Join us for a Scavenger Hunt at the Van Scott Nature Reserve! Drop in anytime between 11am and 3pm to pick up the scavenger hunt booklet from the office. If you can answer all of the questions in the booklet while you explore the Reserve, you will receive a small prize! Happy searching! All ages are welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult to attend.
Fall is upon us! Learn all about how leaves change colors while identifying the different types of trees along the way. At the end of this program, we will be making some eco-friendly nature leaf confetti! *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 or $10 for non-members. Children must be accompanied by an adult to attend the program. Register Now
Join us as we discuss the life and biology of the Eastern Coyote. How are they different from Western Coyotes? What is their primary diet? Do they always live in packs? Get all these questions answered and more! 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 the Conservancy and Romping Radishes Yoga instructors from The Cooperage Project for a gentle outdoor yoga practice designed to heighten our awareness of our thoughts and surroundings. Open to families with children of all ages, we'll enjoy some nature exploration, mindful and playful movement, and art-making inspired by our surroundings. The event will be held outdoors at the Van Scott Nature Reserve. Dress comfortably and bring something to sit on (blanket, yoga mat). No prior yoga experience is necessary. […]
Join the Conservancy’s Land Protection Coordinators Trey Talley and Kaylan Hubbard for a virtual Zoom gathering to learn about Delaware Highlands Conservancy and how we can help you protect your land. What is a conservation easement and what property characteristics do we look for? What are the steps and costs associated with placing a conservation easement on your property? Are there any financial benefits for the landowner? Following a brief presentation, you will be invited to join the conversation and […]
Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy on Sunday, September 17th from 11am-4pm at the Van Scott Nature Reserve for our Meadow Party! For this special free community event, we invite you to enjoy guided trail walks, crafts, and fun educational programs for all ages. Food will be available for purchase from the Lupo Rosso Woodfired Pizza Truck, or you may bring your own picnic to enjoy (please bring a blanket or camp chairs). The schedule for the day includes: 11:00: Morning […]
Join Marlaina at the Van Scott Nature Reserve for an hour and a half of blissful ways to set yourself free including easy creative movement/dance, meditation to the calming yet invigorating sounds of live ocean drum, and inspiring prompts. Bring a chair, pillow, or blanket and wear comfortable clothing. Event fee is $10 for Conservancy members and $15 for non-members. Register Now Marlaina “WillowWynd” Donato comes from a diverse background of healing modalities and artistic expression. Her deep spiritual connection […]
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 email@example.com to register and receive the Zoom login information.
Protecting the Upper Delaware River region can be part of your legacy, and an enduring gift to future generations, by adding the Conservancy to your estate or will. If you’d like to learn about the many options and strategies to help you support the Conservancy’s land protection mission, while also maximizing your tax and financial benefits, please join Delaware Highlands Conservancy and local estate planning attorney, Christopher R. Kimler, Esq., in this free webinar. Following the presentation, you will be […]
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 […]