Apr
25
1:00 PM13:00

Volunteer Shell Bagging Day, Wilmington, DE

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Please join the Partnership for the Delaware River Estuary for a day of shell bagging!

They need volunteers aged 13+ to help bag their used oyster shells along the Riverfront. Those under 18 will need a parent's signature to participate. Oyster shell bags are used in restoration projects that help clean the Delaware River, like living shorelines. They ask that all potential participants complete the Eventbrite form at the Event Webpage.

For more information, please click here!

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Apr
26
9:00 AM09:00

Arbor Day Walk Among the Trees, East Stroudsburg, PA

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Enjoy a spring morning outside among the trees of the East Stroudsburg University Arboretum to celebrate Arbor Day!

The walk is organized by Brodhead Watershed Association, Monroe County Garden Club, and East Stroudsburg University, with support from the East Stroudsburg Shade Tree Commission.

The walk is part of a larger celebration of Arbor Day. Celebrity radio host Gary In The Morning will broadcast from the front circle of the university from 6 to 9 a.m. Dignitaries from ESU and state Sen. Mario Scavello will speak on the importance of keeping the environment healthy, starting at 7:30. The walk begins at 9 a.m.

“Trees form a kind of natural infrastructure that protects drinking water,” said Bob Heil, executive director of BWA. “As they live and ‘breathe,’ trees and forested land are essential in keeping water pure. It’s the clean, green, dollar-smart solution to water quality.”

Get Outdoors Poconos hike leader Carol Hillestad will join Professor Emily Rollinson and members of the University Environmental Club on this easy guided walk. Dozens of different tree species are in the arboretum collection, which is mapped and annotated in the Arboretum Guide.

Later in the day, a swamp white oak will be planted near the Alumni Center.

All events are free and open to the public. To register for the walk, contact BWA at 570-839-1120, info@brodheadwatershed.org or 570-242-7171. For information, see brodheadwatershed.org.

Brodhead Watershed Association is one of the oldest defenders of Monroe County’s environment, with 30 years of work by thousands of members and volunteers protecting safe drinking water.

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Apr
26
6:00 PM18:00

12th Annual One Bug Event, Hancock, NY

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Join Friends of the Upper Delaware in their annual event to kick-off the 2019 outdoor recreational season!

The One Bug event offers two engaging ways to get involved. First, there is a spectacular banquet on Friday night. It's a great way to reunite with old friends, make new ones, and learn more about FUDR and their efforts to protect and restore the Upper Delaware River.

Secondly, there is a fishing competition over the weekend. Competitors can test their fishing skills by entering a team in the weekend fishing event. There are still a few slots available for new teams and FUDR would love to see you on the river that weekend! 

Sponsors for the event are accepted and appreciated!

More information about One Bug, and galleries of photos and team rankings from past years, can be found by visiting FUDR’s website here.

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Apr
27
7:45 AM07:45

Spring Birding On Petty's Island, Pennsauken, NJ

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Please join NJ Audubon, NJ Natural Lands Trust, Delaware Riverkeeper Network and other organizations in a day of birding on a soon-to-be State Park not yet accessible by the public!

Discover this hidden treasure in the Delaware River! With access granted only a few times a year this urban oasis offers a great variety of wading, shore and woodland birds in addition to views of Bald Eagles.

Registration is REQUIRED for this trip. Directions and other details are given upon registration.

Registration opens on March 15th, and can be reached by clicking here!

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Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Annual Creek Cleanup and Talkin’ Trash Picnic, Philadelphia, PA

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Friends of the Wissahickon and partners at the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association need your help cleaning the Wissahickon Creek from top to bottom!

This year, they will be working in the northernmost part of the park. After the cleanup, all volunteers are invited to join us for a picnic with upstream partners.

Workdays will be cancelled in the event of heavy rain or snow, thunder and lighting, high winds, etc. Visit FOW’s Facebook page or the Upcoming Work Days page for updates. If the workday is cancelled it will be posted by 8 am.

Creek Clean Up from 9 to 11 am at Harper’s Meadow
Talkin’ Trash Picnic from 11 am to 1 pm at Fort Washington State Park

For more information and to register, please click here!

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Apr
27
to Apr 28

Shad Fest 2019, Lambertville, NJ

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Please join community members in an annual celebration of an important Delaware River resident, the shad!

The Shad Festival has evolved from a local art show into a nationally recognized award-winning event. Shad Fest features the area’s finest artists and crafters, great food and family entertainment, but the two-day extravaganza also serves as a venue for local non-profit organizations to raise necessary operating funds.

True to its 38-year history, the Shad Fest is a 2-day festival full of art, music, crafts, food, and yes, shad! Hundreds of the region’s finest artists and crafters featuring everything – jewelry, ceramics, furniture, apparel, accessories, home décor and more! This is a rain or shine event.

For more information about the festival, please click here!

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Apr
27
5:30 PM17:30

Foods of the Delaware Highlands Dinner, Hawley, PA

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a special “Foods of the Delaware Highlands” wine and food pairing dinner during their 25th anniversary year!

Every spring DHC gathers to celebrate the beautiful Delaware Highlands region and their shared success in protecting the lands and waters of such a special place. This highly anticipated annual dinner is the Conservancy’s primary benefit event, and the public’s investment is integral to its success. The event will feature delicious farm-to-fork cuisine prepared with locally grown and produced organic ingredients, paired with appropriate fine wines.

Exciting live and silent auctions will feature private chef-prepared dinners, outdoor adventures, “glamping” experiences, and access to private clubs – a bevy of fun and exclusive activities highlighting the beauty and bounty of the Upper Delaware.

For more information about tickets and sponsorship, please visit the event’s page by clicking here!

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Apr
28
3:00 PM15:00

Upper Delaware Council's 31st Annual Awards Ceremony, Beach Lake, PA

Please join the Upper Delaware Council as they pay tribute to those who have acted to enhance the quality of life and protect the resources of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Valley. The 31st Annual Awards Ceremony will take place on April 28th at Central House Family Resort in Beach Lake, PA. Tickets are $28 per person and includes buffet, non-alcoholic drinks, and dessert.

Congressman Matt Cartwright will deliver the keynote address at the awards ceremony.

Reservations are due by April 19th by filling out this form or reaching out to info@upperdelawarecouncil.org.

