Edward L Rose


Conserving Land, Water and Wildlife

In Northeast Pennsylvania

and the Southern Tier of New York

Protecting Your Land

We can help you permanently protect the land you love…

If your vision for your property is one of little change, a conservation easement can be a good option. The Edward L. Rose Conservancy listens to your vision of what you would like to see happen with your land now and in the future, and helps make your vision happen. We are an experienced land trust, and our team can help you meet your conservation goals. A conservation easement is a common tool we use.  

Wood Duck nesting boxes at Little Gem

By elrose | October 26, 2015

Conservancy Volunteers raised two nesting boxes at the inlet to Silver Lake on the Conservancy owned ‘Little Gem’ property. The two cedar boxes are mounted on galvanized poles that can be easily taken down to inspect and clean the boxes annually. There is a galvanized predator guard metal cone mounted on the pole below the…

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Spotted Sandpiper teetering on the edge

By elroseadmin | May 23, 2020

The Spotted Sandpiper is common to many lake and stream shore locations in Pennsylvania, including Silver lake. One of the interesting behaviors is the frequent tail-bobbing action seen as the bird walks along the shore. We have not read of any definitive explanation of the purpose of tail bobbing or teetering, but it starts soon…

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Ducks and Turtles – Spring 2020

By elroseadmin | June 19, 2020

On two floating platforms on Silver Lake in Brackney, PA, Springtime brings ducks and turtles looking for a place of rest. In this video, we see a family of Mallard ducks that we saw earlier in the Spring. The video clips from motion-activated cameras over a two week period, show how quickly the ducklings are…

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