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


WISHING YOU THE BEST OF THE SEASON!

Posted: December 22, 2014 4:09 pm

 HAPPY MOMENTS…HAPPY MEMORIES…HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL OF YOU!   May your joy reach new heights and may the peace of this wonderful season fall softly upon you and yours.   Looking back as I sit at my computer writing this, I am wondering where the past year has gone?   Where have the last 8,760 hours… View Article


INVADERS OF THE GREAT LAKES – – Part I

Posted: December 20, 2014 6:55 am

From time to time, things come along that threaten the natural environment, recreational activities and the health and welfare of native plants, birds, fish and animals.   In the last 10 years or so, the problem of invasive aquatic species has grown more than fivefold and is quickly becoming a major concern.   To me, the most… View Article


BALLONS A DEFINITE NO! NO!

Posted: December 16, 2014 7:56 am

 TODAY I WOULD LIKE TO WELCOME GUEST BLOGGER Michele Rundquist Franz, President of The Presque Isle Audubon Society.  Her article talks about a serious problem which commonly harms birds on Presque Isle State Park – – BALLOONS             THE PRESIDENT’S PERCH – -Presque Isle Audubon One benefit of writing the… View Article


WINTER WALKING

Posted: December 12, 2014 5:42 am

  One piece of advice during Erie’s winters is, BE LIKE THESE BIRDS and don’t hibernate like a bear.  To many of us who use Presque Isle, the very thought of being shut in the house for the next four months seems positively fearsome. Walking in the winter is really wonderful especially at Presque Isle,… View Article


WINTER IS ON ITS WAY TO PRESQUE ISLE!

Posted: December 7, 2014 10:14 am

  Where did fall go?  With a real frost in the air on most recent nights, we all realize that winter is on the way to our area here in Northwest Pennsylvania.  The recent mad-dog winds make us all grapple with the reality that this is no longer just a concept or date on the… View Article


KEEPING THE DIGITAL CAMERA BOOGEYMAN AT BAY!

Posted: November 29, 2014 11:15 am

So you have that new digital camera or even old digital camera that you love and are ready to put it to use over the holidays, or maybe just out on Presque Isle. Now what? With this short blog, I am going to warn you about the Boogeyman stalking you and your camera. There are… View Article


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