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Apr
30
9:00 AM09:00

Stormwater Best Management Practices Tour, Monroe County, PA

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Join the Scenic Wild Delaware River and Monroe County Conservation District for this tour highlighting nature-based design practices, green infrastructure techniques, and discussion of the environmental and economic benefits of adopting this unique approach to stormwater management. Professional Development Hour credits will be available for this event.

Participants will visit locations throughout Monroe County, PA that are currently implementing these practices with great success and have embraced all of the benefits they provide. Join municipal officials, community leaders, engineers, business owners and anyone interested in how environmentally-conscious development can support both resource protection and economic development. 


Sites on the tour will Include: 

  • Cherry Valley Wildlife Refuge (formerly Cherry Valley Golf Course)

  • Ray Price Auto Dealerships

  • Northampton Community College - Monroe Campus

  • Mountain View Vineyard 

The final time of this event has yet to be announced, and likely won’t begin at 10 a.m. Registration costs $40 and includes lunch at Mountain View Vineyard. Register here today.
 

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Apr
30
7:00 PM19:00

An Evening of Water and Beer, Shawnee on Delaware, PA

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Please join Pocono Heritage Land Trust in a night of drinks and food while discussing preservation within Smithfield Township!

In November 2016, residents of Smithfield Township voted to approve a water quality, forest, and wildlife fund, and are now looking for residents to come and discuss areas worth preserving!

The event will be held at Shawnee Craft Brewery. There will be appetizers and desserts served, with a special price on beer.

For more information and to register, please click here!

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May
2
8:00 PM20:00

Horseshoe Crab Tagging, Cumberland and Cape May County, NJ

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On select night between May 2nd and June 19th in Cumberland and Cape May Counties, American Littoral Society will be hosting events to tag horseshoe crabs. Volunteers are needed to participate in this horseshoe crab tagging and survey program along New Jersey's Delaware Bayshore. Horseshoe crab tagging is a great way for volunteers of all ages to encounter these prehistoric-looking creatures up close. No experience is required, beach captains will train all volunteers on site.

The information volunteers gather will allow scientists, conservationists, and policy-makers to:

  • Better understand movements and wintering areas of Delaware Bay breeding crab population, to inform management decisions,

  • Improve habitat restoration efforts by identifying restoration techniques that are most attractive to returning crabs,

  • And support ongoing scientific research on horseshoe crab populations and shorebird populations by making data available to researchers.

Interested in participating in the largest horseshoe crab tagging program in the Delaware Bay? There are limited spots and they do fill quickly, for more information or to register visit www.horseshoecrabtagging.org.

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May
4
9:30 AM09:30

Annual Delaware County Environmental Summit, Philadelphia, PA

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Please join Friends of Heinz Refuge, Darby Creek Valley Association and CDRW in an Environmental Summit discussing plastics within the watershed, titled “A New Campaign for Cleaning up Our Waterways!”

Keynote Speaker - Sandra Meola, Director for Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed

"Addressing Plastics in the Watershed"

Additional speakers to talk about new initiatives.

Discussion with partners in attendance about creating a new campaign that will include stronger municipal ordinances, higher fines for illegal dumping, and reducing plastics in our waste stream.

Light refreshments and BYO mug


For more information, such as registration and agenda, please
click here!

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May
5
10:30 AM10:30

Cruise the Schuylkill River & Tour Bartram's Garden, Philadelphia, PA

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Looking for a unique Mother's Day gift or just love being immersed in nature?

Join Bartram’s Garden on Sunday, May 5th aboard the Liberty for a cruise down the Delaware River and up the Schuylkill River to discover Bartram's Gardens headquarters, a hidden jewel of the Fairmount Park System. Visit the home of America's first great botanist, John Bartram. This five-hour excursion includes a three-hour stop at Bartram's Garden with a guided tour of the newly restored 1731 house. 

Bring your own picnic to enjoy in a natural meadow with amazing views of Philadelphia's skyline and explore the historic garden, community farm, and recreational trail.  A cash bar is available on board the Liberty serving beer, wine and mixed drinks during the cruise. One drink ticket per person is included. Seating is very limited, tickets will sell out quickly. Buy tickets online here.

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May
7
9:00 AM09:00

Stream Ecology & Riparian Forest Buffer Workshop, Avondale, PA

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The Stroud Water Research Center and DCNR's Bureau of Forestry will host a Stream Ecology and Riparian Forest Buffer Workshop on May 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Center, 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, Chester County. Dr. Bern Sweeney will present an introduction to the Stroud Center followed by a lecture on stream ecology and ecological services as related to forested riparian buffers.

Several other speakers will discuss Pollinators, Research on Restoration Methods and Soil Health for Stream Health. Participants will tour the facility and will visit research projects (outside) in a meadow, reforestation meadow and a level lip spreader that are within walking distance of the Center (wear appropriate footwear).

This will be followed with a discussion of your questions and concerns at the last tour stop or convene back at the Meeting House

There is no cost to the participant for this workshop that includes lunch. Participants are asked to RSVP by April 19 by contacting Richard Shockey, Ecological Services Section, DCNR Bureau of Forestry at 717-787-0263 or send email to: c-Rshockey@pa.gov.

Click Here for a copy of the workshop agenda.

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May
9
7:00 PM19:00

Illustrated History Lecture: “Delaware River Settlement & Commerce During The Pre-canal Era”, Lambertville, NJ

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Please join the Delaware River Greenway Partnership for a free illustrated history lecture about the Delaware River!

Lecture Summary:

  • By 1750, a half century after European settlers began to occupy the middle reaches of the valley, a trade network had developed along the Delaware River. For almost a hundred years thereafter, the river served as the region’s major commercial artery.

  • Dennis Bertland will point out the boat landings, mill hamlets and market towns with their riverside storehouses, stores, and taverns that served as collection points for the shipment of marketable products shipped downriver to Philadelphia and overseas, as well as goods brought upriver for local consumers. He will also discuss the products transported which included corn, flour, hemp, linseed, logs, and, later, pig iron, castings, preserved pork and beef, distilled liquor, roofing slate and coal for fuel.

Speaker:

  • Dennis Bertland is the principal of Dennis Bertland Associates, an historic preservation consulting firm based in Stockton, New Jersey. He has an extensive background in historical research related to the early settlement patterns and architecture of the Delaware Valley.

