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!

Homes for Farmland Raptors

by Kristen "Fern" Balschunat, Spring 2015 Environmental Education Intern What do barn owls have in common with Brussels sprouts, or kestrels with kale? Farms! These are connections we've been talking about in the past few weeks with farmers ...

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Feb 18, 2015
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Owls in the Classroom

by Ben "Thistle" Simons, Fall 2014 Environmental Education Intern At 5:45 in the morning, Shaver’s Creek’s raptor center is a very different place than it is during daylight hours. Owls, as we so often say, are ...

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Dec 12, 2014
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Raptor Center Review

by Travis "Fungi" Smith, Fall 2014 Environmental Education Intern This post was written the week of November 13th. As the fall season continues to approach winter’s frigid arrival, moves are being made in the Raptor Center to ...

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Dec 5, 2014
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Fall Into Kids Corner

by Erin "Flora" Trouba, Fall 2014 Environmental Education Intern If you haven’t joined us for Kid’s Corner yet, you still have the chance to join the fun! Kids Corner is a free two-hour program for toddlers ...

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Dec 2, 2014
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Shaver’s Creek Travels to Hawk Mountain Sanctuary!

by Kelly "Kestrel" Skrabacz, Fall 2014 Environmental Education Intern On Saturday, November 8, Hawk Mountain hosted Golden Eagle Day. Shaver’s Creek staff has participated in this program for several years and invited current interns ...

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Nov 25, 2014
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