LACKAWAXEN - Members of the Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River will host another season of “Backyard Biology” and “River Readings.”
    The popular youth programs, will once again be offered through July and August. Backyard Biology teaches children about a variety of biological topics through fun activities. Designed for children ages 7 – 12, Backyard Biology is every Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. from July 2nd to August 13th in the backyard of the Zane Grey Museum. This year’s topics include gardening, composting, water quality, water testing, wildflowers, wildlife, the Delaware watershed and more.
    Through stories and crafts the River Readings program will allow children to learn about the Delaware River and the many animals, insects, plants and trees that can be found along the shores of the river. Children will explore all of the wonders, that the Delaware River has to offer.
    River Readings will be Thursdays at 10:30am beginning July 3rd and will run through August 14th. Come enjoy the shade of the maple trees at the Zane Grey Museum in Lackawaxen, while learning about the natural world. The program is geared to children pre-school aged through first grade.
    The programs are free and all are welcome. To register for either of the programs or to learn about other educational programs offered throughout the summer call 570-685-4871. To learn more about what is happening at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River visit Facebook or visit