This program on early river trade and settlement along the Delaware River is based on research he conducted for the Knowlton Township Historic Commission, stewards of the Ramsaysburg Homestead, an 18th century property along the river in Warren County, New Jersey.

For more information, please click here!

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Native Plants Walk & Photography Workshop, Milford, PA

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The Delaware Highlands Conservancy will be hosting an educational hike at the Milford Experimental Forest, where participants will learn to identify native and invasive plants in that region of the Delaware River Watershed. You'll also learn to take great photos with local photographer Sandy Long, which can be submitted to the Delaware Highlands Conservancy’s summer 2019 photo contest. Learn more and register online here.

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May
16
to May 18

2019 Pennsylvania Land Conservation Conference, Monroe County, PA

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Please join PA Land Trust Association and numerous other sponsors in their annual PA Land Conservation Conference this spring in the Pocono Mountains!

The PA Land Conservation Conference is the state’s annual training, networking, and inspirational event for those involved in private and public land conservation.

There are multiple different presentations on a variety of conservation topics planned over the three day course of the event, as well as lunches and dinner receptions provided.

An agenda on all this year’s presentations, lodging details, and exhibition guidelines for non-profit and for-profit organizations can be found on the conference webpage by clicking here!

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May
23
to May 27

Memorial Day Weekend in the Delaware Water Gap, Dingmans Ferry, PA

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Join the Appalachian Mountain Club for an extended Memorial Day camping, biking, paddling, and hiking weekend getaway in the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area.

The Delaware Water Gap is a water gap on the border of New Jersey and Pennsylvania where the Delaware River cuts through a large ridge of the Appalachian Mountains. The gap constitutes the southern portion of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, which is used primarily for recreational purposes.

Remember that registration in advance is required.

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May
31
to Jun 7

Schuylkill River Sojourn, Schuylkill River, PA

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Please join Schuylkill River Greenways NHA in their annual sojourn down the Schuylkill River!

The Schuylkill River Sojourn is a 7-day, 112-mile guided canoe/kayak trip. Participants paddle 14-18 miles per day, making stops for lunch and water breaks. They are provided with three meals a day, a place to camp, programs at lunch & evening stops, gear transportation, and shuttle service back to their cars at the end of each day. 

Both full trip & partial trip registration is open. Hurry. Days fill fast!

For more information, like itineraries and rentals, please click here!

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Jun
1
to Jun 2

Green Eggs and Sand Aquatic Curriculum Workshop, Stone Harbor, NJ

Please join the NJ Department of Environmental Protection in learning about horseshoe crabs and shorebirds in its annual Green Eggs & Sand workshop!

During the full and new moon events in May and June, thousands of horseshoe crabs come ashore to spawn, primarily in Delaware Bay. It is also during this time when migrating shorebirds descend upon the beaches to rest and feed on the horseshoe crab eggs before continuing onto their breeding grounds. This interaction between horseshoe crab, shorebird and humans is what lays the ground works for the Green Eggs & Sand (GE&S) workshop.

The GE&S workshop is a two-day workshop focusing on promoting understanding the issues, the science and the management of the horseshoe crab/shorebird controversy. Workshop participants learn from top researchers and natural managers in the field, as well as get to participate in a horseshoe crab count.

While GE&S is primarily geared towards educators and students in biological fields, and will give registration preference to them, its doors are open to all willing to learn.

While Stone Harbor is just outside the Delaware River Watershed, horseshoe crabs and shorebirds focused on in the workshop live and spawn in the Delaware Bay, which is an important part of the watershed.

For more information about lodging and registration, please click here!

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Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Super Mega Volunteer Service Day, Philadelphia, PA

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Help Friends of the Wissahickon celebrate 95 years of conservation stewardship with a fantastic day of cleanup!

Friends of the Wissahickon will be teaming up with community partners to host volunteer opportunities at 10 different trailheads throughout Wissahickon Valley Park. Together, they are going to make these entrances to the park more beautiful and welcoming for all who visit!

Improvements will include cleaning up trash and recycling, removing invasive plants, and planting native trees and flowers.

For more information about this event, and to register, please click here!

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Jun
8
8:30 AM08:30

Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community, Wilmington, DE

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Please join The Partnership for the Delaware River Estuary for a community charity walk!

On Saturday, June 8th, PDE and over 20 local nonprofits will join together for a 5k and 1 mile charity walk in Wilmington, DE.

This family-friendly event will take place on the Wilmington Riverfront, along the beautiful Christina River.

The primary goal of the Highmark Walk is to help participating organizations raise money for their individual missions. In 2018, the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community raised a record breaking $1.5 million for the 211 participating organizations. All funds raised through this event go to the participating organizations, like Partnership for the Delaware Estuary.

For more information, please click here!

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Jun
13
5:30 PM17:30

49th Environmental Partnership Dinner, Philadelphia, PA

Join PA Environmental Council (PEC) for their Environmental Partnership Dinner!

Regarded as the premier environmental event in Philadelphia and sponsored by dozens of the region’s leading companies, the dinner draws a large and diverse audience of business leaders, lawyers, consultants, environmentalists, academics, and government officials.

The event will commence with a welcome reception and silent auction, followed by the program, and conclude with a “movable feast” of stationed food, open bar, and plenty of networking opportunities. The program continues our tradition of paying tribute to those who have demonstrated a commitment to environmental excellence, leadership, and accomplishment in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

For more information and registration, please click here!

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Jun
14
to Jun 22

25th Delaware River Sojourn, Delaware River, NY/NJ/PA

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The Delaware River Sojourn Steering Committee is pleased to announce that the 25th Delaware River Sojourn’s registration is now open!

The Sojourn, a guided paddling and camping trip on the Delaware River, is full of fun and adventure, offering a great time for all participants where wonderful memories are made! The purpose of the Sojourn is to heighten awareness of and appreciation for the Delaware River and its watershed, which flows for 330 miles through New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

The Sojourn combines canoeing/kayaking, camping, educational programs, historical interpretation, and more. It is for novice to experienced paddlers of all ages; participants can sign up for the whole event or for the section(s) or day(s) of their choice. The Sojourn is fully insured and sanctioned by the American Canoe Association. Each day we are accompanied by our safety team, made up of members of the National Canoe Safety Patrol.

For more information about the Sojourn and registration details, please click here!

