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Member, Volunteer, and Friend Community Picnic

Sullivan County, NY

Sat, Sep. 06, 2014 – 12:00pm to Sat, Sep. 06, 2014 – 4:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a free picnic to say thank you to our wonderful members, volunteers, and supporters outdoors at our beautiful Bethel, NY office.   Enjoy - Live bluegrass music with Little Sparrow A 'Live Birds of Prey' presentation with Bill Streeter of the Delaware Valley Raptor Center A Tree ID walk on our new woodland trail Crafts, games, fun, delicious food, and much more!   This event is free, but please RSVP by September 1 if you plan to attend -  call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, email info@delawarehighlands.org, or complete the form below.  *** Please put SWAN LAKE in your GPS or in Mapquest for accurate directions. *** Click for driving directions.

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Tour of the Hauenstein Apple Orchard

Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association

Sat, Sep. 13, 2014 – 1:00pm to Sat, Sep. 13, 2014 – 3:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

John Esslinger of the Penn State Extension will lead the tour and discuss apple varieties, site selection, planting procedures, pruning for fruit production and fruit-tree spraying basics. Orchard is at 188 Pleasant View Drive in Pleasant Mount. Information: Craig at 570-253-4161.

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Celebrate TrailKeeper's 2-Year Anniversary!

Hickock Brook, Sullivan County, NY

Sat, Sep. 20, 2014 – 11:30am to Sat, Sep. 20, 2014 – 1:30pm

Place: Call for Directions

Come celebrate the 2nd anniversary of TrailKeeper.org, your one-source outlet for information about hiking trails and public lands in Sullivan County. Join the partners at Hickok Brook Multiple Use Area in Highland, NY on Saturday, September 20th from 11:30 am -1:30 pm for an event co-sponsored by NYS DEC, Catskill Forest Association, Bushcraft USA and the Trailkeeper partners. We will hike a trail with a fair amount of elevation change and complete some trail work along our hike. In addition, we will have tree and forestry experts along with us for interesting conversation and information. Participation is free but pre-registration is strongly encouraged. The public can register with Catskill Mountainkeeper by e-mailing or calling Erin Burch at erin@catskillmountainkeeper.org or (845) 707-1326. Please register by September 19th, 2014. Trailkeeper.org, launched in September 2012, is the result of a partnership between the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, Catskill Mountainkeeper, the Sullivan County Division of Planning and Environmental Management, the Sullivan County Visitors Association, Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County and Morgan Outdoors, with support from the National Park Service, NY/NJ Trail Conference, Sullivan Renaissance and the Upper Delaware Council. For more information on Trailkeeper.org, email info@trailkeeper.org or contact Catskill Mountainkeeper at 845-482-5400

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Women and Their Woods Educational Retreat

Camp Susque, Trout Run, PA

Thu, Sep. 25, 2014 – 4:00pm to Sun, Sep. 28, 2014 – 4:00pm

Place: Camp Susque

The Conservancy has partnered with Penn State Natural Resources Extension, PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the US Forest Service at Grey Towers to offer a four-day educational retreat for women forest landowners from across the mid-Atlantic region. To learn more about the event or for an application, visit www.delawarehighlands.org/watw or contact Amanda Subjin at 570-226-3164 or conserve@delawarehighlands.org.

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Fall Hike

Tusten Mountain Trail, Tusten, NY

Sat, Oct. 11, 2014 – 10:00am to Sat, Oct. 11, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: Tusten Mountain Trail

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a 2 hour guided hike and learn about the ecology and history of the area. Remember to wear hiking shoes, comfortable clothes, and to bring water. Registration is required; call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, email info@delawarehighlands.org, or complete the form below.

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Forestry Field Day at Crossroad Tree Farm

Wayne-Lackawanna Forest Landowners Association

Sun, Oct. 12, 2014 – 1:00pm to Sun, Oct. 12, 2014 – 3:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Things to see will include a tour of a hemlock forest timber harvest (in progress), demonstrations of chainsaw tree felling and controlling growth of root suckers in beech. Also talks on tree identification, erosion controls for timber harvests, value of wetlands and the benefits of certification as an American Tree Farmer. Tree farm is at 834 Beech Grove Road in Honesdale. Information: Craig at 570-253-4161.

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Annual General Meeting

For the Delaware Highlands Conservancy Members

Sat, Oct. 18, 2014 – 10:00am to Sat, Oct. 18, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: PPL's Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center

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Little Sparrow and the Eagles

Live Music and Live Birds of Prey

Sun, Nov. 09, 2014 – 2:00pm to Sun, Nov. 09, 2014 – 4:30pm

Place: Sullivan County Museum/Historical Society

Join us for live Americana music and a fascinating Live Birds of Prey presentation from Bill Streeter of the Delaware Valley Raptor Center. Doors open at 1:30 with talented local band Little Sparrow taking the stage at 2pm. At 3:30pm, enjoy “Close Encounters with Eagles and Winter Raptors,” and experience the majesty of hawks, falcons, owls, and eagles up close. This event is open to the public with a suggested $5 donation at the door. Seating is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Peace, Love, Land: 20th Anniversary Celebration

Bethel Woods, Sullivan County, NY

Sat, Nov. 22, 2014 – 5:00pm to Sat, Nov. 22, 2014 – 10:00pm

Place: Bethel Woods

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a very special celebration of our 20th anniversary and of everything we've accomplished together for the lands and waters of the Upper Delaware River region.   Tickets are $125 per person with additional sponsorship levels available:   Bronze Sponsor,  $500 – 2 tickets   Silver Sponsor,  $1,000 – 4 tickets   Gold Sponsor, $2,000 – Table (8 tickets)   Enjoy delicious dinner and cocktails, live music with Little Sparrow and special guests, visit the Woodstock Museum at Bethel Woods, and enter to win in an exciting raffle. To purchase a ticket or sponsor the event, please call 570-226-3164 or 845-583-1010, email info@delawarehighlands.org, or purchase your ticket or sponsorship online.

