In The Nature Conservancy's Neversink River Preserve, this beaver dam testifies to its healthy ecosystem. MEG McGUIRE PHOTOs
It looks like "just" a regular forest but the Neversink River Preserve is one of New York's largest intact floodplain forests and hosts rare plants and wildlife. MEG McGUIRE PHOTO
The Neversink River, a tributary of the Delaware River, hosts a floodplain forest, which the attendees of the Watershed Resiliency Conference visited as a capstone to the day.
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Building watershed resiliency in the Upper Delaware River region
This is a "Storify" report: a collection of Tweets from a workshop sponsored by the Pinchot Institute and Friends of the Upper Delaware, and hosted by the Sullivan County Division of Planning & Environmental Management and The Nature Conservancy New York Chapter. First up, Stephanie Dalke who works at the Pinchot Institute for Conservation and Common Waters ...
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