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Call of the Mountains

By at June 15, 2012 | 9:16 am | 0 Comment

Call of the Mountains

“The mountains are calling and I must go,” naturalist John Muir wrote, reportedly in a letter to his sister. I know how he felt. Of course, “mountains” means different things to different people. I took Granddaughter II to a place near home called Pole Steeple, a mile of just steep enough terrain to tucker someone […]

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Energy & Environment , Featured , Marcellus Shale , Pennsylvania Issues

Loyalsock an example of Marcellus drilling in state forests

By at August 23, 2011 | 8:15 am | 32 Comments

Loyalsock an example of Marcellus drilling in state forests

I have been hiking and driving recently in Loyalsock State Forest, north of Williamsport, and south of the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania. I enjoy wandering in the woods, but trips to Loyalsock have special purpose: that is one of the areas where I can see the immediate effects of Marcellus Shale drilling on our forests. […]

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