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Eagle Bus Tour - Marion "Becky" Finch Memorial Excursion *WAIT LIST ONLY*

Learn about eagles and their habitat!

Sat, Feb. 13, 2016 – 10:00am to Sat, Feb. 13, 2016 – 1:00pm

Place: Upper Delaware Visitor Center - Lackawaxen, PA

*Note: This tour is sold out and is now wait list only.   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 14th 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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Foods of the Delaware Highlands Gala Dinner

The Settlers Inn, Hawley, PA

Sat, Apr. 30, 2016 – 5:30pm to Sat, Apr. 30, 2016 – 10:30pm

Place: The Settlers Inn

The Annual Foods of the Delaware Highlands wine & food pairing dinner at The Settlers Inn celebrates accomplishments in the Upper Delaware River region. The event will feature delicious cuisine prepared with locally grown and produced organic ingredients, paired with appropriate fine wines, as well as exciting auctions celebrating the generous bounty of our local businesses and products.   This year we have again selected two of our community and conservation partners to be our honorary co-chairs: actor, activist, and founder of Water Defense, Mark Ruffalo, and President and CEO of The Dime Bank, Gary Beilman.   Tickets are $125 per person, or 2016 sponsorship levels are as follows: •    $500 Steward: 2 tickets to the event; 2 lines in program •    $1,000 Guardian: 4 tickets to the event; ¼ page in program •    $1,500 Wine Sponsorship: 4 tickets to the event; ½ page in program •    $2,500 Conservator: 4 tickets to the event; Full page in program •    $5,000 Dinner Sponsorship: 10 tickets to the event; Full page in program with premier placement (back cover or inside front cover) Or, for those unable to attend, the $250 Friend level includes 2 lines in the program. Please contact Bethany Keene at land@delawarehighlands.org or call 570-226-3164 x. 1 to learn more and register.   $500 Steward    2 tickets to the event; 2 lines in program $1,000 Guardian    4 tickets to the event; 2 lines in program $1,500 ‘Course’ Sponsorship (Please pick one: RSE___ Reception Sponsor or  __Wine Sponsor) *NEW    4 tickets to the event; 2 lines in program $2,500 Conservator    4 tickets to the event and a $500 credit for use in the live auction; half-page message in program   $5,000 Dinner Sponsorship (One available) *NEW    8 tickets to the event; full page message in program $7,000+ Event Sponsorship (One available) *NEW     8 tickets to the event; full page message in program with premium placement; additional media *Your contribution is tax deductible less $60 per person attending. Download the sponsorship form today and return to Delaware Highlands Conservancy, PO Box 218, Hawley, PA 18428. - See more at: http://www.delawarehighlands.org/newsevents/conservancy-news/95-newsevents/conserveart/281-2014gala#sthash.ub47Lhh2.dpuf    

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Star Watch

Bethel, NY

Fri, May. 06, 2016 – 8:30pm to Fri, May. 06, 2016 – 10:30pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Conservancy and local astronomer John Kocijanski for a free Star Watch program. Watch the stars and planets, observe deep sky objects, and learn how to locate the constellations. Please bring binoculars and/or your own telescope (we will have a limited number available) and folding chairs, if you have them. This event is free and open to the public, but prior registration is required. Please call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to register. In case of inclement weather or cloudy skies, the program will be hosted the following evening, on Saturday, May 7th. Registered participants will be notified of a change in date. Click to download directions (be sure to put **SWAN LAKE** in your GPS.)

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Upper Delaware BioBlitz and Native Plants Walk with Dr. Ann Rhoads

Ten Mile River Scout Camp

Fri, Jun. 24, 2016 – 9:00am to Sat, Jun. 25, 2016 – 5:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

The 2016 Upper Delaware BioBlitz will take place on Friday, June 24th and Saturday, June 25th on the Ten Mile River Scout Camp at the confluence of Ten Mile River and the Delaware River. Teams of scientists and amateur naturalists will converge on the site on June 24th to begin their 24 hour survey. The public is invited to meet the scientists, see what they have collected, and participate in programs such as walks and talks led by the scientists (including our popular annual Native Plants Walk with renowned botanist Dr. Ann Rhoads) on Saturday, June 25th. This is a fun and interesting event for children of all ages and their families to learn about science, see the collected specimens, talk to the scientists and learn about the species in the context in which they were collected. Stay tuned for details on timing and registration. More information will be posted on the event website as details are confirmed.  

