Hello all (and apologies for cross-posting), I'm forwarding this message that Mark Chao posted earlier this month. Please consider taking advantage of this nice opportunity to get out in the field with Mark, and visit some beautiful locations. One heads-up...the deer tick population at
I walked up, around, and down Star Stanton Hill this morning, mainly on Trail Y-2. At the top, it was a different experience from what I usually find. The hard freeze of a couple weeks ago killed the newly emerged sugar maple leaves, and it took out most of the leaves of the red oaks as well.
On Saturday morning, eleven birders joined me for a walk at the Dorothy McIlroy Bird Sanctuary in Summerhill. As Karen kindly mentioned earlier, this was the first of four free public walks over the weekend as part of the Finger Lakes Land Trust Spring Bird Quest (SBQ). Including stops at