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Eagle Watch Volunteer Training

Lackawaxen Inn, 188 Scenic Drive, Lackawaxen, PA

Sat, Dec. 06, 2014 – 9:30am to Sat, Dec. 06, 2014 – 11:30am

Place: The Lackawaxen Inn

Join us for an overview of the volunteer program followed by visits to actual monitoring sites. To register or for more information, contact Patricia at volunteer@delawarehighlands.org. • The winter Eagle Watch program runs from January 1st to the beginning of March, weekends only. Volunteers cover morning or afternoon shifts. • Main monitoring areas are Mongaup Reservoir and the Delaware River at Minisink Falls and the Zane Grey boat launch at Lackawaxen. • On site, volunteers collect data on wintering eagles and resident pairs. They educate the public in “Eagle Etiquette” and on how to have the best eagle watching experience. • Volunteers are also needed to help staff booths, do workshops, and participate in other eagle-related events.   Please dress warmly – waterproof boots, hats and gloves – and bring a bagged lunch.

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Eagle Bus Tour

Learn about eagles and their habitat!

Sat, Jan. 17, 2015 – 10:00am to Sat, Feb. 07, 2015 – 1:00pm

Place: Winter Field Office - Lackawaxen, PA

Learn about eagles in our region, how they returned from the brink of extinction, and the habitat they need to thrive while you take a scenic drive with an expert guide on a heated bus and look for eagles. Seats are limited and reservations are required; call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to reserve your spot. $20 for non-members; $15 for members. Dress warmly in layers and wear waterproof boots. Bring binoculars, camera, snacks, and a bagged lunch.  Snow date: Sunday, January 18th Note: Refunds are not issued for trips unless the trip is cancelled due to weather on both Saturday and Sunday.   Photo by Alex R. Westner.

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Eagle Day

Fun for the Whole Family

Sat, Jan. 24, 2015 – 1:00pm to Sat, Jan. 24, 2015 – 4:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a free afternoon of fun for the whole family. Enjoy a presentation with live birds from Bill Streeter of Delaware Valley Raptor Center (two opportunities at 1:30pm and again at 3pm) and other fun activities to learn about eagles and other native birds--including building an eagle's nest! *Note - you do not need to register in advance for this program. LOCATION TBD. Photo by Herb Houghton.

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Eagle Bus Tour

Learn about eagles and their habitat!

Sat, Jan. 31, 2015 – 10:00am to Sat, Jan. 31, 2015 – 1:00pm

Place: Winter Field Office - Lackawaxen, PA

Learn about eagles in our region, how they returned from the brink of extinction, and the habitat they need to thrive while you take a scenic drive with an expert guide on a heated bus and look for eagles. Seats are limited and reservations are required; call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to reserve your spot. $20 for non-members; $15 for members. Dress warmly in layers and wear waterproof boots. Bring binoculars, camera, snacks, and a bagged lunch.  Snow date: Sunday, February 1st Note: Refunds are not issued for trips unless the trip is cancelled due to weather on both Saturday and Sunday.   Photo by Herb Houghton

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Eagle Bus Tour

Learn about eagles and their habitat!

Sat, Feb. 07, 2015 – 10:00am to Sat, Feb. 07, 2015 – 1:00pm

Place: Winter Field Office - Lackawaxen, PA

Learn about eagles in our region, how they returned from the brink of extinction, and the habitat they need to thrive while you take a scenic drive with an expert guide on a heated bus and look for eagles. Seats are limited and reservations are required; call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to reserve your spot. $20 for non-members; $15 for members. Dress warmly in layers and wear waterproof boots. Bring binoculars, camera, snacks, and a bagged lunch.  Snow date: Sunday, February 8th Note: Refunds are not issued for trips unless the trip is cancelled due to weather on both Saturday and Sunday.   Photo by Stephen Davis.

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Eagle Bus Tour - Marion "Becky" Finch Memorial Excursion

Learn about eagles and their habitat!

Sat, Feb. 14, 2015 – 10:00am to Sat, Feb. 14, 2015 – 1:00pm

Place: Winter Field Office - Lackawaxen, PA

Join us to pay tribute to a long-time supporter and volunteer in the most fitting way we know how: by sharing the awesome eagle watching experience.  Learn about eagles in our region, how they returned from the brink of extinction, and the habitat they need to thrive while you take a scenic drive with an expert guide on a heated bus and look for eagles. Seats are limited and reservations are required; call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to reserve your spot. $20 for non-members; $15 for members. Dress warmly in layers and wear waterproof boots. Bring binoculars, camera, snacks, and a bagged lunch.  Snow date: Sunday, February 15th Note: Refunds are not issued for trips unless the trip is cancelled due to weather on both Saturday and Sunday.   *The Estate of Becky Finch generously contributed the funding to pay for this memorial excursion to benefit the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, whose work was valued by Becky.*   Photo by Stephen Davis.

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Little Sparrow and the Eagles

Live Music and Live Birds of Prey

Sat, Feb. 14, 2015 – 2:00pm to Sat, Feb. 14, 2015 – 4:30pm

Place: Tusten Theatre

Join us for live Americana music and a fascinating Live Birds of Prey presentation from Bill Streeter of the Delaware Valley Raptor Center. Doors open at 1:30 with talented local band Little Sparrow taking the stage at 2pm. At 3:30pm, enjoy “Close Encounters with Eagles and Winter Raptors,” and experience the majesty of hawks, falcons, owls, and eagles up close. This event is open to the public with a suggested $5 donation at the door. Seating is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

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