Events Calendar

Angling and Hunting for Conservation Luncheon

Angling and Hunting for Conservation Luncheon


  • March 23, 2019
    10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Celebrate the wonderful heritage of hunting and fishing in the Poconos with outdoor enthusiasts from throughout the region and learn about conservation opportunities. Featuring Keynote Speaker, Tom Gilmore – author, “Flyfishing the Delaware River and Its Tributaries.” Tickets are $15 per person for the day. Agenda: 10:30 AM Continental Breakfast / Networking 10:45 AM Greeting: …read more

Conserving Your Family Land

Conserving Your Family Land


  • April 16, 2019
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn about the financial benefits of land conservation and land management and the funding opportunities available to you. Light refreshments will be provided. This program is free but registration is required. Register Now Photo by David B. Soete …read more

Foods of the Delaware Highlands Dinner

Foods of the Delaware Highlands Dinner


  • April 27, 2019
    5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join the Conservancy for a special Foods of the Delaware Highlands wine and food pairing dinner during our 25th anniversary year. Every spring we gather to celebrate our beautiful region and shared success in protecting the lands and waters of this special place. This highly anticipated annual dinner is the Conservancy’s primary benefit event, and …read more

Native Plants Walk and Photography Workshop

Native Plants Walk and Photography Workshop


  • May 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Conservancy staff and partners for an educational hike at the Milford Experimental Forest, a 1,191-acre privately owned property. Participants will be guided through various forest types including a deer exclosure and demonstration chestnut planting. Native and invasive plant species will be identified and discussed. Learn to take great photos with Sandy Long (SandyLongPhotos.com) to …read more

Forestry Management for Small Acreages at Lemons Brook Farm

Forestry Management for Small Acreages at Lemons Brook Farm


  • June 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Conservancy staff and Catskill Forest Association’s Education Forester for a walk through the forest of the 119-acre Lemons Brook Farm, a protected property near Bethel, NY. Discussions will include forest health, managing land to meet your goals and objectives, and opportunities to fund land stewardship activities. Registration is required. $10 for non-members; $5 for …read more

Delaware River Sojourn

Delaware River Sojourn


  • June 14, 2019 - June 22, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Delaware River Sojourn combines the experiences of guided paddling excursions with interpretive programs, camping, and camaraderie. Participants may sign up for the entire trip or for the day(s) of their choice; all skill levels are welcome. Join Delaware Highlands Conservancy staff for the first three days: June 15th,16th, and 17th. Learn more and register …read more

Birding Walk

Birding Walk


  • June 22, 2019
    7:00 am - 9:00 am

Join Peter Wulfhorst, member of the Gifford Pinchot Audubon Society, for an early-morning birding walk on the woodland trail at our office in Bethel, NY. You’ll learn about what you see and hear as you enjoy a peaceful walk on our easy, level nature trail. Bring your binoculars; a field guide will be provided. Registration …read more

Office Hours at Lemons Brook Farm

Office Hours at Lemons Brook Farm


  • July 8, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • July 29, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • August 5, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • August 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come visit us on specific Mondays this summer at the NY office! Meet the staff, tour the property and talk with Land Protection staff one-on-one to learn about ways to manage and conserve your land and get your questions answered. Advance registration not required. Drop-ins welcome. Call ahead to arrange to meet with Land Protection …read more

Office Hours at 508 River Street, Hawley PA

Office Hours at 508 River Street, Hawley PA


  • July 11, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • July 25, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • August 8, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • August 22, 2019
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come visit us on specific Thursdays this summer at the PA office! Meet the staff, tour the property and talk with Land Protection staff one-on-one to learn about ways to manage and conserve your land and get your questions answered. Advance registration not required. Drop-ins welcome. Call ahead to arrange to meet with Land Protection …read more

Firefly Picnic

Firefly Picnic


  • August 24, 2019
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Conservancy for our annual community picnic for our members and friends and enjoy a delicious catered meal, a Live Birds of Prey presentation with Bill Streeter, craft beer selections, a guided trail walk, crafts, and much more! Fun for all ages. Reservations are required for this event; tickets are $10 for members, $25 …read more

Walk in Penn’s Woods at Stairway Ridge

Walk in Penn’s Woods at Stairway Ridge


  • October 6, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the Conservancy and PA DCNR Bureau of Forestry for a guided fall hike on this protected property and the adjacent Stairway Wild Area in Westfall Township, Pike County, PA. Remember to wear hiking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring water for this moderately strenuous trail. This event is free and open to the …read more

Eagle Watch Volunteer Training Day

Eagle Watch Volunteer Training Day


  • December 7, 2019
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for an overview of our volunteer Eagle Watch program followed by visits to actual monitoring sites. The winter Eagle Watch program runs through January and February, 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 …read more