Streambanks and Lakeshores Need Plants Trees and native plants generate the shade that keeps streams cool, protect against erosion, filter pollutants and provide bugs for fish to eat. Take care not to trample and erode streambanks when sportfishing or walking along salmon streams and lakes.
Timberdoodle Flats Interpretive Trail (Westline, PA): The trail is often wide, grassy, and rolling, making it ideal for children. The Bluebird Loop has a limestone surface. This property used to be a farm many years ago. The trail provides an excellent example of fields reverting to forest and forest succession. If left undisturbed, the meadows and fields will once again become old-growth forest many years from now.
Silohome - During the 1950s and 1960s, the U.S. government built hundreds of Atlas-F missile silos in preparation for a nuclear attack that never came. Most of these silos were abandoned, but Bruce Francisco and Gregory Gibbons acquired one in New York’s Adirondack State Park and transformed it into an underground haven.