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    DELAWARE CURRENTS ON WJFF-FM

    Meg McGuire is a regular guest on WJFF's program "Making Waves." The show is on every Monday at 8 p.m., Meg is on every third Monday to talk about current issues on the Delaware.

Tank Creek,  one of six Pocono streams that could be classified as Exceptional Value. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Clean Streams Panel at East Stroudsburg University
Our Pocono Waters

PennFuture’s panels on the value of Pocono streams.

A room full of river people here in Cape May to share knowledge and maybe even have some fun!! PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

The 6th Annual Delaware River Watershed Forum: A story told in tweets!!

A room full of river people here in Cape May, N.J., to share knowledge and maybe even have some fun!! PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

The upper river, as seen from the bridge in Lordville, N.Y. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

How much water, when, and how cold it should be will be examined by a revived DRBC committee

The upper river, as seen from the bridge in Lordville, N.Y. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Jane Swift, from PA DCNR, leads the retreat attendees in a tree identification program (in the rain) at the Highlights Foundation site in Boyds Mills, Pa. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Turning Passion into Stewardship
Women and Their Woods

Women and Their Woods is a retreat held every two years to give women the resouces and knowledge they need to care for their woods and share that knowledge with others.

Not many sewer plants have a view like this. One of the settling tanks in the foreground and the mist-shrouded hills above Hancock, N.Y. in the background. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

What happens after you flush and why it matters to the Delaware River

You’re not going to believe me, but it’s fascinating.
There are big-city wastewater treatment facilities with a lot more bells and whistles, but seeing this system in Hancock, N.Y., gives you a pared-down version of a vital process.

The welcome sign for the growing conservation effort in Cherry Valley, Monroe County, Pa., which is being helped by the Land and Water Conservation Fund. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

The Land and Water Conservation Fund: Bringing the puzzle pieces together (at least for a little while longer)

The welcome sign for the growing conservation effort in Cherry Valley, Monroe County, Pa., which is being helped by the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

The "new" Cherry Creek after it's been naturalized and made attractive for trout. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Trout need clean water – so do we

To most of us, they are just spidery lines on a map, and the most contact we have with them is driving over some small barely noticed bridge.

But small streams named and unnamed are home to our water supply and to trout. Trout need clean water, and so do we.

Fun AND science AND kids-- it's what BioBlitz is all about! Emmet Spooner is looking for mussels in the West Branch of the Delaware River. PHOTO BY DAVID SOETE

No fanfare, no half-time show: the Biology Super Bowl takes place in the Upper Delaware
BioBlitz 2018

Fun AND science AND Kids: It’s what a BioBlitz is all about. Emmet Spooner is helping his mom and dad look for mussels in the West Branch of the Delaware River. PHOTO BY DAVID SOETE

East Branch, from Hancock, looking upriver. This year's BioBlitz happens a little south of here in Starlight, Wayne County, Pa. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

Hear ye! Hear ye! Time for the BioBlitz in the Upper Delaware!!
Get to the BioBlitz on June 30th

Learn all about the Upper Delaware BioBlitz with Nicole Slevin from Cornell Cooperative Extension (Sullivan County) in an interview on hydro-powered public radio.

The Red Knot standing at the entrance to the Dupont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor is considerably bigger than its namesake, which is about the size of a Peppermint Patty. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE

All you can eat buffet is for the birds on Delaware’s bay shore

The Red Knot standing at the entrance to the Dupont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor is considerably bigger than its namesake, which is about the size of a Peppermint Patty. PHOTO BY MEG MCGUIRE Delaware has rolled out the welcome mat for some interesting marine and avian tourists: the horseshoe crab and a celebrated bird,…

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