NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) approved $12,822 in Fiscal Year 2024 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG), bringing the cumulative amount awarded since 1988 to $943,096 to fund 264 municipal projects in the Upper Delaware River Valley. The Council granted $10,000 to the Town of Tusten to develop an Open Space and Recreation Plan…

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UDC State Funding Letter To Governors NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council is appealing to the Governors of New York and Pennsylvania to fulfill the 20% state funding shares anticipated in the 1986 River Management Plan as a “last chance” to sustain the UDC as a functional organization. UDC Solicitor Jason R. Ohliger directed letters…

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NARROWSBURG – The Towns of Deerpark and Lumberland have completed their projects under the Upper Delaware Council’s 2023 River & Shoreline Clean-up Grants program. The UDC’s Operations Committee on Sept. 26 approved reimbursement of the towns’ actual expenses totaling $7,040.13. Since initiating the grant program in 2014, the UDC has awarded $48,403.13 to participating member…

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Photo: Jennifer Garigliano from the NYC DEP most recently addressed the UDC on May 4, 2023. NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation on the “Fall 2023 Dewatering Exercise for the 2024 Delaware Aqueduct Repairs Shutdown” by Jennifer Garigliano, director of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Bureau…

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Honorees at the Upper Delaware Council’s 35th Annual River Valley Awards held September 10, 2023 at Central House Family Resort in Beach Lake, PA with 121 guests included, lower level from the left: Dan Rutledge for the Damascus Township Parks and Recreation Committee (Outstanding Community Achievement); Tom Coacci (Community Service); Heather Jacksy from Sullivan County…

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Upper Delaware Council 2023 Chairperson Aaron Robinson (Shohola Township representative) presents U.S. Congressman Marc Molinaro (NY-19) with a framed photograph of Roebling’s Delaware Aqueduct, taken by retired UDC Resource Specialist David B. Soete, in appreciation for delivering the keynote address at the 35th Annual River Valley Awards on September 10, 2023 at Central House Family…

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Rep. Marc Molinaro

BEACH LAKE – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will honor those who have enhanced the quality of life or protected the resources of the Upper Delaware River Valley at its 35th Annual Awards Ceremony on Sunday, September 10. Reservations are due by Sept. 1. The public banquet will take place at Central House Family Resort,…

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CRISP exhibitors

Leeann Bruetsch, left, Sullivan County Team Leaders, and Mary Keefe, Assistant Program Coordinator for the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership Watershed Steward Program, exhibit at the July 15 NPS Zane Grey Festival in Lackawaxen, PA. NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation on “Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!” by the Catskill Regional Invasive…

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NARROWSBURG – U.S. Congressman Marcus J. Molinaro (NY-19) will deliver the keynote address at the Upper Delaware Council’s 35th Annual River Valley Awards ceremony on September 10 at Central House Family Resort in Beach Lake, PA. Public nominations for these awards that are bestowed upon individuals, groups, communities, and agencies who have enhanced the quality…

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Photo: Dennis & Mayra Sacco from Dingmans Ferry, PA, and Manny & Marisol Martinez from Old Bridge, NJ, were among the UDC’s 95 guests. NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council’s (UDC) 35th Annual Family Raft Trip attracted 95 guests on August 6th to paddle a scenic six-mile stretch of the Upper Delaware River from the…

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