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UDC Announces Availability of Litter Clean-up Kits

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) is pleased to announce the availability of 12 litter clean-up kits that will be available for volunteers to borrow free of charge year-round. UDC was awarded a 2021 Sullivan Renaissance Healthy Community Initiatives…

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UDC Technical Assistance Grant Applications Due by Aug. 20

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) announces the opening of its Fiscal Year 2022 Technical Assistance Grants (TAG) program. Applications from the UDC’s member municipalities will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 20. Since 1988, the UDC…

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NY-PA Joint Interstate Bridge Commission Approves Construction & Maintenance Plans

RIVER VALLEY – In a brisk 52 minutes, the New York-Pennsylvania Joint Interstate Bridge Commission approved two capital projects and two studies totaling $9,749,088, while also reviewing inspection findings and green-lighting $169,916 for 2021-2022 maintenance for its 10 bridges at…

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Request for Proposals – UDC Business Plan, Economic Analysis

The UDC is seeking an Independent Contractor to develop a long-term fiscal sustainability plan for the Upper Delaware Council Inc. and/or to update a 1995 Lehigh University economic analysis titled Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River: Impact of the River…

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Upper Delaware Council Recognizes Litter Leaders

Photo: Participating in a Westfall Township clean-up were, from the left, UDC Resources & Land Use Specialist Shannon Cilento, Janet Klimowich, UDC Secretary Ashley Hall-Bagdonas, Dawson Smith, Heather DePietro, and Sarah Hall-Bagdonas, along with their photographer, Jacob Lerner. NARROWSBURG –…

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UDC Awards Grants to Two Towns to Clean Up River and Its Banks

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) voted on May 6 to award a combined $4,408.43 to the Towns of Deerpark and Lumberland through its 2021 River and Shoreline Clean-up Grants. Since initiating the grant program in 2014, the UDC…

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UDC Releases Annual Code Enforcement Report, Shows Pandemic Impacts

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) announces the availability of the annual Upper Delaware Scenic & Recreational Corridor Code Enforcement Activities Report. Data collected demonstrates the impacts that the coronavirus pandemic had on building and development activities in the…

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Sullivan Renaissance Awards UDC $500 Grant for Litter Clean-up Kits

NARROWSBURG – Sullivan Renaissance has awarded a 2021 Healthy Community Initiatives Grant of $500 to the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) to create 12 litter clean-up kits that will be available for volunteers to borrow free of charge year-round. The UDC…

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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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UDC Supports Rehabilitation of Historic Skinners Falls Bridge

NARROWSBURG – The Upper Delaware Council, Inc. (UDC) submitted comments on April 23 in support of rehabilitating the Skinners Falls, NY-Milanville, PA Bridge as the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation lead agency considers whether to repair, replace, or remove the 1902…

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