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Celebrating 50 Years of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act

Photo: The Upper Delaware River flowing past lush forested landscapes. Credit: David B. Soete BEACH LAKE, PA – In the days of fur trappers and pioneers, free-flowing rivers were the lifeblood of commerce, transportation and fisheries across America. Today, they…

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NPS Welcomes Aquatic Ecologist to Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Staff

Photo: Andrew Weber named as the aquatic ecologist for Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. BEACH LAKE, PA – Superintendent Kristina Heister announced the appointment of Andrew Weber to the position of “Aquatic Ecologist” at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational…

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National Public Lands Day Community Volunteer Event

2018 NPLD Corwin Farm Saturday, September 22nd join volunteers to remove invasive plants and weeds from the D&H Canal bed at the NPS Corwin Farm Ranger Station.  Click on the flyer link for more information.

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August train derailment

Train Derailment on the West Branch of the Delaware River

Beach Lake, PA – Yesterday at 2:01 am a west-bound train, departing from New Jersey heading to Binghamton, with 4 locomotives and 63 railcars derailed west of Hale Eddy Road in the Town of Deposit, New York. Diesel fuel leaked…

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Family Fun at 14th Annual Zane Grey Festival

Beach Lake, PA – The Upper Delaware S&RR and the Zane Grey’s West Society will host the 14th Annual Zane Grey Festival.  The free festival will be held on the grounds of the Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania from…

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June 2 National Trails Day

Celebrate National Trails Day with Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Beach Lake, PA – On Saturday, June 2, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will celebrate National Trails Day in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the National Trails…

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American Shad Float Trip

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River to celebrate American shad, World Fish Migration Day, and the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act on May 19th An ancient and impressive wildlife migration is occurring in our midst. The…

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NPS Life Jacket promotion to save lives

Wear Your Life Jacket To Work Day

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Encourages Participation in “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day on May 18th  Beach Lake, PA – Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River invites the public to help save lives by showing their support…

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UPDE NPS Hires Planner

Photo: Land Use Planner Jennifer Claster to join NPS Staff at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River BEACH LAKE, PA – Superintendent Kristina Heister announced the appointment of Jennifer Z. Claster to the newly-established position of “Community and Land Use…

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UDSRR Statement on the Resumption of Visitor Services

Statement from Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River on the Resumption of Visitor Services Following End of Government Shutdown Release date: January 23, 2018 Contact(s): Kristina Heister, Superintendent; 570-729-8251 x2225 Beach Lake, PA – Following the enactment of the continuing…

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