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THE MANY OLD-FASHIONED DELIGHTS OF A PRESQUE ISLE WINTER

Posted: January 22, 2016 6:48 am

Today is midday, midweek, mid-January, and midwinter and sure enough a light flurry snow is falling.  This IS Erie, right?  Under this winter wonderland spell, Presque Isle takes on a hushed Currier and Ives look and quality. As I drive onto the park, I notice quite a few courageous walkers on the multi-purpose trail. They… View Article


SPECIAL JANUARY PROGRAMS AT TREC AND JOY SENIOR CENTER

Posted: January 3, 2016 1:24 pm

January is a time for resolutions and making changes in our lives. In this blog I list a few select programs offered by the Friends of Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Pennsylvania DCNR and a few programs offered at the Joy Senior Center. January Program hosted by Friends of Tom Ridge Environmental Center KNOW THE 10… View Article


MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAVE A WONDERFUL AND SAFE NEW YEAR

Posted: December 23, 2015 6:21 am

I hope all of you have a wonderful holiday season. I have plans in the works for 2016 to have four or five guest bloggers and to get back to the normal twice a week schedule. I am sorry that the blog took second place recently in my life and thought I would let everyone… View Article


PLENTY OF ACTIVITY AT PRESQUE ISLE LIGHT STATION

Posted: December 4, 2015 2:50 pm

              If you have not had time to take a ride out to Presque Isle, this might be a good time to check out what is happening at the “Presque Isle Light Station.”    First of all, from 5 to 9 p.m., the lighthouse will be displaying its Christmas… View Article


NEED YOUR HELP WITH NEW HISTORY OF PRESQUE ISLE BOOK – – due out in fall

Posted: April 26, 2015 6:51 pm

  As many of you know my latest book on Presque Isle called “Natural Impressions of Presque Isle” is out and selling quite well.    It is a 100 page, 127 image coffee hard-cover table book featuring color photos of the park, its animals, birds and insects plus an array of sunsets and sunrises.  These photos… View Article


OCTOBER 30 Graveyard Pond Friends of TREC senior walk — Canceled

Posted: October 22, 2014 7:01 pm

October 30, 2014 –Friends of TREC Senior Walk – – Canceled   This short blog is to announce that the October 30 senior walk on Graveyard Pond Trail has been canceled and will be rescheduled for another date.    I usually lead these walks, however over the last few weeks have had pneumonia and been unable… View Article


Gerald M. Mc Williams to receive John C. Oliver Environmental Award at Sunset Celbration on October 10 at Presque Isle Lighthouse

Posted: September 28, 2014 6:16 am

On October 10 at the Presque Isle Lighthouse the Friends of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center at their annual Sunset Celebration will award the 2014 John C. Oliver Environmental Award to naturalist Gerald M. McWilliams. Gerry is the author of six books and contributor to many others. All the books are on topics such as… View Article


WET PAINT THIS WEEKEND AT PRESQUE ISLE LIGHTHOUSE

Posted: September 22, 2014 6:04 pm

Eleven Leocal artists will be the Presque Isle Lighthouse putting “Wet Paint” on canvas to benefit the new Presque Isle Lighthouse, non-profit organiztion. You can come out and watch the artists at work on Sept. 27th and 28th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Rain date is Oct. 4th and 5th at same time. There… View Article


SENIOR ART EXHIBIT AT TREC SEPTEMBER 8 TO 18

Posted: September 4, 2014 8:16 am

  The Friends of Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) is sponsoring its first annual Senior Art Exhibit to be held on the second floor baloney of TREC starting on Monday September 8 at 10 a.m. and ending on Thursday September 18 at 6 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public and will… View Article


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