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Majestic grove of Hemlock trees on the Damascus Forest Trail.

Take A Hike! on the Damascus Forest Trail

Damascus Township, PA – Do you enjoy hiking?  Hiking is a wonderful recreational activity for individuals, small groups, and families.  Have you heard of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River’s Take a Hike! program?  As a way to get people to enjoy…

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Residents of Four Counties Working Together to Address Climate Change in the Upper Delaware River Watershed

Upper Delaware River Watershed Region, NY and PA – Twenty residents of Pike and Wayne Counties in Pennsylvania and Delaware and Sullivan Counties in New York recently completed a 10-session online course in communicating about climate change, organized by a…

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Boaters enjoying a rafting trip while wearing their life jackets.

River Safety on the Upper Delaware River

UPPER DELAWARE SCENIC & RECREATIONAL RIVER, NY/PA – Summer is a wonderful time to come and enjoy the Upper Delaware River whether it is fishing, boating, swimming, or floating.  But being on or near the river has its risks and…

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Picturesque view of Cobey Pond.

Take A Hike! on the Cobey Pond Trail

LACKAWAXEN, PA – Do you enjoy hiking?  Have you heard of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River’s Take a Hike! program?  As a way to get people to enjoy the outdoors, Upper Delaware has partnered with the New York State…

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Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Notes a Timeless Rite of Spring, the Spawning Run of American Shad

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…

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

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Encourages Participation in “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day on May 21st

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…

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National Park Service Implements Mask Requirement Across All Parks and Federal Buildings

Release date:  Immediate Contact:   Ingrid Peterec Ingrid_peterec@nps.gov 570-685-4871 ext. 6609 570-493-1020 (cell) National Park Service Implements Mask Requirement Across All Parks and Federal Buildings Beach Lake – To protect the health of those who live, work and visit our national parks and…

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Joseph A. Salvatore Named Superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

PHILADELPHIA—National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Gay Vietzke has named Joseph A.  Salvatore as the new superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. His new role is expected to begin on December 20. “We are very excited to have…

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Man and woman looking at new D&H Canal historical marker

Delaware and Hudson Canal gets National Park Service funding to update National Historic Landmark (NHL) nomination

Beach Lake, PA — The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River is pleased to announce that $50,000 in National Park Service (NPS) funds have been secured to update the 1968 National Historic Landmark (NHL) nomination for the Delaware and Hudson…

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Northern Snakehead drawing

National Park Service notifies public of northern snakehead (invasive fish) caught in Upper Delaware River

Upper Delaware S&RR News Release Release date:  August 20, 2020 Contact: Don Hamilton (don_hamilton@nps.gov, 570-493-1022 cell/texts). National Park Service notifies public of northern snakehead (invasive fish) caught in Upper Delaware River A northern snakehead (Channa argus) was recently caught in…

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