Welcome to the Nature Notebook. Early mornings before sunrise when the dew is thick, brings eerie glowing lights to the edges of fields, roads or lawns. Look more closely and you will find “glow worms.” Actually, they are not worms at all but the larval stage of a particular beetle. We know the adults as […]
Please join us for the “24th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment” NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERS ANNOUNCE DINNER SPEAKER, MASTER OF CEREMONIES AND AWARD RECIPIENTS The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Northeast Office, PPL Corporation, Procter & Gamble Paper […]
Welcome to the Nature Notebook. Monarch butterflies are one of the few insects that migrate long distances to escape winter weather. When late summer and early autumn Monarchs emerge as adults, they are programmed to begin a 3,000-mile journey south. These typically solitary butterflies often cluster at night on their southward journey. A large flock […]
Welcome to the Nature Notebook. Summer is in full swing, but for some songbirds it’s time to slip away to warmer places. Many of our songbirds returned to Pennsylvania from their wintering grounds in April and May. With little ado, they started courting and breeding, raising one, two and sometimes, three broods. That is all […]
Welcome to the Nature Notebook. Pennsylvania is not known for its shorebird population. These birds of beaches, mudflats and saltwater marshes frequent locations along the eastern shore during the summer months. But now these birds are on the move. Shorebirds from farther north begin their southward trek early. Some visit our state. Although many stop […]
Our staff at the preserves plans and conducts a variety of educational programs focusing on the natural environment, natural and cultural history, energy issues, outdoor skills training and workshops for students and teachers.
PPL’s preserves manage the natural resources entrusted to them in a conscientious manner using sound land management practices. We accomplish this stewardship by managing varied habitats on thousands of acres of PPL land.
At the PPL Environmental Preserves, we provide the public with many recreational and educational opportunities to enjoy nature’s beauty. We work with local conservation groups and environmental protection agencies to enhance wildlife habitats. All Pennsylvania boating, fishing and hunting laws apply and are enforced by the appropriate state agencies. Here are the preserves recreational […]