During the spring of this year, the region experienced an outbreak of severe weather in the form of thunderstorms that spawned tornadoes in a couple of locations and damaging winds in many other areas.
Fall in the Rocky Mountain West arrives early, especially at elevations above 5,000 feet. So it was no surprise to find aspens along the banks of the Henry’s Fork in southern Idaho ablaze with yellow when we arrived in Island Park. It was mid-September.
ROSCOE, NY — The Sullivan County Audubon Society’s annual dinner will be held on Friday, October 12 at the Rockland House. The guest speaker will be Carl Heitmuller of the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall.
When water is scarce, when wells run dry and rivers run low, we are reminded of the essential value of this irreplaceable natural resource.
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The public is invited to “John Burroughs & the Spirit of the Catskills,” on Saturday, September 29 at 3 p.m. at Morgan Outdoors, 46 Main St. The event is an introduction to celebrated naturalist John Burroughs with Bill Birns.
SHOHOLA, PA — The Twin and Walker Creeks Watershed Conservancy’s annual meeting will have fun for all ages. This meeting will take place on Saturday, October 6, starting at 10 a.m. in the Walker Lake Clubhouse, 100 Walker Lake Rd. The meeting is free and open to everyone.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Dirt Diva, Adrianne Picciano, a professional gardener, will offer a hands-on seed saving class at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library on Wednesday, October 2 at 5:30 p.m. The course will demonstrate the proper techniques for indoor and outdoor spring sowing to get a head start on the growing season.
Fall has just arrived, and with it comes the start of the fall migration for many birds.
LAKE ARIEL, PA — There are upcoming events at the Lacawac Sanctuary for people of all ages. For the over-18 set, there’s the “Science of Brewing Craft Beer Dinner” on Thursday, September 20 at 6 p.m. at the Wallenpaupack Brewing Company, 73 Welwood Ave., Hawley. Fuel your passion for all things locally produced while helping Lacawac Sanctuary.
BEACH LAKE, PA — Superintendent Kristina Heister has announced the appointment of Andrew Weber to the position of aquatic ecologist at Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River.