The National Park Service is excited to celebrate the 150th birthday of famed western author Zane Grey. Pearl Zane Grey was born on January 31, 1872 in Zanesville, Ohio a town founded by his mother’s ancestors. Zane would spend his childhood exploring the wilds of Ohio, playing baseball, and writing short stories. Even though Grey…

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Photo: The logo for the Upper Delaware Litter Sweep was created from original artwork designed by Dan Nelson from Happy Tattoo in Honesdale, PA. NARROWSBURG – Volunteers and sponsors are needed for the 2nd Annual Upper Delaware Litter Sweep that will take place in every Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River corridor community starting on…

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  Beach Lake, PA –  Winter is officially here and the ice is officially on the river.  Numerous anglers excitedly anticipate this time of year so that they can participate in one of their favorite cold weather activities, which is ice fishing.  The National Park Service would like to remind everyone of a few safety…

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This letter was unanimously approved at the January 6 Upper Delaware Council meeting. The public comment period has been extended to February 7, 2022.  January 6, 2022 Susan Williams, Project Manager, Senior Civil Engineer Supervisor Transportation Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Engineering District 4-0 Liaison Unit 55 Keystone Industrial Park Dunmore, PA 18512-1516 RE: Skinners Falls,…

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Pictured: Andrew Boyar, Town of Highland Representative, 2022 UDC Chairperson NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) elected Town of Highland, NY Representative Andrew Boyar as its 2022 chairperson at the organization’s annual meeting held virtually on Jan. 6. He succeeds Damascus Township, PA Representative Jeff Dexter. UDC Representatives Aaron Robinson of the Shohola Township,…

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computer rendering of colorful playground equipment

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) recently paid Damascus Township $15,000 to offset the purchase of new playground equipment for the expanding public recreational use of the Damascus Township Park. The funding came out of a $100,000 “Townships, Technology & Sustainability” grant administered by the PA Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) that…

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Kerry posing near Narrowsburg Bridge

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Lackawaxen Township, PA resident Kerry Engelhardt, P.E., as Resources and Land Use Specialist, effective November 22, 2021. In the full-time position, Engelhardt will provide technical support to the non-profit organization and coordinate reviews of land and resource management activities to help…

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Beach Lake, PA – The National Park Service reminds everyone that may be out on the Upper Delaware River this fall or winter in a boat, canoe, or kayak that each person, regardless of age is required to wear a Coast Guard approved personal flotation device (life jacket or PFD) during these cold weather months.…

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NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a public presentation on “Conservation Initiatives and Funding Gaps: How the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) May Help” on Tuesday, November 16, at 7 p.m. in the UDC office, 211 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, NY. Upper Delaware River valley county, town, and township officials could benefit from…

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Panoramic view from the look out on the Bouchoux Trail.

  The early fall can be a great time of year to get outdoors!  Have you heard of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River’s Take a Hike! program?  To get people to enjoy the outdoors and hiking, Upper Delaware has partnered with the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, the Pennsylvania Game Lands, Sullivan County,…

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