Susquehanna State Park now features a collection of ancient, carved rock fragments called Bald Friar Petroglyphs. These stones are thought to have been created by American Indians and were once part of a historic island-sized boulder that parted the waters of the Susquehanna River.
Stories of the Susquehanna Valley, a multidisciplinary, multimedia research project that Bucknell University launched in 2010, recently saw the broadcast premiere of a student-produced documentary, the first in a planned three-part video series.
Garrett Island may be changing which federal agency governs over its well-being. This shift could potentially open the location up to greater public access. Garrett Island was once a hotspot for local boaters and may very well be once again.
The captivating John Smith Chesapeake Trail is celebrating its 10 years of adventure. This all-water trail commemorates John Smith’s exploration of the region in 1607-1609 and serves as a must-see historical destination!
The Chesapeake Conservancy is overjoyed to release a personal interview with Sid Jamieson who is a retired lacrosse coach from Bucknell University. Sid Jamieson is Haudenosaunee, the six-nation Iroquois Confederacy and his discussions are inspiring and gripping.
Bucknell students partnered with local farmers and organizations to defend the Chesapeake Bay from pollution. By Matt Hughes Bucknell University Professor Richard Crago, civil & environmental engineering, teaches his students to design solutions that protect and improve the natural environment around them. But he also wants them to remember that people live in that environment too —[…]
The Chesapeake Conservancy has released a virtual tour of the Main Stem and West Branch of the Susquehanna River, allowing viewers to interact with the river virtually, exploring its geography, recreational amenities, and ecological resources through their computer, phone, or tablet. These tours are available on the Chesapeake Conservancy’s website at www.chesapeakeconservancy.org/apps/susquehanna/ and http://chesapeakeconservancy.org/apps/westbranch/ Read more
The historic town of Jersey Shore is located within PA Wilds along the scenic West Branch of the Susquehanna River, just downstream from the confluence with Pine Creek. The town’s location and identity are entwined in its river heritage, yet there is no public access to connect with the rich resources of the river. After[…]
Hickory Edward’s epic quest down the Susquehanna River Dr. Katherine Faull, Bucknell University Kayaking is not just a sport to Hickory Edwards of the Onondaga Nation. It is his way of reviving his nation’s knowledge about its own history and the environment, and also raising public awareness about the ties of the Haudenosaunee to the[…]
Students and faculty at Bucknell University are actively engaged in research focused on the Susquehanna watershed that utilizes multimedia scholarship and is designed to articulate, highlight, and learn from stories that form our region and ourselves. The poster below was shared at the launch of Envision the Susquehanna and at the Susquehanna River Symposium. Click[…]