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More Critters, And Signs Of Spring, At The PPL Wetlands

After my backyard, I think my favorite place to hike and observe wildlife in Pennsylvania is the PPL Wetlands in Salem Township Luzerne County. So last weekend I returned early to the wetlands preserve on Sunday in hopes of seeing, and sharing photographs of , some of the critters that live there.  It was another…

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Birds, Deer And Other Backyard Critters Make Stay At Home Fun

The corona virus has affected almost all of us living on this small planet, directly or indirectly. And I am pretty sure most of you who read this blog are now  familiar with the terms social distancing and stay at home orders. Well, since our law office was considered non-essential  I have been under this…

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Florida Day Four: Exploring Key Largo Parks.

After a pleasant, but late evening, with friends, I was up early my first morning in Key Largo. My lodging was on the western gulf coast of the keys so I did not have a view of the sunrise. And on my last visit I couldn’t find a place to watch it rise on the…

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An Osprey, A Mockingbird And Some Teals While Social Distancing At The PPL Wetlands

Social distancing has become a part of our everyday conversation  here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the United States and all around our small planet. The corona virus has rapidly spread across the globe upending our normal routines, our economies and, for those living in the developed world, our comfortable lives. The virus has brought fear, sickness…

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Florida Day Three. A Final Sunrise Visit To Royal Palm And Off To Key Largo

It was my last day in Florida City  so I decided to drive out to the Royal Palm visitor center in the Everglades National Park and watch the sun rise. I wasn’t sure of the location of the sunrise at Royal Palm but I was sure it would be a nice place to be even…

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A Bald Eagle Sighting Brightens Up A Dreary Day At The PPL Wetlands

On Sunday, I awoke to a dreary, cool and rainy  late March day here in Northeastern Pennsylvania.  After a rare Spring thunderstorm passed through  early in the morning I decided to drive to the PPL Wetlands in Salem Township Luzerne County and look for a  bald eagle. A  pair of adult and a juvenile bald…

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A Hike In Peace Valley Park To Escape The Corona Virus

Yesterday, I returned  to  Peace Valley Park  located near Doylestown in Bucks County. I have visited there before but had no plans to go there Friday.  Here is how it happened.  I am working from my home now,  because of the lock down due to  the corona virus here in Pennsylvania. My nephew and I are…

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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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Not Looking Much Like Spring In The State Game Lands 119 In Dennison Township.

Even though the weather turned cold there were some promising signs of Spring at the PPL Wetlands in Salem Township Luzerne County on Saturday. On Sunday I decided to drive nearby Dennison Township and hike in State Game Lands 119. I parked at the Harry and Mary Goeringer Preserve, located adjacent to the Game Lands…

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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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