Environment


The Pike County Office of Community Planning recently released a Residential Recycling Services Guide to communicate the environmental benefits of recycling, while providing accurate information regarding recycling programs available in Pike County. The recycling guide focuses on educating residents and businesses with including in-depth infographics depicting recycling dos and don’ts, the […]

Pike County Recycling Guide Now Available


Sullivan Renaissance has awarded a 2021 Healthy Community Initiatives Grant to the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) to create litter clean-up kits that will be available for volunteers to borrow free of charge year-round. Designed for use by two people, each kit will contain a five-gallon bucket, a trash grabber tool, […]

Upper Delaware Council Litter Cleanup Kits


The NYC Department of Environment Conservation is offering $750,000 in new competitive grant funding to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed increase resiliency to flooding, protect water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, and improve recreational access and education for all people, including people with disabilities and in environmental […]

Hudson River Estuary Program – Grants Now Available for Hudson ...



The Basha Kill Area Association (BKAA) is inviting volunteers to be trained as water testers in its Water Monitoring Program. This program employs a number of chemical and environmental measurements to insure a sustainable environment in eight locations within the Bashakill. Training for new volunteers for the Water Monitoring Program […]

Basha Kill Area Association – Water Monitoring Training Program


New York – April 1, Pennsylvania – April 3 Opening day of trout season on the Upper Delaware River (UDR) is: New York – April 1 Pennsylvania – April 3 The Friends of the Upper Delaware urge everybody to continue to exercise caution and we hope you all have an […]

Opening day of trout season on the Upper Delaware River


The Pike County Board of Commissioners has announced the a grant-funded Trail Feasibility Study focusing on the Lackawaxen River corridor, between Hawley and Lackawaxen. The study seeks to determine the physical and legal feasibility to construct and maintain a multi-use trail spanning approximately 14 miles from Hawley Borough, at the […]

Lackawaxen River Corridor Trail Feasibility Public Input Requested



(DEC 18) You need land to farm, but access to land is wildly unequal. While roughly 60 percent of agriculture workers are people of color, the vast majority of farm owners are white. How can this deep-seeded inequity be fixed? The National Young Farmers Coalition released a new report, “Land […]

Listen: National Young Farmers Coalition: Making farming more accessible


Hear the latest on the winter storm from the National Weather Service. Jim Brewster, Meteorologist a Senior Service Hydrologist at the National Weather Service in Binghamton, spoke to Jason Dole today at 4:30 p.m.   https://wjff.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/News+Clips+since7+30+20/STORM+UPDATE+DEC+6+-+NWS.mp3      

Listen: Winter Storm Update, National Weather Service


Tis’ the season…hunting season. Deer hunting season for rifles continues until December 13, and muzzle-loader season continues nine days past that. Jeremy Hurst, Big Game Biologist for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) explains how non-hunters can be safe as shots ring out in the woods, how […]

Deer Hunting Safety Tips from Jeremy Hurst, NYS DEC