The Naturalist Notebook

Welcome to the Shaver's Creek blog! The entries here are posted by staff, interns, and volunteers, and aim to keep you informed about the programs, updates, and natural history happenings here at the Creek. Enjoy!

Amphibians on the Move

by Joseph "Scute" Seebode, Spring 2016 Environmental Education Intern It is that time of the year again! Birds are singing, flower buds are starting to form, the days are getting longer and warmer, and amphibians are ...

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Apr 18, 2016
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What's in a Nature Name?

by Matt Reutlinger, Spring 2016 Environmental Education Intern I was looking for a story. Really anything that spoke to me. I was looking for inspiration. I took a walk. I meditated on it. I even went ...

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Apr 14, 2016
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Connecting People to Nature

by Ben "Swampfox" Steines, Spring 2016 Environmental Education Intern You find yourself on the outskirts of town. Turn onto Huffmanville Road, just across the street from the Rutter’s gas station, and follow it for a couple ...

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Apr 12, 2016
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Bald Eagles are Nesting! Bald Eagles are Nesting!

If you visited Shaver’s Creek in the past few weeks, you may have noticed loud screeching coming from the Raptor Center. This is the vocalization of our bald eagles, and although they are often some ...

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Mar 23, 2016
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Music of the Ice and Snow

by Kirstin Waldkoenig, Spring 2016 Environmental Education Intern Late during the third week of January, the spring interns here at Shaver's Creek ventured down the hill from the Center to Lake Perez, frozen over with eight thick inches of ...

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Feb 4, 2016
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