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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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home of Zane Grey, a National Park Service historic building

Zane Grey Museum at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River to Remain Closed

Beach Lake – Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River’s Zane Grey Museum will remain closed until further noticed. The National…

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Darren Boch Named as Acting Superintendent at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

Beach Lake, PA – The National Park Service named Darren Boch as the acting superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. He will arrive at the park on June 8 and is expected to serve in an acting capacity…

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silvery fish

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 An ancient and impressive wildlife migration is occurring in our midst. The spring spawning run of American shad in the Delaware River is a timeless rite of spring…

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Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Encourages Participation in “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work” Day on May 15th

Photo Caption: Wallenpaupack Primary School teachers enthusiastically participating in “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day” 2019. Beach Lake, PA – Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River invites the public to help save lives by showing their support for water…

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Ten Mile River Access Closed to Trailered Boat Launching Beginning this Season

Beach Lake, PA – Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River is announcing that, beginning this recreation season, the Ten Mile River Access will be closed to trailered boat launching and retrieval. When the site opens to the public this year,…

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Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River is Modifying Operations to Implement Latest Health Guidance

Beach Lake, PA – Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River is announcing modifications to operations to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and Pennsylvania Governors Administration to close any non-life sustaining…

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along side the Delaware River on Route 97

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River to Correct Canal Era Property’s Name and History

Contact(s):    Acting Superintendent Jessica Weinman jessica_weinman@nps.gov (570) 729-8251 ext. 2225 POND EDDY – “What’s in a name?” asked William Shakespeare. “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”   After research uncovered historical inaccuracies,…

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Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Welcomes Jessica Weinman as Acting Superintendent

Release date: Immediate Contact(s): Kristina Heister kristina_heister@nps.gov (570) 729-8251 ext 2225 Jessica Weinman will arrive on February 3, 2020 as the acting superintendent of Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River. She will serve in this position until approximately May 30,…

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