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What attracts Spotted Lanternflies?

Where I work, there is a rather large population of Spotted Lanternflies around our office building. From what I've read, they are considered invasive species and quite a problem this year in ...
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How long is the carp mating season at Presque Isle?

I was on the canoe trail at Presque Isle today, and there were large fish splashing in the shallows all over the place. We learned from a passerby that it was carp mating season, and the splash was ...
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Lake Erie / Presque Isle Water Level

I was up at Presque Isle (Erie PA) today and the water level was a foot or more higher than I when I was up there in the summer last year. I kind of surprised as I did not think it would be subject to ...
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What causes the current in the interior lagoons of Presque Isle State Park PA?

There is canoe trail, in the interior lagoons of Presque Isle State Park PA. No gas engines are allowed, travel is bidirectional, like a bike path most travelers make a two way trip on the same path. ...
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How does a tree with such an extreme curvature form?

Back in my hometown in Northeast Pennsylvania, I remembered that there was this tree down my road that had an extreme curvature to it. Now, I could see a branch of a tree growing like this, but this ...
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Wildlife canoe trails in or near Western Pennsylvania

I am looking for wildlife viewing areas that are open to manually powered boats (i.e. Canoe) in areas within a few hours drive of Pittsburgh PA. Criteria: Motor boats are prohibited (electric only ...
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PICTURED - What causes this sort of clearing?

I have been to several locations where I have seen clearing similar to the one I am in currently? This was a clear cut logging area. There are what look like small trees that we cut down, though this ...
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Hiking trails in Pennsylvania

My friends and I are looking for a solid hiking trail in Pennsylvania. This will be our second trip, but we are in reasonable shape and had little issue our first time around. We are from Michigan, ...