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The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) was established in 1988 as a formal partnership of local, state, and federal governments and agencies which have joined together to manage the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, a true national treasure.

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UDC Awards Grants to Two Towns to Clean Up River and Its Banks

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) voted on May 6 to award a combined $4,408.43 to the Towns of Deerpark and Lumberland through its 2021 River and Shoreline Clean-up Grants. Since initiating the grant program in 2014, the UDC…

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Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Notes a Timeless Rite of Spring, the Spawning Run of American Shad

Photo caption: American shad (Alosa sapidissima). Photo credit: The Pew Charitable Trust. Contact: Don Hamilton, Natural Resources Chief don_hamilton@nps.gov; (570) 729-7842 ext. 3302 An ancient and impressive wildlife migration is occurring in our midst. The spring spawning run of American…


Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Corridor

Upper Delaware Council
211 Bridge Street • P.O. Box 192
Narrowsburg, NY 12764-0192


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Enables local governments to develop projects that support the River Management Plan.

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The Council and its three committees gather monthly. View the meeting schedule.

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blue UDC T-shirt with a map of the UDSRR on it for sale

UDC T-shirts for $15 Donation

Available now for all river and daily activities, royal blue t-shirts with featuring a white UDC Land-Water-People partnership logo on the front and a map of the New York-Pennsylvania river valley on the backside.

These 50/50 Jerzee heavyweight cotton blend t-shirts are available in all adult sizes for a $15 donation to support the non-profit UDC's mission to conserve the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.

Order Now: Call 845-252-3022, email ashley@upperdelawarecouncil.org, or stop by the office. Payment must be by either check or exact cash; credit cards are not accepted. If requesting shipping, please add $2.50 per shirt to cover postage. Read more details >>