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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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Raptor Nest Project – Week 4 2021

The Great Horned Owl pair continues to nest as the weather moderates.  Much of the snow that was surrounding the nesting bowl has melted. Check the VIDEO LINK ;  The male looks to be successful at bringing food to the female who has been doing all the egg sitting.   Looks like ‘legs’ were on the…

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Great Horned Owl Nest – Week 3 Update 2021

Raptor Habitat Project Update – Great Horned Owls Nesting with Two Eggs Highlights from week 3 of the Great Horned Owls’ nesting in Brackney, PA. The mother owl is doing all the incubating. She stretches and leaves the nest for short periods before dawn and after dusk. The male owl is bringing food the his…

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Week 2 of the Great Horned Owls nesting Feb 2021

Week 2 of the Great Horned Owl nesting adventure: The pair of Great Horned Owls look committed to the nesting adventure on the raptor nest built for the local Raptor Habitat project. Video highlights: The first egg was laid on Feb 5, followed by a second egg 5 days later. The motion activated cameras have…

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Raptor Report – Nesting Project Update

Great Horned Owls Nesting News The great horned owl (Bubu virginiarus) is a native nocturnal predator that lives in the HighPoint Preserve, in NE Pennsylvania.   We have seen Great Horned Owls taking prey of various rodents and even a Mallard Duck.  The owl has powerful, taloned feet and large, yellow eyes.  The female owl…

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Fishers in Highpoint Preserve

The Fisher is native to the North East USA and is a member of the weasel family.  Fishers are aggressive hunters and prey on squirrels and other small mammals. The fisher is one of the few successful predators of porcupine. Fishers are very agile and can quickly climb trees after prey, and can reverse their rear…

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Fall 2020 Conservancy Currents Newsletter

With 2020 bringing changes to our world from the Covid-19 Pandemic to masks and physical distancing, it is good to have places that can bring us back to nature and provide a peaceful grounding to who we are. The Fall 2020 newsletter contains a reminder of the mission of the Edward L Rose Conservancy and…

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Fall 2020 Wildlife – Raptors and Rodents

This video is a salute to the Fall of 2020 and some the special wildlife living in and around Silver Lake and the High Point Preserve. The raptors and rodents are part of the dance of living threads in the tapestry of the environment, of which we are all a part. There has been an…

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