Archive for January 2022

A Windy And Wintery Afternoon Walk In The Susquehanna Wetlands.

Wintery weather returned to Northeastern Pennsylvania on Friday.  We have had mostly above average weather these past two weeks and no snow since  unexpected  Christmas Eve snowfall.  On Thursday night  around three inches of snow fall here in Hazle Township, Luzerne County. During the day the winds picked up and the temperature dropped.   Once again, …

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Some Winter Visitors In My Backyard

With the arrival of the cold weather and short days of winter I haven’t been taking my afternoon hikes in Community Park or the coal reclamation  lands near my home here in Hazle Township, Luzerne County. I now  take my afternoon walks  on the streets in  my neighborhood. My wildlife observation is  limited to my…

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Winter Settles In At The Susquehanna Wetlands.

Winter in Northeastern Pennsylvania can  be cold and harsh. And, even though we are having another winter with above average  temperatures, it is still gets  col here. I saw  plenty of evidence of this when I returned to hike in the Susquehanna Wetlands in Salem Township in Luzerne County on Friday afternoon. It was mostly…

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