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Jun
15
to Jun 22

Schuylkill Acts & Impacts, Avondale, PA

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Join Stroud Water Research Center and 12 select students on An Expedition to Inspire Watershed Action!

Schuylkill Acts & Impacts is a week-long watershed expedition along the 120-miles of the Schuylkill River, from its headwaters in the anthracite coal lands of Schuylkill County to its confluence with the Delaware River in Philadelphia. Twelve select students from all five counties in the watershed come together to experience first-hand the impact of human development on water quality through guided tours, fieldwork, water sampling and interactive presentations with policy makers and planners.

For more information and to follow along with the expedition, please click here!

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Jun
15
9:30 AM09:30

Petty’s Island History Hike, Pennsauken, NJ

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Please join NJ Audubon, NJ Natural Lands Trust, Delaware Riverkeeper Network and other organizations in an informative history hike in a soon-to-be State Park not yet accessible by the public!

Explore this gem with local historian and author, Bob Shinn, on a hike through time on Petty’s Island. Hike along the Delaware River where points of interest will bring history to life. Leafless trees will give opportunities for spectacular views of Philadelphia and other significant landmarks.

Registration is REQUIRED for this trip. Details are given upon registration.

Check back 4-6 weeks before the event for registration details, or contact Kelly Wenzel at kelly.wenzel@njaudubon.org to be added to the email list.

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Jul
13
8:00 PM20:00

Bats of Petty’s Night Hike, Pennsauken, NJ

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Please join NJ Audubon, NJ Natural Lands Trust, Delaware Riverkeeper Network and other organizations in a night of bat watching in a soon-to-be State Park not yet accessible by the public!

Join the organizations for this special evening program and learn all about bats and their many important roles in nature. With the oil tanks gone, the group has permission to walk the road and explore the field habitats of Petty’s Island. It is known bats use the island, but the organizations have never been out at night to explore. The group will bust some common myths about these fascinating but misunderstood animals and discuss some of the ways we can help to protect them. As the sun goes down, the group will head out and try to pick up their echolocation calls with our bat detector. There is nothing quite like a nature walk at night, so come get batty on Petty’s Island!

Children must be 12 and older to participate. Registration is REQUIRED for this trip. Details are given upon registration.

Check back 4-6 weeks before the event for registration details, or contact Kelly Wenzel at kelly.wenzel@njaudubon.org to be added to the email list.

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Sep
21
7:45 AM07:45

Early Fall Birding on Petty's Island, Pennsauken, NJ

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Please join NJ Audubon, NJ Natural Lands Trust, Delaware Riverkeeper Network and other organizations in a day of birding on a soon-to-be State Park not yet accessible by the public!

This wooded island in the Delaware River is truly an urban oasis for woodland, wading and shore birds. Learn some interesting history along the way and discover how this industrial port is transforming into a wildlife sanctuary!

Registration is REQUIRED for this trip. Details are given upon registration.

Check back 4-6 weeks before the event for registration details, or contact Kelly Wenzel at kelly.wenzel@njaudubon.org to be added to the email list.

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Sep
28
6:30 AM06:30

Bike the Brandywine, Chadds Ford, PA

Please join the Brandywine Conservancy on a picturesque bike through the Brandywine Creek Greenway!

Explore the scenery, glimpse the history, and discover the lure of the beautiful Brandywine Creek Greenway and surrounding countryside. Now in its fourth year, Bike the Brandywine is excited to offer four loops with distances of 25, 45, 62 (Metric Century) and 80 miles. Each route offers a unique and thrilling experience for both the recreational and more avid seasoned cyclist. Proceeds from the ride benefit the Brandywine Conservancy’s clean water programs. Over the past 50 years, the Conservancy has dedicated itself to help preserve water quality and quantity in the region. Connect your wheels with water on this scenic and well-supported ride.

For more information, please click here!

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Oct
5
8:30 AM08:30

Petty’s Island Community Clean Up Day, Pennsauken, NJ

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Please join NJ Audubon, NJ Natural Lands Trust, Delaware Riverkeeper Network and other organizations in an informative history hike in a soon-to-be State Park not yet accessible by the public!

Here’s your chance to be part of the restoration of Petty’s Island! Join the team of enthusiastic volunteers to help clean up and restore the shoreline of this majestic island as part of the larger restoration project taking place. This cleanup is great for scout, religious, after school and other civic groups looking for a local volunteer project.

Children MUST be 12 and older to participate. Registration is REQUIRED for this event; space is limited. Directions and other details are given upon registration.

Check back 4-6 weeks before the event for registration details, or contact Kelly Wenzel at kelly.wenzel@njaudubon.org to be added to the email list.

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Oct
26
7:00 AM07:00

Petty’s Island Field Photography Workshop, Philadelphia, Pa

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Please join NJ Audubon, NJ Natural Lands Trust, Delaware Riverkeeper Network and other organizations for a wildlife photography workshop led by Phil Witt, Associate Naturalist and Wildlife Photographer, at a soon-to-be State Park not yet accessible by the public!

This 3-hour workshop is an introductory to field and nature photography, with an emphasis on taking your photography skills to the next level. Phil will show you some of the island's hidden gems and unique features. If you have a telephoto lens, bring it! Petty’s Island offers a great variety of birds both in the forest and on the surrounding mud flats. Spectacular panoramic views of Philadelphia will round out the experience. Phil will provide hands-on, personalized instruction as they work with you on composition and give you tools and tips for determining the optimum exposure and cover many other topics to get you comfortable with your camera. The goal is to help you learn...and of course, have fun along the way!

Children MUST be 12 and older to participate. Registration is REQUIRED for this event; space is limited. Directions and other details are given upon registration.

Check back 4-6 weeks before the event for registration details, or contact Kelly Wenzel at kelly.wenzel@njaudubon.org to be added to the email list.

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Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

Oakwood Beach Cleanup, Elsinboro, NJ

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The Inn at Salem Country Club invites the public to join them for an Earth Day beach clean-up at Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro, Salem County, NJ. Volunteers are needed to help clean-up the Delaware Bay from trash and debris.

Many unique wildlife rely on the Delaware Bay for habitat and food, including threatened species like the red knot and American horseshoe crab. Cleaning up the beach is not only good for wildlife, but it stops trash from ending up in the Atlantic Ocean downstream.

