Sylvan and Nocturnal

It’s twilight now up on the Allegheny Front. As I begin to write something I can still see words taking shape on the page without a light but that won’t last. I might be able to see better elsewhere in the forest but here below tall hemlocks and red spruces, it’s dark. Owls have already […]

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Parts Unknown

I spent a day in the field late last week with Malcolm Crittendon of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection looking over stream restoration work at an undisclosed location in the central PA highlands. It was a pleasure and a privilege. I’d only expected a brief meeting with Malcolm at DEP headquarters but Malcolm had […]

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