Posts by sswamin1

Summer time, Kids, and Nature

We as a society have become so protective that our children often do not get the opportunity for free, unstructured play in a natural place.  This weekend, Lilian and her brother Lucas were on a walking bridge at a vernal pool in the Butterfly garden at High Point Preserve. They were having the best time…

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Edward L Rose Conservancy Annual Meeting

Save the Date! Annual Members Meeting Saturday, July 28th, 2018 9:00 am to noon Old OConnor Hall, Binghamton University Learn what your land trust has been doing to conserve land and water in the area you love. Brief meeting followed by a live raptor presentation (red-tailed hawk, snowy owl, and more!) and a guided nature hike at the…

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Frog Call Event – Follow up

The Learn Your Frog Calls event was held this evening, June 3, 2018, from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM,  at the Greenwood Sanctuary.  Our own Kristi Sullivan presented a short program on the local frogs at the Greenwood Sanctuary barn and and participants were engaged  with the information about the frogs and their vocalizations.   The participants…

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Turtles on the Move

This time of year many wildlife, like turtles, are on the move. We have a variety of turtle species that thrive in the ponds, lakes, and forests of NE Pennsylvania and the Southern Tier of New York State. As the weather warms, turtles go in search for new territory, breeding opportunities and quests for food.…

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Spring visitor – Spotted Sandpiper

For the fourth year we have deployed floating platforms in Silver Lake with motion activated cameras installed to capture videos of visitors. We have had many surprises including this year with visits from Spotted Sandpipers. The Spotted Sandpiper is common to the shores of streams, ponds and lakes in NE Pennsylvania and New York. This…

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Scales & Tails – Nature Day Camp at Greenwood Sanctuary

Scales & Tails – Nature Day Camp at Greenwood Sanctuary Instructor: Endless Mountains Nature Center Staff When: August 13-17 Location: Greenwood Sanctuary, Dimock, PA Discover which wild animals have scales and the many types of tails found in the nature. Edward L. Rose Conservancy’s Greenwood Sanctuary is home to many creatures with tails. How do…

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Amphibian and Reptile Workshop and Survey Walk at Salt Springs Park

Amphibian and Reptile Workshop and Survey Walk Instructor: Tim Matthews, Edward L. Rose Conservancy and the Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey (PARS) When: Saturday, June 16th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: Salt Springs State Park Tim Matthews, a representative of the Pennsylvania Amphibian Reptile Survey and the Edward L. Rose Conservancy, will provide general…

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Learn Your Frog Calls

Learn Your Frog Calls Instructor: Kristi Sullivan, Edward L. Rose Conservancy/Cornell University When: Sunday, June 3rd, 7:30 – 9 p.m. Location: Greenwood Sanctuary, Dimock, PA There are seven kinds of frogs in our area and they all have very distinctive calls (hint: none of them says “ribbit” or “croak”). Join us for a brief indoor…

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High Point Preserve Hike and Trail Clean-Up

Head outdoors for a chance to walk the trails at High Point Preserve and enjoy time with other members. Bring some friends along! Meet at the butterfly garden/field at the end of South Silver Lake road. Help clear the trails for the upcoming hiking season. Bring work gloves. Saturday, April 21 at 9 a.m. High…

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Membership – Sweet Deal

March is Maple Month! Invite a friend or family member to join the Conservancy this month and YOU and the new member will each receive a FREE QUART of CORNELL MAPLE SYRUP when they join! JOIN ON-LINE NOW or email us at board@elrose.org

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