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Art In The Wild
Visit the 15 exhibits along Wildwood Way and the Towpath Trail.
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People’s Choice Announced – the people have spoken
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Now accepting applications for the 2015 outdoor environmental exhibit.
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Trail & Bird Sighting Info
All trails and boardwalks are open.
Rusty Blackbirds along the North Boardwalk.
Several kinds of reptiles and amphibians were seen around the park this morning: Northern Brown Snake and Garter Snakes on the trails, Painted Turtles sunning on logs in the canal, and Spring Peepers calling from the trees.
The diversity of waterfowl has been increasing. Recent sightings include: Mallard, American Black Duck, Wood Duck, American Wigeon, Northern Shoveler, Green-winged Teal, American Coot. Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, and Belted Kingfisher have also been seen on the lake. A flock of Rusty Blackbirds was seen on the Towpath Trail.
A Great Horned Owl was seen near fox Run Trail.
A Barred Owl was observed in the vicinity of the nature center this morning.
On a Discovery Walk, students from Mechanicsburg School District saw a flock of Red-winged Blackbirds, Canada Geese, a Great Blue Heron, Black-capped Chickadee, Gray Catbird, Painted Turtles basking, a Black Saddlebags Dragonfly, Praying Mantis, Green Frogs, and a Snapping Turtle that had hatched recently and was making its way to the water.