Porcupine Winter Courtship Video

Porcupine Courtship The High Point Preserve is located in Brackney, Pennsylvania and is under the stewardship of the Edward L Rose Conservancy. The Conservancy monitors the local environment and has ongoing projects to make visible the beautiful and often hidden behaviors of local wildlife.  Our local community of native creatures depend on a healthy, natural…

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Fall 2021 Wildlife Video: Feathers, Fur, and Quills

We are blessed with the changing seasons and our local wildlife is in tune with those changes. This video features a variety of local wildlife in and around the Highpoint Preserve in Northeast Pennsylvania. A diverse mix of wildlife mirrors a healthy environment. Wildlife often are active at night, out of our view. We welcome…

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Fall Colors and Wings Video

Sharing seasonal greetings and a short video from near the High Point Preserve, landscape and winged friends. The change of seasons brings dynamic movement of leaves, mist, birds and friends. Wishing you good time with your family this season. Reminder that  even as the temperatures fall, nature is still open. Be kind and take good…

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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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