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‘Friends of Bramley Mountain’ Push For Return of Fire Tower

DELHI - The Friends of Bramley Mountain Fire Tower are pushing to establish a new fire tower. The trail is located on Glen Bernie Road in Delhi, near the intersection with County Route 18, or 3.3 … more

Turkey Take

Brothers Freddy Dell’Aquila (15) and John Dell’Aquila (18) harvested turkeys three hours apart in Tompkins on Saturday, May 16. Freddy’s bird (left) weighed 18 lbs 4 oz., had an 8 … more

Materials Available From DRBC’s May 12 MACC Meeting

DRBC’s Monitoring Advisory and Coordination Committee (MACC) met on May 12.  Materials from the meeting are available at www.nj.gov/drbc/about/advisory/MACC_may2020.html.   The … more

Sojourn Via Zoom

The decision has been made to cancel the 2020 Delaware River Sojourn, but, that doesn’t mean that we don’t miss our Sojourn Family. A sojourner suggested we hold a virtual campfire … more

Pepacton, Cannonsville Reservoirs Reopen For Boating

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the reopening of the Cannonsville and Pepacton reservoirs for recreational boating, effective May 29. The opening of boat … more

Finding Hope In the Forest

“Hopeless” is a word I thought I knew, but later came to “realize” through experience. The definition of “hopeless” is to feel despair about something. I believe … more

New York State Estimated Wild Turkey Harvest Spring 2019

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has changed the way that seasonal turkey harvest is reported. In the past, DEC only summarized the number of birds actually reported … more

Talk Turkey!

Birdwatching Scavenger Hunt Underway Now

Amidst the plethora of cancelled programs, self-isolation and social-distancing practices, Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society (DOAS) presents a way to get outdoors and perhaps view some beautiful birds … more

DRBC Joint Meeeting Postponed

The annual joint meeting of Delaware River Basin Committee’s Monitoring Advisory & Coordination Committee (MACC) and the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary’s Science & Technical … more

DRBC To Meet Remotely

The Delaware River Basin Commission’s Water Quality Advisory Committee meeting will take place remotely on Thursday, April 30, at 9:30 a.m. Join this GoToMeeting from your computer, tablet … more

Recreational Boating Season Postponed On Catskills Reservoirs By DEP

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced Friday, April 18, that it will postpone the opening of its recreational boating season becausandemic.  The season was … more

UDC Seeks Proposals For River, Shoreline Cleanups

The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) will accept applications through May 22 for its 2020 River & Shoreline Cleanup Grants Program. Since 2014, the UDC has disbursed $26,934.34 in support … more

Delaware River Named ‘River Of the Year’

The Delaware River was named “River of the Year” by American Rivers Upper Delaware River Region, New  York and Pennsylvania , The Delaware Highlands Conservancy has … more

Trees Tracking Time

Well, I see that the calendar changed from December 2019 to January 2020; I thought we’d be riding hover boards to work by now. In any case, after the New Year is when I begin paying attention … more

UDC Committees to Meet

The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will hold the next monthly meetings of its Project Review Committee and Operations Committee on Tuesday, April 28 , at 6:40 p.m.  Call-in instructions can be … more

General Clinton Canoe Regatta Is Canceled

BAINBRIDGE - The General Clinton Canoe Regatta has been canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19. The coveted race, which historically takes place on Memorial Day weekend, which this year is May 22-25, … more

DEC, State Parks Encourage Responsible Recreation During COVID-19 Crisis

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Conservation (State Parks)  encouraged New Yorkers to engage in responsible … more

DEC Releases New York’s Hunting Safety Statistics For 2019

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced that the 2019 hunting seasons in New York were the safest on record. DEC documented seven tree … more

DEC Releases Draft New York State Forest Action Plan

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced the release of the draft New York State Forest Action Plan for public review and comment. The State Forest Action Plan … more
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