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!

Preparing for Fall Harvest Fest

by Erin "Flora" Trouba, Fall 2014 Environmental Education Intern We are all seeing the telltale signs of fall: colored leaves, brisk evenings, shaved cornfields, and pumpkin flavored everything. At Shaver’s Creek, the signs of the impending ...

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Oct 9, 2014
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We All Fall

By Travis "Fungi" Smith, Fall 2014 Environmental Education Intern The fall season at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center is building momentum. The fall season out here starts at about 500 MPH and continues so until the beginning ...

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Sep 24, 2014
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Summer Camp Makes Sparks

by Erin "Aspen" Glocke, Summer 2014 Environmental Education Intern “Can you imagine being the age you are today and to never have been in the woods?” Campers are stunned as their counselor Acorn (Kayla Czekaj) poses ...

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Sep 18, 2014
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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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