John Heinz Wildlife Refuge, PA

https://www.fws.gov/refuge/john_heinz/ What a Gem hidden near Philadelphia. The refuge is about 15 min drive from the Campus RV Park and Ride lot and offers alot of great  hiking, birding and biking. There is ample parking and the Visitor Center is brand new ( so new its empty ). If you are in Philadelphia and want […]

Birds and Javelinas at Bentsen State Park

What weird day…we started off with around 70s and a few hours later it was down to  48 F. We took the bicycles to ride in Bentsen State Park and were not disapointed. At the Green Jay blind we saw…surprise..Green Jays, but also a flicker and an Altimira Oriole. When we walked into the blind […]

Tram ride in Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge

Saturday we went back to the Santa Ana  Refuge with two other workampers and took the Tram ride throughout the park. Of course nothing ever works like planned we went on the day where the had a big event planned to protest potentially losing the refuge to the borderwall. We got there on time but […]

Back to Estero Llano State Park TX

Since we were in the area and have the Texas State Park Pass that gets us free entrance we decided to take a short walk in Estero Llano State Park and check out one of the boardwalk trails that gives access to the Pond Area. We saw the usual waterbirds but also saw a Scarlet […]