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Register Now For the Delaware River Sojourn: June 18-25

Volunteer River Cleanup Scheduled for June 17 WEST TRENTON, N.J. (May 12) – Interested paddlers are reminded that it is not too late to register for the 27th Delaware River Sojourn taking place June 17-25. The Delaware River Sojourn combines…

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

Photo: The Hawks Nest section of the NYS Route 97 Upper Delaware Scenic Byway in the Town of Deerpark offers a spectacular landscape. NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) voted on May 5 to award a combined $4,431.13 to…

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Upper Delaware Litter Leaders Make Haste with Waste

Photo caption: Six-year-old Johnny Montana at the Westfall clean-up by the Matamoras Boat Launch on April 24. NARROWSBURG – Nearly 350 volunteers joined the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) starting on Earth Day to avenge the careless dumping of trash that…

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UDC Will Present “The Founding Fish: American Shad on the Delaware River” on May 5

NARROWSBURG — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation on “The Founding Fish: American Shad on the Delaware River” on Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m. at the UDC office, 211 Bridge St., Narrowsburg, NY. Virtual and call-in…

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Sponsors Support Litter Sweep; Clean-ups to Begin on April 22

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) is grateful for the 37 sponsors who are fiscally investing a collective $6,250 in a cleaner environment by making the 2nd Annual Upper Delaware Litter Sweep a reality. As Litter Leaders organize clean-ups…

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UDC Chairperson Andy Boyar, right, makes a point to U.S. Congressman Mondaire Jones during a Feb. 22 visit at the Council's office.

“The Upper Delaware” Spring 2022 Newsletter Out

Seeks Feedback on Newsletter’s Future Photo: UDC Chairperson Andy Boyar, right, makes a point to U.S. Congressman Mondaire Jones (NY-17) during a Feb. 22 discussion at the Upper Delaware Council office in Narrowsburg, NY. NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council,…

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UDC Will Present “Delaware Aqueduct Repair Shutdown Impacts” at April 7 Meeting

Photo: Aerial view of New York City’s Cannonsville Reservoir in Delaware County, NY. NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation titled, “Delaware Aqueduct Repair Shutdown Impacts” by Jeff Skelding, executive director of Friends of the Upper…

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“UDC is on the cusp of financial atrophy”: Delaware Currents

https://delawarecurrents.org/2022/03/15/udc-is-on-the-cusp-of-financial-atrophy/ Starved of funding, the Upper Delaware Council sees an unsustainable future By Meg McGuire Upper Delaware Council, based in Narrowsburg, N.Y., is facing a sustainability crisis. (The UDC advises upper river towns on land-use developments, reviewing them through the…

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UDC Seeks Municipal Proposals for River & Shoreline Clean-ups

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) is accepting applications through April 22 for its 2022 River & Shoreline Clean-up Grants Program. Since 2014, the UDC has disbursed a total of $37,006.71 in support its member municipalities to organize…

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UDC Swearing-in Ceremony

Town of Highland Supervisor Jeff Haas (left) administered the oaths of office on March 3 to Upper Delaware Council officers elected to their leadership roles on January 6, 2022: Vice-chairperson Aaron Robinson (Shohola Township, PA); Chairperson Andrew Boyar (Town of…

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