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Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River hosts the 18th Annual Zane Grey Festival on July 13 in Lackawaxen, PA

Beach Lake, PA: Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will host the 18th Annual Zane Grey Festival on Saturday, July 13, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on the grounds of Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania. The festival…

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DRBC Launches Food Drive Ahead of Meeting in Narrowsburg, N.Y.

WEST TRENTON, N.J. (May 13) – Reflecting the Delaware River Basin Commission’s (DRBC) commitment to communities throughout our shared waters, the agency is kicking off a distributed food drive benefiting food pantries in several upper Delaware River Basin communities. Donations…

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Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Encourages Participation in “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day on May 17th

BEACH LAKE, PA – “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day takes place on Friday, May 17, 2024.   Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River invites the public to help save lives by showing their support for water safety. Upper Delaware…

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Application Period Open for Summer Park Ranger Jobs

BEACH LAKE, PA – Apply now to join Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River for the 2024 summer season. Two announcements, including one position specific for applicants fluent in Spanish, are open on USAJOBS.gov until February 2 and February 5,…

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Young visitors learning about the importance of the Delaware River Watershed at the 16th Zane Grey Festival.

The 17th Annual Zane Grey Festival to be held in Lackawaxen, PA

Beach Lake, PA Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River and the Zane Grey’s West Society will host the 17th Annual Zane Grey Festival.  The free festival will be held on the grounds of Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania from…

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PA Fish and Boat Commission Offers Free July 16 Fly Fishing Lesson

PA FISH AND BOAT COMMISSION ANNOUNCES INTRODUCTION TO FLY FISHING PROGRAM Lackawaxen, PA –The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is providing a FREE Introduction to Fly Fishing Program on Sunday, July 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the…

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National Park Service Looking for a Visual Information Specialist by June 7

Great news: our Visual Information Specialist position is live on USA Jobs. The position is announced in conjunction with several other park units and will remain open through June 7th. As a reminder, this is a Term position with an…

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Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River Thinks Outside the Box with the Junior Ranger Program

BEACH LAKE, Pennsylvania. – Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River celebrates National Park Week, specifically Junior Ranger Day on April 29, 2023, with the launch of a newly designed Junior Ranger interactive, fold-out pocket booklet and wooden Junior Ranger badge….

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view of the Upper Delaware River from a bridge, with ice and snow covering most of the water

Ice Fishing Safety on the Upper Delaware

  Beach Lake, PA – It looks like winter!  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…

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Lindsey Kurnath Named Superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

BEACH LAKE, Pennsylvania. – National Park Service (NPS) Northeast Regional Director Gay Vietzke announces Lindsey Kurnath as the next superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River, located in Pennsylvania and New York state. “Lindsey knows how to bring people…

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