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Goods from the Woods: Grey Towers National Historic Site

Sat, Aug. 02, 2014 – 10:00am to Sat, Aug. 02, 2014 – 1:00pm

Place: Grey Towers National Historic Site

Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy and the Grey Towers Heritage Association for a series of three workshops geared towards families who own forestland. All ages welcome. Workshop topics include activities for families related to: Mapping Your Property Plant ID and Tree Planting Backyard Wildlife Forest Health Contact the Conservancy at 570-226-3164 or conserve@delawarehighlands.org for more information. Attendees at this event in conjunction with the Festival of Wood at Grey Towers will learn how to find and add value to your forestland and visit an American Chestnut plantation.

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Monarch Butterfly Program with Ed Wesely

Sullivan County, NY

Sat, Aug. 23, 2014 – 10:00am to Sat, Aug. 23, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: Delaware Highlands Conservancy NY Office

For twenty years, Ed Wesely and Barbara Yeaman rescued Monarch butterfly eggs and caterpillars from threatened habitats, reared, and released them. With the help of local school children, they’ve nurtured and released over 6,000 adult monarchs. Come and learn about the monarch life cycle, its migration to Mexico, and threats to its habitat.   This free program will be held at the Conservancy's office in Bethel, NY; prior registration is required. Call 570-226-3164 or 845-583-1010, email info@delawarehighlands.org, or complete the form below to register.

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Member and Volunteer Thank-You 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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Forest Tour with the Pike-Monroe Woodland Owners Group

Lily Pond, Milford, PA

Sat, Sep. 13, 2014 – 9:00am to Sat, Sep. 13, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Join the Pike-Monroe Woodland Owners Group for forest tour. Please contact Mike Roche to register for the event (570-656-6672, miroche@pa.gov).

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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 – 10:00am to Sat, Sep. 20, 2014 – 12:00pm

Place: Call for Directions

Celebrate the second anniversary of TrailKeeper.org with a special event with the TrailKeeper partners at Hickock Brook. Stay tuned for additional details!

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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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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. Stay tuned for additional details!      

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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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