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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





AUTUMN LEAF WALK ON PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: November 1, 2013 8:17 am

         The day is a cold, 38 degrees with a light rain falling at 9:00 a.m. as I exit my car at the Sidewalk Trail.   As my wife had told me when she arrived home about 8:30 a.m. from her walk on the park, it was extra windy on the lake side… View Article


NATURALIST BOOK CLUB – – – November 16 at TREC

Posted: October 29, 2013 7:18 am

    Join me and a Presque Isle Naturalist on Saturday November 16 at 1:00 pm for our second book club meeting.    At this meeting we will talk about Jo Robinson’s new book “Eating on the Wild Side”  plus we will sample a few of the wonderful and healthy recipes in her book.  By the way,… View Article


NATURALIST BOOK CLUB OFF AND RUNNING

Posted: October 7, 2013 6:52 am

On Saturday the 28th we had our first meeting of the Naturalist Book Club and talked about Barbara Kingsolver’s best selling book,“Flight Behavior.” The novel is about Monarch Butterflies and how climate change affects their behavior. In the book, which is a dazzling page-turner, Kingsolver questions the future of our fragile planet. At our meeting… View Article


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