Find out more information here or by emailing Info@salemcountryclubnj.com.

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Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

Brandywine River Clean Up at Shaw’s Bridge Park, West Chester, PA

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Help Brandywine Conservancy clean up the Brandywine River, a major Delaware River tributary! The Brandywine Conservancy is currently seeking volunteers to assist with its 26th Annual Brandywine River Cleanup on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This annual event helps ensure cleaner water for more than 500,000 residents who rely on the Brandywine River as their primary source of drinking water—including those living in Coatesville and Downingtown, PA and the City of Wilmington, DE—and it also aids in providing a healthier habitat for wildlife and a safer environment for recreational activities. Since the event's inception, volunteers have removed more than 30 tons of trash from the banks of the Brandywine between Lenape and the Delaware state line.

For this year’s cleanup efforts, the Brandywine Conservancy has teamed up with East Bradford Township and West Bradford Township for a neighborhood collaboration that will encompass the banks of the Brandywine along Shaw’s Bridge Park and Brandywine Meadows Preserve Trail. Volunteers are advised to wear hats, long pants, heavy shoes or boots, and sunscreen. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Lunch at both locations will be offered for all volunteers following the cleanup at 12 p.m.

The river cleanups are located at Brandywine Meadows Preserve Trail (1355 Downingtown Pike, Downingtown, PA 19335) and Shaw’s Bridge Park (274 South Creek Road, West Chester, PA 19382). To volunteer at one of the cleanup locations, please contact Kaitlin LeRoy at kleroy@brandywine.org or 610.388.8341. Online registration is also available. This event is appropriate for adults and children over the age of five.

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Apr
20
9:00 AM09:00

Brandywine River Clean Up at Brandywine Meadows Preserve Trail, Downingtown, PA

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Help Brandywine Conservancy clean up the Brandywine River, a major Delaware River tributary! The Brandywine Conservancy is currently seeking volunteers to assist with its 26th Annual Brandywine River Cleanup on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This annual event helps ensure cleaner water for more than 500,000 residents who rely on the Brandywine River as their primary source of drinking water—including those living in Coatesville and Downingtown, PA and the City of Wilmington, DE—and it also aids in providing a healthier habitat for wildlife and a safer environment for recreational activities. Since the event's inception, volunteers have removed more than 30 tons of trash from the banks of the Brandywine between Lenape and the Delaware state line.

For this year’s cleanup efforts, the Brandywine Conservancy has teamed up with East Bradford Township and West Bradford Township for a neighborhood collaboration that will encompass the banks of the Brandywine along Shaw’s Bridge Park and Brandywine Meadows Preserve Trail. Volunteers are advised to wear hats, long pants, heavy shoes or boots, and sunscreen. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Lunch at both locations will be offered for all volunteers following the cleanup at 12 p.m.

The river cleanups are located at Brandywine Meadows Preserve Trail (1355 Downingtown Pike, Downingtown, PA 19335) and Shaw’s Bridge Park (274 South Creek Road, West Chester, PA 19382). To volunteer at one of the cleanup locations, please contact Kaitlin LeRoy at kleroy@brandywine.org or 610.388.8341. Online registration is also available. This event is appropriate for adults and children over the age of five.

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Apr
20
8:00 AM08:00

An Eye for Eagles, Analomik, PA

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Join Brodhead Watershed Association for a naturalist-led, easy hike at ForEvergreen to see the eagles and so much more.

ForEvergreen Nature Preserve has a trail that’s barely a mile, with wide gravel paths and gentle terrain. The views are pastoral and lovely but not jaw-dropping.


And then you see the eagles.

Photographers spend hours here, long lenses at the ready. Walkers, runners and dog walkers often stop in their tracks to watch an eagle tending the nest, hanging out on a nearby snag, or perching at the top of the cell tower.

Yet eagles in the spring are only the most obvious joy of this place. In summer, you might see flights of bluebirds, stocky kingfishers diving for an aquatic meal, or turtles sunning themselves on logs in the pond.


In fall, the large stand of milkweed is one of the best sites in Monroe County for Monarch butterflies. Acres of meadow plants left unmowed provide food and cover for juncos, titmice and cardinals in winter.


Year round, it’s a welcome oasis for nature lovers in Stroud Township.

IF YOU GO
Join naturalists and bird experts Jackie and Darryl Speicher, along with Carol Hillestad, for an easy walk at ForEvergreen Nature Preserve.

NOTE: Part of the funding for this preserve was provided by Pennsylvania’s Keystone Fund, which has supported 442 projects in Monroe County since its inception in 1994.

COST: Free; registration is required.

INFORMATION: Call 570-839-1120 or 570-629-2727; email info@brodheadwatershed.org.

For information about this and other hikes in the free Get Outdoors Poconos series, go to brodheadwatershed.org/gopoconos. The hike series is administered by Brodhead Watershed Association and supported by a grant from the William Penn Foundation.

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Apr
17
7:00 PM19:00

Sturgeon: Its History & Impact on the Delaware Valley, Lambertville, NJ

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This free event is hosted by the Delaware River Greenway Partnership: Illustrated History “Sturgeon: Its History & Impact on the Delaware Valley From An Industrial & Culinary Perspective”

Did you know that sturgeon were once a significant part of Philadelphia’s fishing industry? In the 19th century, sturgeon from the Delaware River and its tributaries made up a major share of the local economy and foodscape. It also played a significant role in sturgeon consumption around the globe. Like many other depletable food sources, the sturgeon industry went through a significant boom-bust cycle. In this lecture, learn more about the history of the sturgeon and the industry that grew up around it, its various uses, its culinary impact on the local cuisine and hear some amusing historic sturgeon stories.

Speaker: Dr.Teagan Schweitzer has a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania with a focus on Historical Archaeology and specifically on the food of the Philadelphia area during the 18th through 20th centuries. She works as a zooarchaeologist, specializing in the analysis of animal bones recovered from archaeological sites for AECOM, one of the biggest engineering firms in the world. This talk results in part from her research on AECOM’s I-95 project, to date the largest and most extensive archaeological excavation in any U.S. city.

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Apr
17
11:00 AM11:00

Earth Day Wilmington, Wilmington, DE

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Join watershed supporters in Rodney Square for the 2019 Wilmington Earth & Arbor Day Celebration!

