Categories for

WHAT WILL SUB-ZERO BITTER COLD AND SNOW DO TO MY PLANTS?

Posted: March 1, 2015 5:41 pm

      Yes, it is March 1.   Yes, STILL not even a little sign of spring.   What’s up?   According to the calendar, it is set to arrive Friday, March 20.  Heck, the ice on Presque Isle Bay will not even melt by then.  As I look out into my side yard, 2 ½ to… View Article


WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF THE BITTERLY COLD AND SNOWY WINTERS OF LATE.

Posted: February 23, 2015 10:59 am

    At a recent talk I gave at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, one of the guests asked during the question and answer session, “What do you think the last two years of bitterly cold and snowy winters will do to the insect populations in our area?”  Being truthful, I told them that my… View Article


NATURAL IMPRESSIONS OF PRESQUE ISLE STATE PARK

Posted: February 12, 2015 10:37 am

Natural Impressions of Presque Isle State Park   My new book of photographs and prose is finally here!    Brian Berchtold, Steve Friel and I have combined to feature 142 color photographs of everything Presque Isle.    I have written a background and story behind each of the pictures and tried to weave a theme about what… View Article



MAKING YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS SHARPER!

Posted: January 30, 2015 5:58 am

Let me start with a fact that almost 100% of the digital cameras on the market today CAN give you a very good photograph with truly excellent sharpness. Nevertheless, all too often I hear from people I see that they are disappointed in blurry photos they are getting. Way, way too frequently they will seek… View Article


EVENTS AT PRESQUE ISLE AND TREC DURING FEBRARY 2015

Posted: January 22, 2015 3:51 pm

Every Thursday January – March 26 6:30 – 8:30 pm New Years Resolution Walk Series Enjoy outdoor fitness throughout the winter with weekly guided walks. Meet at the Ranger Station on Presque Isle to be directed to the starting point. Walks will cover approximately three miles over wooded, sandy and paved trails. No fee or registration required…. View Article



SNOWY OWLS ARE BACK: Give them space and respect!!

Posted: January 11, 2015 7:52 am

    This winter is again shaping up to be a time when these beautiful birds visit our area and especially Presque Isle.   Like last year, these big and beautiful birds are showing up all across the northern United States from December to early March.  Normally, snowy owls spend their summers way up at the… View Article


DECEMBER 31, 2014 – – 7:35 A.M. Year end Sojourn to the Park!!

Posted: January 2, 2015 5:32 am

  Mornings in the winter always have a sneaky way of creeping up on me. Most other seasons routinely display a perky bright sun peeking in my bedroom window and make my mornings quite pleasant, yet winter has a habit of greeting the day with gray. That can make winter trips to Presque Isle in… View Article


WALKING IN THE PRE-CHRISTMAS MORNING!

Posted: December 27, 2014 6:36 pm

  It has been a while since I have been able to steal my way down any of the Presque Isle trails because of a long run of pneumonia. However, one early pre-Christmas morning after I had checked the heating system at the Presque Isle Lighthouse, I decided I finally felt well enough to venture… View Article


1 2 3 4 15