A Spring of Hope

It is a time of discontent for those of us who love the natural world. It seems every day brings a new threat to the environment and concern that the natural world itself is under siege. Our best efforts to protect the land and its inhabitants that we cherish seem to...

Connections

Confirmed breeding pairs of Kentucky Warblers at Baldpate Mountain went from ten in 2011 to three in 2012, the year the Eastern Chipmunk population exploded on the north side of the mountain. Kentucky Warblers did not breed in previous strongholds along the Ridge...

The Silent Crisis

There is a silent crisis all around us. It progresses at a rate that is barely noticeable. It does not grab your attention with melting glaciers and erratic weather as global warming does. But the loss of biodiversity is just as real as global warming and equally or...

Protect Preserved Land

We thought we were preserving our parklands and farmlands in perpetuity but found out that the energy consortiums could ride roughshod over our best preservation efforts. Regardless of the outcome of the proposed PennEast pipeline, we need to think about the next...