Archive for March 2020

A hike in the Lehigh Gap Carbon County

After seeing the yellow-rumped warblers in the PPL Wetlands yesterday, I decided to hike in the Lehigh Gap in Carbon County hoping to see more migrating song birds. In past years I would see them along the trails over the river as they migrated north.  I parked at the River Point parking area in Bowmanstown …

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Spring Arrives At The PPL Wetlands

It wasn’t the kind of weather I hoped for on my return from Florida. I awoke today to  find cloudy skies, wind, and a freezing 30 degree temperature.  The cold air was a shock after a week in the 80’s but it didn’t stop me from visiting the PPL Wetlands in Salem Township Luzerne County on…

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Florida Day Two: A Hike On The Coastal Prairie Trail

On my second day in the Everglades, after watching the osprey family at the Flamingo marina,  I decided to hike on the nearby Coastal Prairie Trail. First I stopped and visited, for the first time,  the Eco pond.  Located adjacent to the campgrounds, I had heard there is an abundance of wild life at this…

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