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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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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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