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Giving Tuesday – December 3

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the United States. To help raise awareness of charitable causes and amplify donors’ generosity, Facebook is matching up to $7 million in eligible donations made on Facebook during GivingTuesday 2019. Facebook’s match for GivingTuesday 2019 begins at 8:00 AM Eastern Time (5:00…

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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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Beavers Grooming at High Point Preserve

Beavers have set up a grooming station, on one of the floating platforms at Silver Lake, most nights since August. Beavers regularly move between aquatic and terrestrial environments, and the extended time in the water requires careful maintenance. Beavers spend a lot of time grooming their fur when out of the water, and the floating…

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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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