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Conservancy Currents Newsletter Summer Fall 2021

The Fall of 2021 is upon us and the good work of the Edward L Rose Conservancy continues. The Conservancy Currents newsletter brings information on conservation easements and land use. With sadness, we send news of the passing of Jesse Wells of Montrose, PA. Jesse has supported the Conservancy and worked to care for the…

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Great Blue Heron Closeup on Floating Platform

One of the long term environmental projects of the Conservancy is the annual deployment of floating platforms.  The cedar timber platforms were built by volunteers and early in the Spring are anchored in a shallow end of the lake.  The platforms have been used successfully by nesting birds such as geese and ducks, and by…

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Impromptu Bakes Sale brings Donation to E L Rose Conservancy

Two generous young ladies on vacation were inspired to create a project to generate some donations for the Edward L Rose Conservancy. With one day of inspiration, Maya and Giulia did some baking and put together a lake side BAKE SALE with refreshments. All of the proceeds were donated to help the Conservancy. The BAKE…

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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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