The scientific name of the Indiana bat is Myotis sodalist. Myotis means “mouse ear” and refers to the relatively small, mouse-like ears of the bats in this group. Sodalis is the Latin word for “companion.” The Indiana bat is a very social species and large numbers cluster together during hibernation. The species is called the Indiana […]
Great news… Our new, very cool looking, trackable geo coins for our Eco Tour are in. Check with the Tourist Bureau, Indiana Free Library, Indiana Conservation District, and Blue Spruce Park. They will be out to the other locations next week. Check our Indiana County Geo trail tab for more information.
Thanks to Adam Cotchen (Indiana County Conservation District), the PA Fish and Boat Commission’s Mark Sausser and his staff, Yellow Creek State Park staff, Phil Hay and Son Excavation Company, several PASEC and Evergreen volunteers and Eli Long from Trout Unlimited, this project was completed in one day on Sept […]
Our Eco tour geocache tour went live November 1st. We have had many people who have already found our caches and given us feedback. We presented a “kick off” presentation on Saturday the 4th to explain the Eco tour and find the first cache in the series. You need a passport where you fill in […]
“Muggles” brave cold to learn about geocaching Twenty- five children and adults came to Blue Spruce Pavilion 1 on Saturday Morning November 4th to learn about geocaching. Being cold and damp didn’t dampen their enthusiasm. What’s a “Muggle”? If you don’t know you probably are one. It’s anyone who is unfamiliar with geocaching. Evergreen Conservancy […]
HILTON GARDEN INN JOINS EVRGREEN CONSRVANCY MEMBERS IN PICKING TRASH ON HOODLEBUG TRAIL October 14 was a beautiful day to conduct a clean-up of the Hoodlebug Trail and adjoining route 119 areas. Evergreen members had a nice surprise when staff from the local Hilton Garden Inn arrived to help with the clean-up. “This our community […]