Tag archive for ‘dcnr’
By Staff On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

DCNR Offering Grants to Plant Trees Along Streams

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has $1 million that it wants to share with landowners for planting trees along streams to improve water quality. Forest buffers along stream More...

By Staff On Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Rapid Transit: White Water Paddling March 18 and 19 on Tohickon Creek

White water boating enthusiasts will once again have reason to celebrate March 18 and 19, when the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) releases water from Lake Nockamixon into Tohickon Creek, More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, February 25th, 2016

U.S. again blasts Odette’s development plan; owners, state officials want to move historic tavern to Main Street

View of the River House from the south in the early 1900s. The U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Park Service again blasted redevelopment plans for the former Odette’s site in New Hope in a Feb. 16 More...

By Staff On Sunday, December 27th, 2015

Delaware Canal State Park celebrates new year with ‘First Day Hike’ in New Hope

Hikers at the 2012 First Day Hike on Delaware Canal State Park towpath in Easton. (Photo: Irene Tatariw Trindle) Delaware Canal State Park will sponsor a free guided hike on New Year’s Day in New Hope as part More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

State conservation workers rush to save fish stranded in New Hope canal; request volunteers

Workers with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) were out in force Tuesday rescuing fish stranded by rapidly falling water levels along stretches of the Delaware Canal in New More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, October 5th, 2015

Delaware Canal in New Hope being drained for repairs

DCNR worker adjusts water outflow valve from Delaware Canal in New Hope Monday afternoon. The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) began draining a section of the Delaware Canal in More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Pennsylvania pulls plug on current New Hope mule barge concessionaire; potential new operator emerges

Pennsylvania has terminated its agreement with the current operator of New Hope’s historic mule barge ride, and interest by new players in managing the concession appears to be gathering steam.   The Bureau More...

By Staff On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Opinion: We want the real stone Odette’s building to stay

(Photo: courtesy of Ted Nichols) By Kathryn Ann Auerbach, Preservation is Real The voice of the New Hope Borough Council is loud and clear. HISTORY HAS NO PLACE IN THE FUTURE OF NEW HOPE. The recent decision to More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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HARB says left in dark by Borough Hall on Odette’s re-developent plans; votes down latest proposal

Gateway to New Hope attorney Ed Murphy Developer Gateway to New Hope, LLC continued to press its demand to demolish the historic remains of a 1784 tavern in an appearance before New Hope’s Historic Architectural More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

New Hope section of Delaware Canal on the rise; new park office/visitor center planned

For those who live, work or travel past the Delaware Canal in New Hope on a frequent basis, something unmistakable, yet miraculous by local standards is occurring: the water level in the canal is steadily rising, More...