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!

Songs of Summer

by Hannah "Plover" Moshay, Summer 2017 Environmental Education Intern Through June and July, we hear song birds call out to the dawn and the dusk, their beautiful melodies serving as an affirmation ...

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Aug 29, 2017
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Fireflies: Pretty Fly for a Light Guy

by Nate "Acer" Wilson, Summer 2017 Environmental Education Intern After dusk on a warm summer night in July, a magical and mystic light begins to fill the sky. These lights are a ...

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Aug 9, 2017
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The Wood Turtle

by Carli Dinsmore, Shaver’s Creek Graduate Assistant Through the splintered pickets of an aged locust fence in the waning light of a mellow June day, a turtle emerges from a thicket of ...

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Aug 8, 2017
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Help Bats! Build a Bat Box

by Erin "Magnolia" Curfman, Spring 2017 Environmental Education Intern Bats are commonly misunderstood as mean or vicious creatures, but they serve a vital role in our ecosystem.

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Jun 9, 2017
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Spring Internship Reflections

by Noel "Bobcat" Bond, Spring 2017 Environmental Education Intern As my last day as a spring Environmental Education intern at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center drew near, I took some ...

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Jun 8, 2017
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