American Lotus and Swamp Rose Mallow are blooming on the Lake.
A Yellow-crowned Night Heron was found in the canal along the Towpath Trail today.
It’s Tick Season. Stay informed with this video provided by DCNR. https://bit.ly/3OSbClL
Spotted Lantern Fly Nymphs are developing rapidly. Smash, Stop and Kill when you see them!
~27 Great Egrets and an immature Little Blue Heron were spotted on the Lake from the Towpath.
A large Eastern Ratsnake was seen outside the Nature Center in the nearby flower beds. These snakes are non-venomous.
Warbling Vireo, Yellow Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, Eastern Wood-Pewee, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Baltimore Oriole and Chimney Swift are a few recent songbird sightings.
Osprey can be heard and seen around the Lake at the Middle Lot.
Mother Snapping Turtles are actively digging nests in the morning hours along the trails and in the flower beds.
Lots of hummingbirds have returned to the feeders on the deck of the Nature Center.