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SUMMER IN THE WOODS AND FIELDS OF PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: August 1, 2014 7:23 am

Green is the color of summer.   Yes, the blue of the water and the sky also run a close second, however the many shades of green dominate during the summer.   The early blooming wildflowers have already withered, and by the time summer officially arrives in June, the leaves of the canopy overhead, the grasses and… View Article


August Senior Walks on Presque Isle

Posted: July 24, 2014 3:24 pm

August’s Senior walks on Presque Isle sponsored by   The Friends of Tom Ridge Envitonmental Center.               All walks are about one 1/4 hours long and we meet at 9:30 a.m. in the designated parking lot on Presque Isle.   It is now summer so dress accordingly.   We suggest light, but long pants and walking shoes… View Article



BITS AND PIECES ABOUT THE PRESQUE ISLE LIGHTHOUSE

Posted: July 12, 2014 7:30 pm

  The Presque Isle Lighthouse is a piece of Erie’s history that fascinates and mesmerizes many history buffs in our area. It stands as a real and visible window into history when times were slower and work much harder than today. Stories and legends about this old lighthouse seem to be never-ending and new “old… View Article


WALKING ALONG FOX TRAIL

Posted: July 7, 2014 5:00 pm

One of my favorite trails to walk on at Presque Isle is Fox Trail, so on Thursday, July 10, at 9:30 a.m., I am leading a Senior Walk for the Friends of TREC along its path. I thought it might be a good idea to check the walk course out to see if the recent… View Article


JULY SENIOR WALKS ON PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: June 28, 2014 8:06 am

The Friends of Tom Ridge Environmental Center sponsor and hold weekly walks designed for seniors. These walks are about one and half hours in duration and we meet at 9:30 a.m. at various designated parking lots on Presque Isle. The walks have been well attended and enjoyed by all. It is now summer so dress… View Article


OH HOW I LOVE JUNE ON PRESQUE ISLE

Posted: June 19, 2014 4:43 pm

  First, beyond anything else there is COLOR – – I Know, I know, you thought I was going to say warmth. That is just too obvious. As we are in June, there is new and vibrate color jumping up everywhere: the marshes and lagoons have now added a sheen of light and dark greens… View Article


SECRETS OF THE BIRDS – – Part 2

Posted: June 12, 2014 5:43 am

The American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics starts with what I consider is the very heart of the way all humans should regard their interaction with nature. It begins: “Everyone who enjoys birds and birding must always respect wildlife, its environment, and the rights of others. In any conflict of interest between birds and birders,… View Article


GRAVEYARD POND MORNING WALK FOR SENIORS

Posted: June 5, 2014 9:15 pm

  I am writing this on Monday, June 2, and I am again on my patio taking in the wonderful weather this morning and working on the Friends of TREC’s new senior program. Tomorrow on Tuesday, June 3, at 930 a.m., I will lead the first of 24 senior walks on Presque Isle as part… View Article



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