Fortin Park – March 7, 2023

Report by Barb Baumann.  Filling our senses Tuesday morning was the sound of 23 pairs of feet crunching on snow, the sight of bright sunlight reflecting off the snow-covered ground and the feel of cold wind in our faces. We saw buds on a black willow tree, turkey and goose tracks near the waters ofContinue reading “Fortin Park – March 7, 2023”

Fortin Park – January 3, 2023

Report by Barbara Baumann.  With temperatures in the 40s and light rain falling, twenty-three enthusiastic hikers, wearing raincoats, ponchos and/or carrying umbrellas, made their way around the former F&F Airpark’s landing/take-off field. Near the banks of the Susquehanna River we sighted mergansers. By the Charlotte Creek we noted the power of water to change itsContinue reading “Fortin Park – January 3, 2023”

March 29th – Fortin Park

Report by Barb Baumann.  The weather was cold and breezy, the conversation warm and friendly for the 13 ADKers who walked along the perimeter of the snow-covered fields at Fortin Park on Tuesday, March 29, 2022.  We heard at least one Cardinal, a Tufted Titmouse, some Chickadees and sparrows and a number of other birdsContinue reading “March 29th – Fortin Park”

February 8th, 2022 – Fortin Park

Report by Barb Baumann.  A Bald Eagle soared overhead as a welcome for the 23 ADKers gathered at the edge of the Fortin Park parking lot to sign in for the day’s hike. Because the snow was not appropriate for either skis or snowshoes, we walked the perimeter of the former F&F Airport’s landing/take-off field,Continue reading “February 8th, 2022 – Fortin Park”