Driving across the Veteran's Memorial Bridge into Sunbury today (Tuesday, July 28), it was hard to ignore the cloudy layer of foam gathered along the shoreline below the Adam T. Bower Memorial Dam.
Doug Fessler and his son spent a few hours just below the inflatable bags of the Adam T. Memorial Dam near Sunbury -- a popular location for anglers.
They left with two full bags of garbage.
Due to unexpected circumstances, our Aug. 18 Floating Classroom session has changed to include two new presenters and a new theme -- focused on the various snake species you can find in our watershed, along with some songs written to pay homage to our river-based resources.
Despite some changes in presenters, our "History Aboard the Hiawatha" Floating Classroom session is still on track to begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11 -- and tickets are now available for the cruise.
Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper John Zaktansky joined WKOK radio host Mark Lawrence for a live on-air interview on Monday, July 6. Here is a recording of their talk about the association, upcoming projects and how you can get involved:
Yellowstone National Park is roughly 2,000 miles away from the Middle Susquehanna Watershed, and we have no wolves in central/northeast Pennsylvania -- but the wolf situation at Yellowstone can be a great reminder of how intertwined our natural ecosystems can be.
Consider them nature’s ode to the patriotic colors we associate with summer.
The reds, blues and other attractive colors of wild berries are rivaled only by the sweet, yet slightly tart, taste we all love baked into pies, cooked down into jellies or — perhaps best of all — enjoyed fresh off the plant.
Pennsylvania offers quite a variety of wild berry options for those who want to enjoy a few handfuls during a hike — just be careful which berries you decide to consume.
John Zaktansky is an award-winning journalist and avid promoter of the outdoors who loves camping, kayaking, fishing and hunting with the family.