Posts by elroseadmin

Spring Nesting

Part of our mission is to provide and protect habitat for local wildlife. Given clean water, clean air, and native food supply, local wildlife can thrive as a part of our rich, diverse environment. This video gives some close-up views into the hatching of local water-fowl and some private views of gentle, shy creatures.  

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The Spring 2021 Newsletter for interesting reading

The Spring 2021 Conservancy Currents Newsletter brings information on The Amazing Monarch Meet Suzanne O’Neill Joyas Voladoras How Does a Snapping Turtle Cross the Road? A Reminder…You Shop – Amazon Gives Regenerate NY Cost-Share Grants Available for Forest Landowners  

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A Time of Renewal – Spring 2021

The Spring months are a time of renewal for many of the local wildlife. This Spring we have observed a Canada goose nest on one of our floating platforms and have 7 goslings hatch. A Female Mallard Duck selected a wooden planter on a lake dock for her nest site and successfully hatched 10 ducklings.…

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Duck, Duck, Goose….Spring nesting

We enjoy observing the interesting behaviors of local wildlife including nesting behaviors in Spring around the Highpoint Preserve. In this video we observe some Wood Ducks feeding along the shore of Silver Lake and a pair of Wigeons migrating to their nesting ground in the north. A female Mallard duck has claimed a planter for…

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Highpoint Preserve Trail Cleanup 2021

Highpoint Preserve has beautiful mixed hardwood and Hemlock trails.   Each year we ask volunteers to help do maintenance on the trails by trimming branches and clearing trees that have fallen over the winter. This year we had a great team, including Kenna Lou Mills, Scott Heckman, James Matthews, Lindsay Butler, Rebecca Benner, John Renner,…

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Wood Frogs Celebrate Spring 2021

Wood Frogs return to the Vernal Pool at High Point Preserve What brings the feeling that Spring has finally arrived? Geese formations flying North? Robins on the lawn? Wondering if you will consider the Wood Frog? For an amphibian that freezes over the winter, the Wood Frog is usually among the first amphibians to find…

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Great Horned Owls Nesting – Week 5 – March 2021

Week 5 of the Owl nesting; The Great Horned Owls, Luna and Silver,  continue to be doing well at the nest. (There was recently a community activity to suggest and vote on names for the adult owls). The milder temperatures and melting snow have resulted in an uptick in the success of Silver finding a…

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Winter Wildlife Video – 2021 – High Point Preserve

The High Point Preserve is named for being the highest point in Silver Lake township, and is under the Stewardship of the Edward L Rose Land Conservancy. The winter of 2021 has been difficult in NEPA for people as well as for the wildlife in our forests. This video shows a glimpse into the winter…

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Winter 2021 Conservancy Currents Newsletter

The Winter Conservancy Currents Newsletter is out and contains information on current projects and an update on a long-term Deer Exclosure project and other items of environmental impact.   Have you heard of the Spotted Lantern Fly that is an invasive insect that is spreading rapidly in the Eastern USA? The Raptor Habitat project has…

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