Events



Festival of Wood

Milford, PA

Sat, Aug. 01, 2015 – 10:00am to Sun, Aug. 02, 2015 – 4:00pm

Place: Grey Towers National Historic Site

Enjoy guided walks, demonstrations, live music, handmade crafts, arts, programs, children’s activities, educational exhibits, and more at the annual Festival of Wood. Join district forester Garrett Beers for Tree ID walks on Saturday at 11am and Sunday at 2pm (Meet at the DCNR booth). Learn more at http://www.greytowers.org/festival-of-wood/.

Hosted by Grey Towers Heritage Association • EventsDetails

August Star Watch

Bethel, NY

Fri, Aug. 14, 2015 – 9:00pm to Fri, Aug. 14, 2015 – 11:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Conservancy and local astronomer John Kocijanski for a free Star Watch program on Friday, August 14th from 9pm-11pm. Watch the stars and planets, observe deep sky objects, and learn how to locate the constellations. Please bring binoculars and/or your own telescope (we will have a limited number available) and folding chairs, if you have them. This event is free and open to the public, but prior registration is required. Please call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to register. In case of inclement weather or cloudy skies, the program will be hosted the following evening, on Saturday, August 15th. Registered participants will be notified of a change in date. Click to download directions (be sure to put **SWAN LAKE** in your GPS.)

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Summer Nature Walk **FAMILY DAY! **

Bethel, NY

Sun, Aug. 16, 2015 – 1:00pm to Sun, Aug. 16, 2015 – 3:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Conservancy for a free guided Nature Walk this summer at our office in Bethel, NY. You'll learn about what you see and hear as you enjoy the outdoors on a hike on our woodland trail, led by one of our knowledgeable volunteers—and you'll help us find the different plants and wildlife we have on the property!   Kids and families are always welcome on our summer nature walks, but on this special "Family Day" hike we'll have fun activities including a treasure hunt and craft project especially for kids! Advance registration is NOT required for these events. In case of rain, check here for updates.  The walks will depart at 1pm—meet at our office to join the group. Kids must remain accompanied by an adult at all times. For more information, contact us at 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, email info@delawarehighlands.org. Click to download directions (be sure to put **SWAN LAKE** in your GPS.)

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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, live bluegrass music with the the Greater Rio Bluegrass Quartet, a guided Nature Walk on our woodland trail, monarch butterflies with Ed Wesely, live animals with Kathy Uhler of the Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, delicious local food, and fun for all ages. The first 100 people to arrive will receive a free reusable Delaware Highlands Conservancy water bottle!   You can even stop by and visit Jen, our Land Protection Coordinator, at our Landowner Table to get your questions answered about stewarding or conserving your lands.   This event is free, but please RSVP by August 26 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.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

Networks for Life: Your Role in Stitching the Natural World Together: A Lecture by Dr. Douglas Tallamy

Carbondale, PA

Thu, Oct. 15, 2015 – 6:30pm to Thu, Oct. 15, 2015 – 8:30pm

Place: Call for Directions

Join the Wayne Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association to learn more about our role in sustaining biodiversity in our forests from Dr. Tallamy, professor at the University of Delaware and author of “Bring Nature Home”. To learn more or to register, contact Garrett Beers at 570-895-4039 or email garbeers@pa.gov.   The event will be hosted at  Carbondale High School, 101 Brooklyn St. Carbondale, PA.

Hosted by Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association • EventsDetails

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.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

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.

Hosted by Delaware Highlands Conservancy • EventsDetails

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