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Among recent posts: video of bald eagles floating on an ice floe in the river, tourism news and art happenings at Peters Valley School of Craft, and a winter scene from the Appalachian Mountain Club Mohican Center.

Updates from the Scenic Wild Delaware River

Spring brings growing interest in traveling to the Scenic Wild Delaware River. Make sure your entries on the SWDR National Geographic MapGuide are up-to-date, interesting, and ready to attract visitors. Recently updated listings are more likely to be featured on the home page. And in each newsletter, we’ll feature three or four entries updated in the past month.
Easy ways to keep your content fresh:

  • Photos—Upload new images. Use a seasonal photo as the first image, which represents your site, event or business in the galleries.
  • Dates—Update event dates, business hours, and other information for 2017.
  • Special offers—Add offers, packages and promotions to your listing.
Make Your Updates Here
By mid-March, most of the bald eagles that winter along the Upper Delaware River will be migrating north to their breeding areas. On weekends, get eagle-watching advice at the Upper Delaware Visitor Center, and any day of the week, take your eagle photos to the Catskill Mountains Resort for 10% off your meal.
on the MapGuide
Smithfield Township (PA) voters approved a $2 million fund to protect drinking water, lakes, rivers and streams by conserving forests, wildlife habitat and wetlands that provide flood protection. The Township joins other SWDR localities investing in open space conservation.
Learn more about caring for our Scenic Wild Delaware River here.
Since January, Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, Discover Lehigh Valley, Sussex County Chamber and Sullivan County Visitors Association have represented the SWDR at the American Bus Association trade show and the National Tour Association meeting using our new tour group profile sheet.
—From now through mid-April, part of River Road will be closed some nights to protect breeding frogs and salamanders.
—Public scoping for the Historic Properties Management Plan (HPMP) is open through March 31, 2017. See documents and provide your input online here. Or attend a public meeting:
  • March 8, 6-8 pm, North Warren Regional High School, 10 Noe Road, Blairstown, NJ
  • March 9, 6-8 pm, Room 336 of East Stroudsburg University’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center located at 562 Independence Road in East Stroudsburg, PA.
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area has information on its website, Facebook, and TwitterB. Evans photo: Spotted salamander on River Road.
Our spring/summer promotional campaign will highlight our region’s many engaging events and festivals. Make sure yours are included and up-to-date on the SWDR Geotourism MapGuide. Share this link with others so we have a complete roster to share with visitors and residents alike: Nominate your events.
Upcoming Events Along the Scenic Wild Delaware River
March 4
Saturdays at the Woods (Bethel, NY)

March 11
Second Saturday Honesdale (Honesdale, PA)
March 12
9th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade (Hackettstown, NJ)

April 29
Maple Syrup Festival & 5K Sap Run (Jeffersonville, NY)
May 6
Wild Ramp Festival (Roscoe, NY)
Native Plants - Spring Open Greenhouse (Pohatcong Township, NJ)

May 7
24th Annual Delaware River Run (Port Jervis, NY)

May 7-10
Hackettstown Annual Spring Festival (Hackettstown, NJ)
Drive traffic to your page on the SWDR MapGuide. Download a National Geographic badge and get instructions here.
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