This free event is sponsored by the City of Wilmington’s Department of Public Works, in partnership with Partnership for the Delaware Estuary. This event is open to everyone! Come over on your lunch break or take your classroom on a field trip.

Featuring:

  • Free native plant giveaways

  • Dozens of green vendors

  • Tree climbing demonstrations

  • Kids activities and a fun bird-lovers craft

  • Tropo – the fun and fuzzy mascot of the Air Quality Partnership of Delaware

  • Free ice cream at the Woodside Creamery truck to the first 200 customers

  • Nine food trucks lined up on Market St between 10th & 11th

  • Live music by Vocalist Jackie Greggs (back by popular demand!) and We Kids Rock

  • Student art contest award ceremony and celebration

Conscious Minds Grow Green at the 2019 Earth & Arbor Day Celebration!

For more information, please click here!

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Apr
17
9:00 AM09:00

Model My Watershed Case Studies Workshop, Avondale, PA

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Please join Stroud Water Research Center in examining some case studies from their work using the “Model My Watershed” program!

This workshop will focus on usage of Model My Watershed in real-life case study examples. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Lunch will be a working session and discussion from 12:00-1:00.

For more information about the workshop or about the “Model My Watershed” web app, please click here!

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Apr
15
6:00 PM18:00

How to Write A Letter to the Editor, Bethany Beach, DE

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Have a concern and want to be heard by your friends, neighbors, and legislators? Join the Clean Water Alliance to learn how to write an effective Letter to the Editor: an opinion piece that can be submitted for print in local newspapers!

This FREE event is brought to you by the Clean Water: Delaware's Clear Choice Water Warrior series and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays, and is co-sponsored by the Sussex Health and Environmental Network and Socially Responsible Agricultural Project!

For more information, please click here!

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Apr
13
6:00 PM18:00

31st Annual Conservation Dinner, Mount Tremper, NY

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The Ashokan-Pepacton Watershed Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting the 31st Annual Conservation Dinner to celebrate the start of trout season, and would like you to attend!

The cost of tickets is $45 per person. Reservations are required by April 5th.

The dinner is open to everyone, and folks can acquire tickets online here, but there is a slight service charge.

Donations and items that can be utilized in auctions and bucket prizes are still being sought and needed. Items can be angling related, art, or of general interest to people attending this function.

To register for the event online, please click here!

For any questions, donations, and dinner information please contact Tony Cocozza at: 845-657-6400 or Flyfish@hvc.rr.com

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Apr
13
4:00 PM16:00

Horseshoe Crab Survey Volunteer Training, Slaughter Beach, DE

Please join Abbott’s Mill Nature Center and Delaware Nature Society in this training event leading up to their annual horseshoe crab survey later in the year!

Every year, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center hosts a series of survey programs during which they count horseshoe crabs and keep track of their spawning numbers and habits. These surveys happen around May-June and require knowledgeable volunteers in order to be successfully run.

Volunteers interested in participating in this training session will learn how to conduct the survey, record data, and distinguish the sex of a horseshoe crab, as well as be able to inquire about future dates.

For more information about how to attend this event, please visit the training session’s Facebook event page by clicking here.

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Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Tree Planting on Lockatong Creek, Frenchtown, NJ

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Kingwood Township is looking for volunteers to assist planting 350 trees in Kingwood Park on Saturday, April 13th. These trees will play a critical role in improving water quality, restoring the stream bank, providing wildlife habitat, and improving the floodplain along Category 1 Lockatong Creek, a 15.6-mile-long tributary of the Delaware River in Hunterdon County, NJ.

Bring shovels, gloves, and water. Wear boots and comfortable clothing.

Find out more at http://kingwoodtownship.com or contact ec@kingwoodtownship.com.

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Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

Children’s adventure: Look for effects of ‘April Showers’ outdoors, Paradise Valley, PA

Photo: Nicolas Tonelli

Photo: Nicolas Tonelli

Everyone knows that April showers should bring May flowers (and lots of mud) to the Poconos, so join Brodhead Watershed Association in a hike to appreciate that!

Brodhead Watershed Association will host a hike geared toward families, searching Henry’s Crossing Preserve in Paradise Township for more signs of early spring. School-age children will have fun finding spring salamanders, frogs, flowers and mammals, while learning about life in the woods.

After the long winter hibernation, several species have recently emerged. Salamanders, such as the red eft, are often found along the forest floor after a rainstorm. They are reliant on water to keep their skin moist — they breathe through their skin!

Another common amphibian in the area is the spring peeper. This diminutive frog is no bigger than your thumb — but it has a big voice and it is active and vocal through much of the spring and summer. Trying to see one in the wild isn’t easy, but this hike will help.

Spring wildflowers emerge before leaves coat the trees. This is the best time for Quaker ladies, daisies and dwarf ginseng. Some of the larger flowers are the birch catkins, skunk cabbage, and the leaves of the pink lady slipper, a rare orchid.

Young explorers will also search for mammals. These elusive creatures are best found by their tracks. With a little bit of mud, young hikers can make some track casts to take home.

This event is part of the Water Wiser Kids Series sponsored by Brodhead Watershed Association, funded by a Dr. Claus Jordan Endowment Grant from Lehigh Valley Health Network Pocono Foundation.

NOTE: Suitable for elementary-age children, who must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Dress for the weather.

COST: Free, but registration is required.

INFORMATION: info@brodheadwatershed.org, 570-839-1120 or 570-629-2727.

To register, please click here!

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Apr
13
9:00 AM09:00

Annual Musconetcong River Cleanup, Hackettstown, NJ

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Come join the Musconetcong Watershed Association's annual river cleanup!

Each year, more than 300 individuals from all walks of life participate in cleaning up the river, the banks of the river, and local roads where trash ultimately runs into the river. MWA will provide volunteers with trash & recycling bags, gloves, water, granola and a commemorative t-shirt.

Wear old clothes and just bring yourself! If you are willing to remove debris in the river, please wear waders.

For more information on the cleanup, please click here!

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Apr
13
9:00 AM09:00

Clean Ocean Action "Beach Sweeps", Palmyra Cove Nature Park, NJ

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Please join Clean Ocean Action's 34th Annual Spring Beach Sweeps and help clean up the NJ shorelines!
Since launching the region's first Beach Sweeps program in 1985, 133,390 volunteers have participated and removed 6,742,941 pieces of debris from NJ's beaches and waterways. The goal of COA's bi-annual Beach Sweeps is to reduce and eliminate sources of litter by engaging thousands of dedicated volunteers - the small and the tall - to remove debris and record and calculate data about the debris. The data collected provides a legacy of information that can be used to identify sources of pollution, monitor trends, and discover solutions.

