Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for Taste of the Harvest on Sunday, October 1 from 11:30am-2:30pm at Seminary Hill Orchard & Cidery in Callicoon, NY! Enjoy a locally sourced brunch, cider tasting, and an intimate concert with masters of music and storytelling Jay Ungar and Molly Mason while taking in the beautiful surrounding views of the Delaware Highlands. We are pleased to honor Sonja Hedlund and Dick Riseling for permanently protecting their Apple Pond Farm with a conservation easement with […]
Join Heather Houskeeper, the Botanical Hiker to learn how to confidently identify wild plants using a plant identification key and loupe magnifier. Together we’ll learn basic botanical terms and plant morphology. This knowledge is all you need to start recognizing plants' unique identifying characteristics and to discern one plant from another. These skills will enrich your every walk, are helpful in choosing which plants to foster and which to weed out, and are essential when working with edible and medicinal […]
The Delaware Highlands Conservancy's Annual Board Meeting is open to Conservancy members. Join us to hear about our accomplishments this year and plans for the future. Meeting will be conducted virtually by Zoom. Advance registration is required; please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register and receive the Zoom login information.
Join Marlaina at the Van Scott Nature Reserve for a beautiful and powerful circle honoring loved ones who have passed on. Bring photos and/or small items of the person you would like to celebrate and soak up the beauty of autumn leading into what the ancients called ‘the dark time’ of fewer daylight hours before the December solstice. Event fee is $10 for Conservancy members and $15 for non-members. Register Now Marlaina “WillowWynd” Donato comes from a diverse background of […]
Join us to learn all about different types of owls! During this program we will investigate the mystery of HOO is responsible for the disappearance of Mrs. Hen and will need YOUR help to solve this crime--was it one of the owls or an entirely different species? Put your investigation skills to the test! *Please wear proper footwear for walking along trails at the Reserve. Space is limited and prior registration is required. Event fee is $5 for Conservancy members […]
Stop by anytime between 12pm-3pm to kick off your trick-or-treating weekend at the Van Scott Nature Reserve! Walk our short Wildflower Trail and learn a little bit about the creepy crawly animals in our woods, from snakes to bats to insects. We are excited to see your costumes and will have candy to grab as you walk by! *Please wear proper footwear for walking along trails at the Reserve.
Join us for a talk about White-tailed deer and other members of the deer family. Did you know deer have a four-chambered stomach just like a cow? Or that there is a small elk population in Pennsylvania? What about the different diseases that deer can carry? Come to this program and find out! Space is limited and prior registration is required. Event fee is $5 for Conservancy members or $10 for non-members. Children must be accompanied by an adult to […]
View the winning photos from the Conservancy's Confluence: Land, Water, Wildlife summer 2023 photo contest in a gallery show at The ARTery Gallery. The winning photos will be exhibited alongside artwork created by ARTery member artists. The show begins with a reception on Saturday, November 11th from 2-4pm; the reception is open to the public. The ARTery is a gallery located in the historic Forest Hall building in Milford, Pennsylvania. It is a cooperative owned and operated by successful and […]
There’s no better time to talk about the turkey than—you guessed it—Thanksgiving! Did you know the turkey was almost our national bird? Join us for Turkey Talk to learn about all things turkey, including their habits and how they live. Space is limited and prior registration is required. Event fee is $5 for Conservancy members or $10 for non-members. Children must be accompanied by an adult to attend the program. Register Now
Join our Education and Volunteer Coordinator Rachel Morrow as she reads the story Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner. Learn all about where animals go and what they do when show is on the ground. Following the reading, we will create a small craft for you to take home! Space is limited and prior registration is required. Event fee is $10 for the first adult and child; $3 for each additional child and $2 for each additional adult. […]