Litter Leaders

Photo: Participating in a Westfall Township clean-up were, from the left, UDC Resources & Land Use Specialist Shannon Cilento, Janet Klimowich, UDC Secretary Ashley Hall-Bagdonas, Dawson Smith, Heather DePietro, and Sarah Hall-Bagdonas, along with their photographer, Jacob Lerner. NARROWSBURG – More than 300 volunteers fanned out among the 15 bi-state communities surrounding the Upper Delaware…

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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 has awarded $31,932.81 to participating member municipalities as an investment of the Council’s operating funds…

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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 shad in the Delaware River is a timeless rite of spring that has taken place…

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NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) submitted comments on April 23 in support of rehabilitating the Skinners Falls, NY-Milanville, PA Bridge as the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation lead agency considers whether to repair, replace, or remove the 1902 interstate Delaware River crossing. Specific points offered by the non-profit organization are that: 1) The…

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Litter sweep t-shirts displayed

LITTER SWEEPERS: Team Lackawaxen proudly displays the Upper Delaware Litter Sweep t-shirts they earned while collecting 1,300 lbs. of roadside trash during a four-hour pick-up along three miles of Masthope Plank Road in Lackawaxen Township, PA on the first day of the April 17-25 event coordinated by the Upper Delaware Council. The intrepid team included,…

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The Upper Delaware Council’s first-ever “Upper Delaware Litter Sweep” will kick off on Saturday, April 17, and proceed daily through April 25 with clean-up events hosted throughout the 15 towns and townships within the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River corridor of New York and Pennsylvania. Thank you to all the volunteers who are working…

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Rep. Antonio Delgado

April 12, 2021 Press Release by the Office of U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (Photo by Shannon Cilento, Upper Delaware Council) CALLICOON, NY – Today, U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (D-NY-19) announced the formation of the Congressional Delaware River Watershed Caucus. Co-Chaired by Congressman Delgado and U.S. Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-1), this bipartisan caucus will give voice…

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August 23, 2012

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) announces the release of the Spring 2021 issue of its newsletter, “The Upper Delaware.” Featured articles include: “DRBC Bans Natural Gas Drilling; PA Lawsuits to Challenge Ruling”; “UDC Hosts First Upper Delaware Litter Sweep”; “Delaware River Study Discovers Microplastics in 100% of Samples”; “[Skinners Falls-Milanville] Bridge’s Future…

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Photo Caption: Bold Gold Media staff and Park Ranger Susie Kaspar enthusiastically wear their life jackets to work.

Beach Lake, PA – Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River invites the public to help save lives by showing their support for water safety on “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day on Friday, May 21, 2021.  Since 1980, there have been 69 drownings on the Upper Delaware River however nobody has ever drowned wearing a…

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