For more information, and to register, please click here!

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Apr
13
8:30 AM08:30

Petty's Island Shoreline Cleanup, Pennsauken, NJ

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Please join NJ Audubon, NJ Natural Lands Trust, Delaware Riverkeeper Network and other organizations in a shoreline cleanup of a soon-to-be State Park not yet accessible by the public!

Petty's Island is privately-owned and is doing an amazing transformation from an active marine terminal and oil storage facility into a State Park. Access to the island is limited, so don't miss this opportunity to see the island and help in its transformation! The group will be doing a cleanup of the shoreline where marine debris threatens the health of wildlife and humans.

Children MUST be 12 and older to participate. Registration is REQUIRED for this event; space is limited. Directions and other details are given upon registration.

For registration details, please click here!

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Apr
10
7:00 PM19:00

Dragon Springs Dam Development Hearing, Port Jervis, NY

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Delaware Riverkeeper Network is asking for the public to come out to lend their voices to the concern of dam development within Basher Kill and Neversink River!

Dragon Buddhist Inc is proposing to dam a headwater stream, destroy headwater wetlands, create acres of impervious cover and runoff, that would adversely impact the Basher Kill and the Neversink River. This development has already damaged the aesthetics and quality of the Basher Kill and the Neversink River, impacting fish, mussels and other aquatic life that are both ecologically and recreationally important to the region.  The Basher Kill and Neversink River are important recreational resources supporting highly valued swimming and fishing opportunities for both residents and visitors.

Those who are uncomfortable with speaking up are still encouraged to show support, and stickers will be provided so one can show their support with their presence.

For more information, please view the action alert by clicking here!

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Apr
10
7:00 PM19:00

Bloom Times, Budburst, Bird Migration, and Bugs, Analomink, PA

Photo: Nicholas Tonelli

Photo: Nicholas Tonelli

Please join Brodhead Watershed Association for an educational event!

Why are insect hatches coming earlier? Why are my trees and shrubs flowering at unusual times?

Participants will get answers to these questions and other issues related to phenology – the science that measures the timing of life cycle events in plants, animals, and microbes, and detects how the environment influences the timing of those events – at this event!

The event will be held at Brodhead Creek Heritage Center, 1539 Cherry Lane Road, Analomink, Pa.

Sponsored by Brodhead Watershed Association and the Brodhead chapter of Trout Unlimited, the event will feature speaker Dr. Diane Husic, dean of natural science at Moravian College. Husic will speak about the regional effects of climate change and the Eastern Pennsylvania Phenology Project, a citizen science undertaking to help collect observations of changes occurring in our natural world.

A brief membership meeting of the local Trout Unlimited chapter will begin at 7 p.m., with Husic’s presentation to follow. The public is invited to attend both the meeting and presentation.
This event is the second in BWA’s Climate Change speaker series.

The event is free; registration is not required. For information, email info@brodheadwatershed.org or call 570-839-1120.

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Apr
9
6:00 PM18:00

Update on the NY/PA Upper Delaware River Joint Fisheries Plan, Hancock, NY

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The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the PA Fish and Boat Commission have scheduled a meeting to update the public on the ongoing 3-Year Joint Fisheries Investigation Plan for the Upper Delaware River Tailwaters. The meeting will be held at Hancock High School, 67 Education Lane in Hancock. 

Please consider attending this meeting to learn more about the UDR wild trout fishery and this important new study that will play a critical role in the future management of the fishery.

For more information and a full announcement, please click here!

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Apr
9
10:00 AM10:00

Regulated Flow Advisory Committee Public Meeting, West Trenton, NJ

Photo: Nicholas Tonelli

Photo: Nicholas Tonelli

Please join the Delaware River Basin Commission in their next scheduled meeting for the Regulated Flow Advisory Committee!

The meeting will include topics such as estuary dynamics, hydrodynamics, and Decree Party studies. After the planned speakers, there will be opportunity for open public comment.

For more information about the meeting agenda and meeting materials, please click here!

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Apr
8
1:00 PM13:00

Surface Water Quality Standards Public Hearing, Hamilton, NJ

Photo: Nicholas Tonelli

Photo: Nicholas Tonelli

Please join the NJ Department of Environmental Protection for a public hearing concerning a new water protection proposal!

Take notice that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is proposing amendments to the Surface Water Quality Standards (SWQS), N.J.A.C. 7:9B, to upgrade 749 river miles to Category One (C1) antidegradation designation based on exceptional ecological significance and exceptional fisheries resource. The upgrades based on exceptional ecological significance protect waterbodies with suitable habitat verified by the Department to support specified endangered and threatened species and exceptional aquatic community. The Department is additionally proposing to reclassify waters based on trout sampling data and to make other administrative changes to correct or clarify rule language.

For more information, please click here!

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Apr
6
to Apr 14

South Jersey Scrub, Various Locations, NJ

Photo: Nicholas Tonelli

Photo: Nicholas Tonelli

Please join Watershed partners and community members in an organized “scrub” of South Jersey!

There are 21 locations that are part of the South Jersey Scrub in Salem, Cumberland, Mercer, Camden, Burlington, and Cape May Counties!

About the Scrub
Scrub: a strategic, organized cleanup initiative that targets a particular watershed, county, or region. A scrub is a way for people to take action together in one or more individual cleanup events over a period of time, for big impact. A scrub can last just one day or several months!

Why a Scrub?
Look, litter is everywhere... in neighborhoods and rivers, marshes, and bays. By 2050, scientists say there could be more plastic in the ocean than fish. Fortunately, with dedicated volunteers, this is a problem the community can do something about! The 'scrub model' is a fun, effective way to mobilize people and neighborhoods, and get'er done!

Why South Jersey?
There are different interpretations of what "southern" New Jersey is, or if central New Jersey even exists (it does). This spring, watershed partners are gathering to represent Salem and Cumberland Counties. These Delaware Bayshore communities are particularly important because of their coastal rivers and marshes, and people motivated to work together on the issue of trash.

Register online and find out more.

