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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


THE TALL SHIPS ARE COMING – – September 5, 6, 7 and 8.

Posted: September 3, 2013 3:09 pm

This coming weekend will be a big event in Erie with the arrival of the Tall Ships and Thursday night’s parade of sails down the bay.   From my understand of how things will work with this parade of ships however, is that the TSA and Border Patrol has limited the path of the ships involved… View Article


A HISTORY OF PRESQUE ISLE – – New book has arrived

Posted: May 11, 2013 9:30 am

After 2 1/2 years of research, writing, correcting and more writing, my new book was released by the publisher over three weeks ago.    The books have  been available through  Bookstore.iuniverse, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com and Books-a-million.com since April 23.     Now they have arrived in both soft and hard back printed versions right here in Erie.    I will have… View Article


PRESQUE ISLE AND TREC ODDS AND ENDS – THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Posted: April 30, 2013 6:33 am

The following is information about the park and TREC which I thought might be of interest to some of you. I.    TREC Garden – – As winter transitions to spring, the garden at TREC which has been waiting patiently under snow  begins to emerge.   With the first few sunny spring days, nature is called into… View Article


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