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MAKE WINTER YOUR TOP BIRDING SEASON

Posted: October 15, 2014 6:16 am

  One of the most common misconceptions about backyard birding is that hardly any birds hang around when winter comes to visit us here in northwestern Pennsylvania.   However, experienced birders know that the coldest months can be the hottest for backyard action.   The key, of course, is that you need to know which birds… View Article


October Senior Walks

Posted: September 19, 2014 9:52 am

              OCTOBER 2014    Presque Isle Senior Walks         Sponsored  by Friends of Tom  Ridge Environmental Center                      All these FREE walks begin at 9:30 a..m.   Walks: October 2    Bay and Old Lake Road Walk  1.5 Miles   … View Article


LET’S TALK ABOUT THOSES HOLES YOU SEE IN THE TREES ON PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: August 29, 2014 5:25 pm

Usually we think of the forests we see and visit as a natural habitat, or place to live for a wide range of animals, birds and plants. Whenever I am able to talk to visitors on the park and the subject of the park’s woods and forests, the topics turn to mammals, insects, and birds…. View Article



HINTS ON CREATING A BIRD FRIENDLY GARDEN – – # 1

Posted: April 18, 2014 7:20 am

On my many visits to Presque Isle, I know I have taken one thing for granted,   It is that with the proper environment  there will always be many, many wonderful birds and waterfowl making my day just sparkle with music and interest.   Birds have inspired mankind through the ages, bring joy, song and color to… View Article


HOW BIRDS SURVIVE WINTERS – – HOW WE CAN HELP

Posted: December 13, 2013 5:46 pm

  Winter winds that whistle around your house and on Presque Isle and temperatures that make outdoor activities for us humans less than fun are on the way.  Many folks move south for the winter where boating, golf and fishing are possible in the milder weather.  May Erie birds also migrate south , too.   They… View Article


CREATING BIRD-FRIENDLY LANDSCAPES – -AND – – ANSWER TO WHERE AM I AT

Posted: April 17, 2013 6:54 am

       Answer to the last blogs  “Where am I at on Presque Isle” I WAS AT – – -The beginning of the Northeast end of Pine Tree Trail about 200 yards from the old Fog Station Foundation.     This is a wonderful and easy trail to walk and explore.    Right now the grass is just thinking… View Article




WATCHING PRESQUE ISLE’S WILDLIFE – -Sometimes dreams can come true!

Posted: June 22, 2012 9:22 am

                  Because I am a habitual park visitor, fisherman, photographer and boater, I have been fortunate to be able to view its waters and wildlife from many vantage points most visitors never experience.  Wild animals seem unafraid of a quiet fisherman intent only on getting his line wet in the water.  It is something… View Article


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