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NATURE PROVIDES A THEATRE

Posted: May 17, 2015 11:11 am

On my first walk in a long time on Presque Isle, it was pleasantly fresh, still a bit crisp, but not a raw morning like we experienced this winter.  My walk this morning took me down the old beach road starting at the Stull Center. The air was very serene, hardly a breeze coming over… View Article


SUNSCREEN AND SUN SAFETY

Posted: May 4, 2015 5:02 pm

It is getting to be that time of year when many of us worry about getting TOO MANY of those wonderful spring and summer sun rays. Sure, we all know that using sunscreen is important to protect us from getting burned and maybe even reduce the risk of developing melanoma. But do an of us… 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


PUBLIC TOURS OF PRESQUE ISLE LIGHTHOUSE TO BEGIN SOON

Posted: April 21, 2015 7:04 pm

As many of you already know, last fall working with DCNR and the Governor’s office, the Presque Isle Partnership and many interested people of the Erie community, a new 501 c (3) organization named “Presque Isle Light Station” was formed, and a 35-year lease of the Presque Isle Lighthouse initiated. The goal of the new… View Article



ERIE’S FORGOTTEN LIGHTHOUSE – -“NORTH PIERHEAD LIGHT Part #1

Posted: March 31, 2015 8:04 pm

As many of you know, I am on the board of the new nonprofit that will be opening the Presque Isle Lighthouse to the public this summer for the first time. I have always wanted to write about the three lighthouses in Erie and what better time to do a book covering the history of… View Article


SPRING TACKLE AND TACKLE BOX “Stops, wait-a-minutes and Oh no’s!!

Posted: March 24, 2015 8:05 pm

  Like many of you, I don’t ice-fish, so November 1st usually ends my official fishing season.   Just now, I am thinking about pulling my tackle boxes and poles out to see what might (will) be needed.  As usual, I am trying to remember what I did last fall to keep my equipment in good… View Article


LEDGENDS, FACTS AND TALL TALES ABOUT ERIE’S FIRST LIGHTHOUSE

Posted: March 17, 2015 7:35 am

    If you are interested in history and are, like many of us, a fan of lighthouses, join me on Tuesday March 24 at The Tom Ridge Environmental Center, room 110, at 1 pm.  At this session, you will learn some interesting, strange and amusing stories about the very first lighthouse built on the… View Article


LIFE JACKETS GETTING A MAKEOVER

Posted: March 12, 2015 8:04 am

    It is getting toward the time of year that I get itchy about the approaching boating season.    Whenever I drive by my boat and see the big blue winter cover, my natural inclination is to grab my cell phone and call the young man who scrubs, cleans and waxes it for the boating… View Article



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