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Summer Saturdays Continue with Programs on the Delaware River Watershed and the Lenape

Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River

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How can you help to keep the Upper Delaware River clean and pristine for future generations? Join Park Ranger Zack Wentzel as he discusses how the volume and cleanliness of the Delaware River supports the regions wildlife and enhances its beauty. The "Delaware River Watershed" will help the audience understand the impact of daily life on the environment and their role in keeping the Delaware River Watershed clean and pristine for future generations. The "Delaware River Watershed" will be presented at 11:30am on Saturday, August 13 at the Firemen's Field in Hancock, New York.
Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River's Summer Saturday programs continue later that afternoon with a step back through time with the Upper Delaware Valley's Lenape Indians. Join Ranger Wentzel at 2:30pm at the Adelia Read Memorial Library to discover artifacts, reproduction tools, clothing and games. This hands-on program will discuss the lifestyle of the Lenape and their ancestors from the Paleo-Indian period and through the Historic Period.
For a schedule of events or for more information on these and other educational programs please contact the National Park Service at 570-685-4871 or check out the park's Special Events page at
Photo Caption: The Delaware River Watershed plays an important role in the natural communities and ecosystems found within the river valley.


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