12:00pm

Place: Tusten Mountain Trail

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy  for a 2 hour guided hike and learn about the ecology and history of the area. This is a TrailKeeper.org sponsored event. Learn more about the Tusten Mountail Trail. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. To register, fill out the form below, send an email to info@delawarehighlands.org, or call 845-583-1010 x. 6.

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Annual General Meeting

For the Delaware Highlands Conservancy Members

Sat, Oct. 17, 2015 – 10:00am to Sat, Oct. 17, 2015 – 12:00pm

Place: PPL's Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center

The annual meeting of Delaware Highlands Conservancy members.

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Eagle Watch Volunteer Training

Lackawaxen Inn, 188 Scenic Drive, Lackawaxen, PA

Sat, Dec. 05, 2015 – 9:00am to Sat, Dec. 05, 2015 – 1:00pm

Place: The Lackawaxen Inn

Join us for an overview of the volunteer program followed by visits to actual monitoring sites. New volunteers will meet at the Upper Delaware Visitor Center (176 Scenic Drive, Lackawaxen) at 9am. Then, new and existing volunteers will gather next door at the Inn at Lackawaxen at from 10am-12pm. From 12pm-1pm, attendees will visit the eagle viewing areas. To register or for more information, contact Patricia at volunteer@delawarehighlands.org. • The winter Eagle Watch program runs from December through March, weekends only. Volunteers cover morning or afternoon shifts. • Main monitoring areas are Mongaup Reservoir and the Delaware River at Minisink Falls and the Zane Grey boat launch at Lackawaxen. Volunteers are also needed to help staff our field office on weekends. Volunteers are also needed in 2014 to help staff our field office on weekends in December through March. - See more at: http://delawarehighlands.org/eagles/eagle-news/106-eagles/eagle-news/199-volunteer-eaglewatch#sthash.CmMW0CKa.dpuf Volunteers are also needed in 2014 to help staff our field office on weekends in December through March. - See more at: http://delawarehighlands.org/eagles/eagle-news/106-eagles/eagle-news/199-volunteer-eaglewatch#sthash.CmMW0CKa.dpuf • On site, volunteers collect data on wintering eagles and resident pairs. They educate the public in “Eagle Etiquette” and on how to have the best eagle watching experience. • Volunteers are also needed to help staff booths, do workshops, and participate in other eagle-related events.   Please dress warmly – waterproof boots, hats and gloves – and bring a bagged lunch.

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