Day: September 20, 2009

Adventuring in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands

By Christy Belardo, Education Intern On August 10-14th, the Delaware Nature Society Laurel Highland Adventure camp explored Ohiopyle State Park and nearby areas in southwestern Pennsylvania.  Instructor Austin Gee and I led a team of ten ranging from 11 to 15 years old on a fun-filled week of caving, rappelling, hiking, white-water rafting, and other …

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Broad-winged Bonanza!

By Derek Stoner, Education Program Assistant        September 19, 2009 It’s just a hawk.  It looks rather unremarkable and you’d probably not give it a long look like you’d accord a majestic Bald Eagle or Peregrine Falcon. But this species of hawk, the Broad-winged, holds a special secret.  Each September,  these normally-solitary woodland hawks head southward on their migration to wintering …

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