Conference season is ZOOOMING upon us

Fall is conference season in the Delaware watershed and they provide lots of ways to stay up-to-date with current research and projects, with a twist: Covid is making them all virtual so there are likely some you could attend without having the expense of overnight accommodation!
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Group dowsing for money to water the Delaware Canal

The Delaware Canal State Park is 60 miles long and 188 years old -- two good reasons to work for its upkeep. A new organization -- Delaware Canal 21 -- is working at building partnerships and gathering ideas to set it on firm financial footing for the next 188 years.
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Bridging the divide: Milford, Pa., mayor shows us how
Here's something worth watching

Here's a movie that will lift your spirits: How Sean Strub found supporters from all sides of our political differences to win his mayoral election.
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Delaware Watershed Leadership: Four voices for the river

Each year, the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed appoints four "leads" -- one for each of the river's four border states -- to amplify the needs of the Delaware River at the state and local level and join with the CDRW to meet with members of Congress to present the needs of the watershed as a whole.
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PennEast Pipeline: Round 2 with the DRBC

The PennEast Pipeline is once again looking for the Delaware River Basin Commission to approve its project, though now in an amended version with Phase 1 just in Pennsylvania.
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Do you know where your watershed is?

Fourteen new signs will welcome travelers to the Delaware River Watershed in the New York counties of Broome, Delaware and Sullivan.
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Maybe it’s time to have a bake sale for the DRBC
Editorial report

Here we go again: Why does the DRBC get shortchanged when its work is important to four states and the federal government? And it's the feds that are the real deadbeats, owing the DRBC more than $15,000,000 over 21 years.
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‘The Water We Share’: Religious Leaders Make a Call to Action

No matter what your religous affilation, there's a scriptural basis for environmental action to protect our water, according to religious leaders who spoke at the annual dinner of the Lehigh Dialogue Center, held at the Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley.
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Meeting Thursday on F.E. Walter Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are reviewing the operations of the F.E. Walter Dam in a three-year study and are holding a public meeting about the study on Jan 9, 2020 in White Haven, PA
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Complex computer modeling assesses Delaware River health
Third in a series: dissolved oxygen and the Atlantic sturgeon

Because the Delaware River is so much cleaner, the Atlantic sturgeon, an endangered species, has returned. Sometimes, in some areas of the river, there's not enough oxygen for their young to thrive. The Delaware River Basin Commission is working on a model to see what's needed to support those young fish.
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DRBC listens to long list of problems with PennEast and many demands to shut down its application

Lots of people and organizations spoke out against the PennEast Pipeline at the Dec. 11, 2019 meeting of rthe Delaware River Basin Commission.
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