walking Trail

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will award $25,000 to fund three projects through its Fiscal Year 2021 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) program. That brings the cumulative amount that the UDC has provided to its member municipalities and counties to $916,952 since 1988. In all, 260 projects have been funded. Approved for FY 2021…

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River rocks and rapids

NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation on “Upper Delaware River Geologic Resource Mapping” by James Leone from the New York State Museum & Geological Survey, beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 5, in the Delaware Hall facility at the Narrowsburg Union located at 7 Erie Ave., Narrowsburg, NY. The public is welcome. The monthly…

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Delaware River by David B. Soete

The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) has released a new report, “Making Connections: Roots of Prosperity in New York and Pennsylvania’s Upper Delaware River Region.” Twin launch events took place Oct. 11 at the Friends of the Upper Delaware River (FUDR) office in Hancock, NY and at the Cooperage Project in Honesdale, PA. Speakers included…

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

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) is offering for public sale T-shirts which feature the UDC’s Land-Water-People partnership logo and a map of the New York-Pennsylvania river valley. The shirts, which are colored royal blue with white screen-printing, are available in all adult sizes for a $15 donation to support the non-profit UDC’s…

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new UDC website home page

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) announces the October 5 launch of its new, mobile responsive website at www.upperdelawarecouncil.org It replaces the prior website which had debuted on July 4, 2008 with an entirely updated look and many new features. Created by W Design of Barryville, NY, the website was built to be…

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UDC presentation

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) announces the release of the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of its newsletter, “The Upper Delaware.” Featured articles include: “Reservoir Mishap Creates Concern”; “UDC Honors River Valley Contributors”; “National Park Service Ready for Centennial”; “Delaware River Sojourn Celebrates Birthplace of America”; “UDC Funds Seven River Clean-ups”; “Presenters Educate UDC…

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Fall Upper Delaware Scenic Byway

NYS ROUTE 97 – The Upper Delaware Scenic Byway (UDSB) was voted as the top choice in the Northeastern United States and ranked #2 in the entire country in USA TODAY’s “Best Scenic Autumn Drive” Readers’ Choice contest. Results were announced on Oct. 2 following four weeks of on-line voting. The honor comes as no…

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monarch butterfly

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) voted on Oct. 1 to award $35,000 in Fiscal Year 2016 Technical Assistance Grants for 10 projects that help fulfill goals of the River Management Plan for the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. The latest grant round brings the cumulative amount to $809,325 that the UDC has…

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National Park Service employee

BEACH LAKE, PA – Anya Shaunessy, 2015 graduate from Bucknell University, will help prepare Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River for the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in 2016. She is one of 70 energetic, young Centennial Volunteer Ambassador interns recently selected to spend the next year connecting local communities to National Parks through volunteer…

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