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Community Picnic for our Members, Volunteers, and Friends

Sullivan County, NY

Sat, Aug. 27, 2016 – 12:00pm to Sat, Aug. 27, 2016 – 4:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for our annual free picnic to say thank you to our wonderful members, volunteers, and supporters outdoors at our beautiful Bethel, NY office. Enjoy crafts, games, music, guided walks, delicous food, and great conversation.   This event is free, but please RSVP 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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Women and Their Woods Educational Retreat

Save the date!

Thu, Sep. 15, 2016 – 4:00pm to Sun, Sep. 18, 2016 – 4:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Save the date! 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. Stay tuned for details and registration information.

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Fall Hike

Tusten Mountain Trail, Tusten, NY

Sat, Oct. 08, 2016 – 10:00am to Sat, Oct. 08, 2016 – 1:30pm

Place: Tusten Mountain Trail

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for a guided Fall Hike at the Tusten Mountain Trail in Sullivan County, NY on Saturday, October 10 from 10am until approximatley 1:30pm. Enjoy great views of the Delaware River, fall foliage approaching its peak, and traverse a historic stone arch bridge.  Learn about the ecology and history of the area with the Conservancy’s Land Protection Coordinator Jennifer Sherwood. Remember to wear hiking shoes, comfortable clothes, and to bring water for this moderately strenuous trail. Learn more about the Tusten Mountail Trail. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. To register, fill out the form below, send an email to info@delawarehighlands.org, or call 845-583-1010 x. 6.

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Annual General Meeting

For the Delaware Highlands Conservancy Members

Sat, Oct. 15, 2016 – 10:00am to Sat, Oct. 15, 2016 – 12:00pm

Place: Wallenpaupack Environmental Learning Center

The annual meeting of Delaware Highlands Conservancy members.

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Star Watch

Bethel, NY

Fri, Oct. 28, 2016 – 7:30pm to Fri, Oct. 28, 2016 – 9:30pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

Join the Conservancy and local astronomer John Kocijanski for a free Star Watch program. Watch the stars and planets, observe deep sky objects, and learn how to locate the constellations. Please bring binoculars and/or your own telescope (we will have a limited number available) and folding chairs, if you have them. This event is free and open to the public, but prior registration is required. Please call 570-226-3164, 845-583-1010, or email info@delawarehighlands.org to register. In case of inclement weather or cloudy skies, the program will be hosted the following evening, on Saturday, October 29th. Registered participants will be notified of a change in date. Click to download directions (be sure to put **SWAN LAKE** in your GPS.)

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Eagle Watch Volunteer Training

Lackawaxen Inn, 188 Scenic Drive, Lackawaxen, PA

Sat, Dec. 03, 2016 – 9:00am to Sat, Dec. 03, 2016 – 1:00pm

Place: The Lackawaxen Inn

Join us for an overview of the volunteer program followed by visits to actual monitoring sites. New volunteers will meet at the Upper Delaware Visitor Center (176 Scenic Drive, Lackawaxen) at 9am. Then, new and existing volunteers will gather next door at the Inn at Lackawaxen at from 10am-12pm. From 12pm-1pm, attendees will visit the eagle viewing areas.   To register or for more information, email info@delawarehighlands.org or call 570-226-3164. • The winter Eagle Watch program runs through January and February, 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. Volunteers are also needed to help staff our field office on weekends. Volunteers are also needed in 2014 to help staff our field office on weekends in December through March. - See more at: http://delawarehighlands.org/eagles/eagle-news/106-eagles/eagle-news/199-volunteer-eaglewatch#sthash.CmMW0CKa.dpuf Volunteers are also needed in 2014 to help staff our field office on weekends in December through March. - See more at: http://delawarehighlands.org/eagles/eagle-news/106-eagles/eagle-news/199-volunteer-eaglewatch#sthash.CmMW0CKa.dpuf • 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.

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