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Holiday Tote Bag Fundraiser

Support the Conservancy fund raising activity by donating during the Holiday Tote Bag Fundraiser. The beautiful and durable Tote Bags are designed by local artist Peg Miller. You can use the DONATE button on the web site; choose “Conservation” in the donation category. In the “Additional Comments” box, enter “Tote bags”. Figure the Donation amount based on $35.00…

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Saving Hemlock Trees at High Point Preserve

The hemlock woolly adelgid is a small, non-native insect that is killing hemlock trees in the northeast, and Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, is no exception. The Edward L. Rose Conservancy is helping stop this insect in its tracks at High Point Preserve in Silver Lake Township. The Conservancy raised over $9,000 to address this issue thanks…

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Raptor Nest Platform Project Underway

With a Green Communities grant from the Rockwell Collins Corporation, the Edward L Rose Conservancy and volunteers from Rockwell Collins started a project to encourage raptor nesting in Susquehanna County, PA. A survey of possible nesting trees was done and, with the tree recommendation from Craig Koppie, Regional Eagle Coordinator, Northeast Region, US Fish and…

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Green Communities Grant – Raptor Nest Habitat

The Edward L Rose Conservancy is partnering with the Rockwell Collins corporation in Binghamton New York on a Raptor Nest Project. We often see bald eagles roosting and fishing near the High Point Preserve. The goal of this project is to establish a nest site to encourage eagles to breed near the High Point preserve.…

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Save the Hemlocks

Project to Save the Hemlock Trees Our Cornell partners found hemlock woolly adelgid growing on hemlock trees in High Point Preserve several years ago. The adelgid is a destructive, non-native insect pest which presents a serious danger to the hemlock trees along the lake shore and in the High Point Preserve, and could pose a threat…

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Annual Membership Meeting At Binghamton University

Annual Membership Meeting The annual membership meeting of the Edward L Rose Conservancy was held at the Alumni Center of Binghamton University. Highlights of the meeting included reports on Land Use, the Butterfly Garden and  on the monitoring of the local environment by the Cornell team. After the meeting there was an amazing presentation of…

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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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