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Apr
6
9:00 AM09:00

Christina River Cleanup, Christina River Basin, DE & PA

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Please join Watershed partners in an annual, organized cleanup of the Christina River, a tributary of the Delaware River!

The Christina River Watershed Cleanup’s mission has always been the removal of man-made debris from within this beautiful watershed, while raising public awareness for pollution prevention. Since the Cleanup began in 1992, more than 360 tons of tires, appliances, household items, and other trash have been cleared from within the watershed.

Join hundreds of volunteers at multiple locations along the river and help clean an important natural resource in our region! A solid effort is needed each year to keep each of these waterways as free from debris as possible while also improving wildlife habitat.

For more information about the cleanup, please click here!

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Apr
4
to Apr 6

Mid-Atlantic Greenways and Trails Summit, Philadelphia, PA

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Join experts, bikers, and outdoor lovers alike at the Mid-Atlantic Greenways & Trails Summit, held by East Coast Greenway!

The inaugural Mid-Atlantic Greenways & Trails Summit will bring together leaders and advocates of active transportation and greenway and trail development to advance bicycling and walking innovations across the region. 

The summit will celebrate the region's progress in developing the East Coast Greenway and other greenway and trail networks while looking at strategies for further advances throughout Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Washington D.C. 

For more information on the summit, such as speakers and agendas, please click here!

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Apr
2
6:30 PM18:30

Stewardship Series: Bird Migration, Chadds Ford, PA

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Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art is hosting the next event in their Stewardship Series on bird migration on April 2nd in Chadds Ford, PA.

Birds migrate by the billions in spring and fall, flying between their summer breeding grounds and winter ranges. We have many opportunities to enjoy colorful songbirds, soaring raptors, and graceful shorebirds as they pass through our region or stay to nest. At this multi-faceted program, learn: why and how birds migrate; the latest research on hawk migration—and some enduring mysteries; where to see birds during migration seasons; how you as a “citizen scientist” can add to our knowledge about bird migration.

Presenters:
Laurie Goodrich, Ph.D., Sarkis Acopian Director of Conservation Science, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, the renowned raptor research center in Berks County, PA. Dr. Goodrich has coordinated Hawk Mountain’s annual migration count for more than 30 years, and has conducted research on both raptors and songbirds.

Holly Merker, Environmental Educator Birding Instructor; Pennsylvania eBird Lead Data Reviewer. Ms. Merker teaches watershed ecology to school students, leads birding tours and is a volunteer migration counter at Hawk Mountain.

Register and find out more here.

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Mar
30
8:30 AM08:30

Northwest NJ Rivers Conference, Hackettstown, NJ

Photo: Nicholas Tonelli

Photo: Nicholas Tonelli

Please join the Delaware River Watershed Initiative and partner organizations in hosting their NW NJ Rivers Conference in which they will highlight ways to best preserve, protect, and conserve the Delaware River Watershed!

The Delaware River Watershed Initiative is working across four states to protect one source of clean water -- the Delaware River.  In northern New Jersey, the Initiative is active in the Highlands and the Ridge & Valley regions, impacting several tributaries to the Delaware and the communities through which they flow.  Together we all have an opportunity to ensure clean water for generations.

The Northwest New Jersey Rivers Conference invites anyone and everyone who cares about this region, clean water and the River to learn how we can best work to protect its resources:  to conserve, restore, protect, educate, inform and bring communities together to defend and share what we love best.  Enjoy a day of speakers, workshops and community, then take home what you learn to share with others.

Topics will include:

  • Land Use Planning

  • Ecotourism and economic development

  • Financial Planning for Conservation

  • Restoration

  • Highlands Conformance

For more information on the conference, and links to register, please click here!

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Mar
30
8:00 AM08:00

Annual Red Clay Valley Clean Up, Hockessin, DE

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Join the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance for the Annual Red Clay Valley Clean Up!

Where: Volunteers assemble at Ashland Nature Center in Hockessin, DE or in Kennett Square, PA at either Anson B. Nixon Park or the Kennett Area YMCA’s outdoor pool.

Who: Everyone! This is a great event for individuals, families, or school/civic groups. Large groups of five or more are asked to contact us at (610) 793-1090 or email jjordan@brandywineredclay.org to register in advance.

No experience or supplies needed! All necessary supplies (trash bags, gloves, reflective vests, etc.) will be provided. This is a large undertaking and over 700 volunteers are needed to meet our goals!

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Mar
30
8:00 AM08:00

Annual Red Clay Valley Clean Up, Kennett Square, PA

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Join the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance for the Annual Red Clay Valley Clean Up!

Where: Volunteers assemble at Ashland Nature Center in Hockessin, DE or in Kennett Square, PA at either Anson B. Nixon Park or the Kennett Area YMCA’s outdoor pool.

Who: Everyone! This is a great event for individuals, families, or school/civic groups. Large groups of five or more are asked to contact us at (610) 793-1090 or email jjordan@brandywineredclay.org to register in advance.

No experience or supplies needed! All necessary supplies (trash bags, gloves, reflective vests, etc.) will be provided. This is a large undertaking and over 700 volunteers are needed!

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Mar
28
6:30 PM18:30

Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic Management Council Meeting, Upper Black Eddy, PA

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This Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic Management Council Meeting is free and open to the public.

Business Agenda:     Review Mini-Grant Awards

Outside Speakers:     "NJ & PA State Historic Grants & Funding”
                                     * Glenn Ceponis, NJ Historic Trust
                                     * Corey Kegerise, PA Historical & Museum Commission

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Mar
28
2:00 PM14:00

Brandywine Dam Removal Tour, Wilmington, DE

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Please join the UD Water Resources Center & Clean Water Alliance in an informative tour about the dangers of dams and the impacts they have on the natural environment!

Throughout the 20th century our country went “dam-crazy,” disturbing the natural flow of rivers across the country to our benefit and to the environment’s detriment. Now, they are reversing the trend. The tour will provide a 'behind the scenes' look at the removal techniques and engineering work of this complicated dam removal. The tour will also include a discussion of the community and environmental benefits of restoring the river as well as the complex process to embark on such a project. The dam removal is part of a continuing effort to bring back the American Shad, an iconic migratory fish of the Delaware River often referred to as, "the fish that fed our founding fathers."

For more information about this event, and to register, please click here!

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