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Mark your calendars for Durham Township Community Day, Saturday, October 14th, 2017, 1 – 4PM on the Village Green. Community Fire Company will have pulled pork sandwiches for sale; the Alex Radus Trio will be performing live 1:30-3:30; Sleepy Hollow Farm will be on hand with free pony rides; local book publisher and author M. A. Shafer will be exhibiting her latest best seller, “Metal Detecting for Beginners: 101 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started” along with metal detecting displays and demonstrations. There will be vintage tractors on display in front of the old mill, if you haven’t registered for a space to display your vintage work horse please call the Township office 610-346-8911. 

There is still room on the Village Green for a few more vendors.  I am looking for 'home grown'.  The ideal vendor would be someone that could explain their finished product from beginning to end.  For example, a beekeeper can explain the amount of work involved with raising bees from the hive to the end product for sale.  This provides a little education along with (hopefully) a sale.  If you know of someone that would like to exhibit their unique wares, please have them contact me at the Township Office:  610-346-8911. 


Join us for a "Walk in Penn's Woods"

at the Fuller Preserve

Join us for a guided walk through the Fuller Preserve, forested land maintained by the Heritage Conservancy.  The trail is a 1.8 mile loop through the woods which passes a Cooks Creek tributary through a lovely gorge and old growth forest.  Rich with wildlife and a large asortment of trees, ferns and plants, a focus of the preserve has also been the chestnut orchard presently being used to develop blight resistant chestnut trees.

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

2864 Slifer Valley Road

Riegelsville, PA  18077

1 pm - 4 pm


Durham Township Environmental Advisory Council

Springfield Township Environmental Advisory Council

Cooks Creek Watershed Association

Heritage Conservancy - Kris Kern


2864 Slifer Valley Road, Riegelsville, PA  18077

It is about half way between Rt. 212 and Rt. 412.  Park along Walnut Lane just to the East of the trail head. 

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Cooks Creek Watershed Association Annual Fall Dinner

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

5 pm till 9 pm at the Springtown Rod and Gun Club

3146 Route 212-412, Springtown, PA  18081

Hors d'oeuvres at 5 pm, dinner at 6 pm (please bring along a covered dish to share) and guest presenter Bruce Stutz will be speaking about "The Lives of the Delaware Tributaries" at 7 pm.  "The Lives of the Delaware Tributaries" gives us a look into the lives, deaths, disappearances, history and natural history of the Delaware River, its tributaries and the people who once called the Delaware River Watershed home.

About the Speaker

Bruce Stutz is the former Editor in Chief of "Natural Lives, Modern Times", "People and Places of the Delaware River", "Chasing Spring", "An American Journey Through a Changing Season: and co-author of National Geographic's "Theories for Everything", an illustrated history of science.  Bruce and his wife Elaine reside in Kintnersville, Bucks County, where he continues to pursue his passion of writing about nature, the environment, science and travel.

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