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Old 07-09-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
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Well I'm hesitant to call it a natural area, there are some preserves in the area which are scenic. We were able to observe many birds, deer, mink, and a snake and a turtle. The area as a whole is well worth spending a couple of days on. We visited Sachuest Wildlife Area and Norman Bird Santuary.
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Old 07-09-2012, 07:39 PM   #2
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Old 07-09-2012, 07:41 PM   #3
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That was quite a variety of wildlife! And gorgeous views. That was one day's worth of adventuring?!?!?!
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Great photos! I love the deer with it's face up in the air!
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Took about 4 hours to walk both places. Will go back to RI in winter.
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The deer photo is really 1 of a kind. I really like it. I've never seen anything like it before.
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Great series, midwesternerr. Thanks for sharing.

You make me really want to explore the area (and all of New England for that matter)...when we have more time and money, I hope we will get to do it. For now, maybe we can do a day trip or two before too long.

I really like the snail (snail1.jpg)...could be a POM entry, and of course the deer photo that everyone else commented on too.
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Thanks everyone, Dap I see you're in PA. Have you been to Hawk Mountain? It's on my list but I am not sure when I'll make it.
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Dap I see you're in PA. Have you been to Hawk Mountain? It's on my list but I am not sure when I'll make it.
No, I have not...I hate to admit (I guess we don't visit as many natural areas as we used to...I'll try to change that). However, it doesn't look too far away (probably a 2-3 hour drive. We'll have to check it out. Thanks.

If you do get out and would like to meet, let me know, and I'll do my best to get there.

BTW, is that a new title you have, "mentor"? If so, congrats...if not, then I'm not as observant as I think I am.
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