Archive for May 2020

A Lot More Spring-Like At The Walnutport Canal Spur Trail

After my frigid, but enjoyable,   hike in the Salem Township on Saturday I decided to head south and hike  the Walnutport Canal Spur Trail in Northhampton County.  I hoped for warmer temperatures and  some more sightings of the birds migrating through our  area. Walnutport is located about 42 miles south of my home in Hazle…

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Hiking Close To Home In Hazle Township

Like  most communities  in  Pennsylvania my hometown of Hazle Township is subject to both a stay at home order and a curfew. However there are exemptions. And two  of them are outdoor recreation and fishing.  Although the facilities at my local Community Park are closed to the public,  fishing, pursuant to Fish Commission guidelines, is…

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May Sunshine At The PPL Wetlands

I think May sunshine is the best sunshine of the year.  I love sunshine throughout the year. But there is something about the angle of the sun here in Northeastern  Pennsylvania in May that makes it special. Especially when filtering through  a canopy of the newly sprouted green leaves of Spring. I took advantage of…

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Bears And Birds And More Backyard Critters.

As some of you may recall from my previous post, I am fortunate to have many different critters visit my backyard here in Northeastern Pennsylvania.  I love to watch  the many birds and mammals that visit every Spring, but my favorite are the bears that usually show up for a free meal in my yard.  …

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