Sorrenti's Cherry Valley Vineyard wants to help FOCV & the Pocono Wildlife Rehab and Educuation Center!
On Wednesday, April 22nd at Pizzeria Mama Lucia at Cherry Valley Vineyards, for each pizza, wrap and entree you purchase we will donate $1 in your name to "Friends of Cherry Valley". ( Their mission is to conserve and enhance the natural and cultural resources, rural character and scenic beauty of the Cherry Valley area.
In the wine tasting room at Cherry Valley Vineyards, for each bottle of wine you purchase we will donate $1 in your name to Pocono Wildlife and Rehabilitation and Education Center ( Their goal is the provision of humane, professional care for injured and orphaned wildlife for the purpose of return to the wild.
Support FOCV and celebrate Earth Day!




Just a few minutes from downtown Stroudsburg is a modest rural valley that has been treasured by local residents since it was settled in the early nineteenth century.  A Sunday drive along the fifteen-mile  long valley, which extends from Delaware Water Gap to Saylorsburg, has long been a popular scenic diversion. Bicyclists enjoy the quiet vistas and the absence of traffic.  Hikers on the Appalachian Trail look down on the meandering creek, woodlands and pastures, hoping to view hawks or eagles.   Farms in the valley are still called by names of residents who many years ago made their mark on this special haven from modern urban life.

Valley friends and residents, new and old, are working hard to conserve Cherry Creek, its watershed, its numerous and sometimes rare plants and animals, and to help farmers maintain the open fields and forests to be enjoyed by future generations. 

Nearly 2000 contiguous acres have already been protected by donation, purchase or easement. Assistance has come from local landowners, conservation organizations, the Monroe County Conservation District, and local, county and state government.

More support is needed than is currently available, so residents plan to invite the National Fish and Wildlife Service to consider establishing a National Wildlife Refuge by purchasing land from interested and willing sellers. The Fish and Wildlife Service is interested in the idea. Refuge status would bring significant financial resources to help meet the areas conservation and development concerns.

A Refuge typically allows recreational uses, but it is not a National Park. The many plant and animal species to be protected are of more scientific than popular interest, so, although regulated visiting of refuges is permitted, public use would  likely not be extensive. 

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