Rest, relaxation, and conservation in the Poconos
Published on March 19, 2018 with Keystone Edge.
Last year, Pocono-area hospitality leader Rory O’Fee was driving near the Lackawaxen River when a winter-feeding bald eagle swooped within ten feet of his car. It’s an experience that wouldn’t have been possible even a few decades ago, and one he had a direct role in facilitating.
Bald eagles nearly disappeared from northeastern Pennsylvania in the 1970s, but are making a comeback along the state’s waterways, including the Lackawaxen and the nearby Delaware River. Sighting a bald eagle tops the to-do list for many travelers to the Pocono Mountains region, along with skiing, hiking, summertime lake and river sports, or just taking in the views. Read more.