Wildflower Walk

The Henry Buck Trail is one of the most outstanding trails in the Northeast for wildflowers. Come along with expert and FALPS' Board member Erik Landgraf to learn about the trails!

Off the Beaten Path Hike

It's time to get those legs in shape for hiking season. Lots of trails in Peoples State Forest to explore and who best to lead you but guys who've spent lots of time in them thar woods?

There is lots to learn about vernal pools, their sudden appearance in the spring and the organisms that depend on them. Come learn from a biologist about these pools that teem with life this time of year! Vernal Pools Vernal Pools are a type of wetland that is usually associated with forest settings. Vernal Pools... Continue Reading →

A Room with a View

FALPS Board members and a few volunteers have been working on clearing a vista looking from the Nature Museum in Peoples State Forest to the Turkey Vulture Ledges in American Legion State Forest. Here are volunteers clearing some saplings and brush. FALPS' Treasurer Paul HartFALPS' Board Member Roger BehrensVolunteer Tim Deschenes-Desmond with Erik Landgraff in... Continue Reading →

Pruning apple trees

Time to prune your apple trees! FALPS' President Ralph Scarpino, Board member Mike Schulde and DEEP's Jim Warner, a FALPS liaison, and DEEP forest maintenance, Craig Anderson, pruned an apple tree this morning at the Honald tract, a new addition to American Legion State Forest. They reported the temps were cold but, in Ralph's words,... Continue Reading →

Look for Green on our hike!

If you're planning on celebrating into the late night on St. Patrick's Day, why not spend part of the afternoon with us on our Annual St. Patty's Day hike? Perhaps we'll even find traces of green as plants try to find the sun.

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