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COLD WEATHER WALKING – -”Don’t Hibernate in the Winter”

Posted: January 2, 2014 8:51 am

  Don’t let a little bit of cold  and snowy weather keep you from walking on Presque Isle.   The park is beautiful in the winter!   The following are some tips to make these walks better, warmer, safer and more fun.   We all know that walking is the simplest way to stay active, because… View Article



HOW BIRDS SURVIVE WINTERS – - HOW WE CAN HELP

Posted: December 13, 2013 5:46 pm

  Winter winds that whistle around your house and on Presque Isle and temperatures that make outdoor activities for us humans less than fun are on the way.  Many folks move south for the winter where boating, golf and fishing are possible in the milder weather.  May Erie birds also migrate south , too.   They… View Article



ENJOYING THE SNOW? – - Maybe we should while we can.

Posted: January 28, 2013 6:41 pm

  Snow is not necessarily my first love.   However, from November’s first tentative flakes which are usually followed by the season’s first full-fledged blizzard, to that sneaky quiet midnight assault of eight new inches of the white stuff; I do admit to fondly recalling my youthful enthusiasm about the coming of winter.   As a Times-News… View Article


SALT, SALT, SALT – - Winter in Erie

Posted: January 6, 2013 9:32 am

  PENNDOT and Salt!  The two go together like ham and eggs, bread and butter and peanut butter and jelly    But, this is not true on Presque Isle.  The park may be one of only a few places in Erie County that NO SALT is used to help melt ice and snow.   Many visitors to… View Article


AUTUMN LEAVES – - By guest blogger Robert Harris

Posted: September 14, 2012 6:39 am

                      Todays blog is by Robert Harris.  Bob is our resident expert on plants on the park.  He knows more about what grows on Presque Isle than anyone I have ever met.   Walking with Bob is an adventure as he dashes in and out of the woods all along where you walk.  I hope you… View Article



A FRESH BEGINNING — Spring Sunrise

Posted: March 22, 2012 9:51 am

A saffron sun leisurely lifts over the horizon, Contentment fills the dawn. I am alone, Take a breath rink in the daybreak. My senses embrace the ambiance.   I walk toward the beach on a makeshift pathway, Damp grass welcomes my feet. A wispy breeze reveals itself, Tugging at my hair. The solitude and blue… View Article


A QUIET PRESQUE ISLE MORNING

Posted: March 18, 2012 7:06 pm

          How does “Crackers” know it’s 5 a.m.?  “Crackers” is our resident little devil, a white and brown calico cat.  Some mornings she starts playing a game she must call race time at the Ware’s, by running on, over, under and through the bed at exactly that time. Do you think she’s about to stop… View Article


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