Archive for February 2020

The Winter Thaw Continues In Northeastern Pennsylvania.

The usually January thaw has become  a winter thaw this year here in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Unseasonably warm temperatures returned to the area last week. I drove to the PPL Wetlands in Salem Township and found this unusual scene, completely ice-free lakes and ponds!  Even the Susquehanna River was free of the usual chunks which, in…

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Hiking Along The Weissport Canal.

Temperatures warmed up here in Northeastern Pennsylvania overnight. It was  3 degrees on  Saturday morning  but had risen to a mild  25 degrees here in my backyard in Hazle Township this morning.  Warmer, but still below freezing.   I knew that the ponds and canals  at the PPL Wetlands  would still be covered in ice.  So…

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