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Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational River Seeks Volunteers to be Watershed Stewards

  Upper Delaware S&RR News Release Release date: May 13, 2019 Contact: Jessica Newbern, Biologist JNewbern@nps.gov; (570) 729-7842 ext. 3301 BEACH LAKE, PA – If you are someone who enjoys spending time outdoors, consider yourself to be a “people person”,…

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Statement from Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River on the Resumption of Full Operations

Release date: January 28, 2019 Contact(s): Kristina Heister, Superintendent; 570-729-8251 x2225 Beach Lake, PA – With the enactment of the continuing resolution, staff at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will resume regular operations on Tuesday January 29, 2019. The…

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Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River Accessible to Public during Government Shutdown

Beach Lake, PA – During the shutdown of the federal government due to the lapse of appropriations, national parks will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures. Park roads, lookouts, trails and grounds at…

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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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Corwin Farm House

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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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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