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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


SEEING A FEW OF THE SECRETS OF PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: June 14, 2012 5:07 pm

It’s just a log floating quietly along the shoreline of the lagoon’s long pond, until four painted turtles climb aboard to sun themselves.  As is their routine, they line up in a perfect row along one end of the log.  Suddenly, the picture you have been chasing for three years is right there before you. … View Article



THIS IS FOR THE BIRDS – - Bird Seed (Who eats what)

Posted: April 10, 2012 9:52 am

If you stop or walk near the Stull Center or maybe the Ranger Station on Presque Isle, you will see a number of bird feeders scattered around the area.   The birds that do not migrate visit these feeders regularly.    If you would show  up in the Ware yard almost any time during the year, you… View Article


SNOWBIRDS – - Migration almost complete

Posted: January 22, 2012 11:13 am

Thinking back to early October on Presque Isle when the foliage was brilliant and just beginning to drift to the floor of the woods and trails of the park, it is difficult to remember the exact day I first noticed that many of the leaves were encrusted with thin delicate ice crystals.  Now, we all… View Article


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