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Sightings Over The Last 30 Days

October 28, 2014

Season's Last Blossom

Season's Last Blossom

The last plant on the Sanctuary to bloom is Hamamelis virginiana, commonly known as Witch Hazel. It's common in eastern woodlands and abundant on the Sanctuary. The scraggely yellow flowers are unusaul, but delicately lovely. Samll fruits will develope and provide a minor food source for squirrels and grouse.  Photo by Laura Weishaupt

October 20, 2014

Multi-tasking at North Lookout

Multi-tasking at North Lookout

Education Specialist Adam Carter demonstrates multi-tasking dexterity while on counting duty at North Lookout. The counters' days are long. They scan the skies, assist visitors with sighting, and provide information about birds and migration. It all works up an appetite while carrying on the work of the Sanctuary. Photo by Laura Weishaupt.

October 14, 2014

Little Schuylkill River

Little Schuylkill River

While the mountain top was shrouded in clouds the nearby Little Schuylkill River was misty and rich with fall color. Photo by Laura Weishaupt.

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