News

16
Jun

Second Egg Not Viable

The loon parents were last observed on the nest the evening of June 13 even though their second egg had not hatched. Yesterday evening we marked the egg with penciled X to be sure it...
Read More
13
Jun

Say hello to Pablo!

Linda and Paul Messer have chosen the names for this year’s chicks. Traditionally a male name is chosen for the first chick, even though we have no idea what sex it is. Pablo’s sibling will...
Read More
13
Jun

Get The Lead Out!

Fishing by humans and diving birds (loons, mergansers, cormorants, osprey and eagles) is increasing on Pleasant Lake as it warms up. The sinkers, line and hooks we loose or leave behind can cause unnecessary harm...
Read More
11
Jun

Watching and Waiting

Our loons are still waiting for their eggs to hatch. They diligently take turns tending the eggs. This week the loons are spending more time together, one on the nest and one nearby in the...
Read More
31
May

Turtle Cove, Loons and Dandelions

Turtle Cove is looking better. There are signs of recovery. Aquatic vegetation is coming back, there are plenty of red-spotted salamanders and tadpoles, not to mention turtles (painted and snapping). Beaver have been busy building...
Read More
23
May

Kicking off 2020 Loon Season!

Spring is here, the loons are back, and so are Jen and Jon. Welcome to another summer of news about the nature of Pleasant Lake.
18
Nov

A Looney Year In Review

As our last contribution to the PLPA posts for this year, we want to review our summer with the Loon family. Almost all of the photos below are ones we have not used. It has been a bumpy year for the Loons.
10
Nov

Turtle Cove – Hoping For The Best

As we wind down our part of the newsletter for this year, we'll focus on Turtle Cove and the other shallow areas of the lake still exposed due to the second attempt at lowering the lake level in order to repair the dam. The major nurseries for the plants and animals of Pleasant Lake are in these shallow areas.
18
Oct

Dealing With Change Continued

Fall color is at its peak around the lake. This view is from the mouth of Turtle Cove. In this issue we continue to look at how some animals in the watershed are preparing to get through the winter ahead.

You are donating to : Greennature Foundation

How much would you like to donate?
$10 $20 $30
Would you like to make regular donations? I would like to make donation(s)
How many times would you like this to recur? (including this payment) *
Name *
Last Name *
Email *
Phone
Address
Additional Note
paypalstripe
Loading...
error: Content is protected !!