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!

The Disappearance of the Little Brown Bats

By Alexa “Vireo” Sarussi, Summer 2014 Environmental Education Intern Almost every Friday night during the summer, around 8:30 pm, a large group of families and summer camp staff gather in Grasshopper Glen, behind the raptor center, ...

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Aug 26, 2014
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Fun at Ag Progress Days

by Kelly "Kestrel" Walters, Summer 2014 Environmental Education Intern A van loaded with animals, a jeep full of interns, and a sedan of two State College residents make their way in the early morning of Tuesday, ...

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Aug 15, 2014
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Seeing with New Eyes: The Butterfly Count at Shaver’s Creek

By Hannah “Flicker” Inglesby, Summer 2014 Environmental Education Intern The orange butterfly weed seemed a hub of gustatory commerce as dozens of dusty wings set it to motion. With the sun high overhead, three humans garbed ...

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Jul 18, 2014
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Wild About Wild About Art Camp

By Hannah “Flicker” Inglesby, Summer 2014 Environmental Education Intern Late morning in early July, ten girls create intently in a hemlock grove. In this, their third day of Wild About Arts Camp, they've been given a ...

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Jul 12, 2014
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Off Week for an Intern?

by Ben "Thistle" Simons, Summer 2014 Environmental Education Intern As another week of summer camp with the fantastic Wee Wonderers and the pensive WAACers (Wild About Art Camp) simmered to a close last Friday, I began ...

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Jul 11, 2014
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