Date(s) - 06/18/2013
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
Speakers: John Hayes – Post-Gazette, Outdoors Editor.
Summary: John Hayes grew up in the suburbs east of Pittsburgh in a rural culture steeped in fishing, hunting, camping and hiking. Since 1980 he’s covered news, features, entertainment and outdoors for local newspapers and magazines, served as editor of Pittsburgh City Paper and was hired by the Post-Gazette in 2000. He’s been the paper’s outdoors editor since 2007.
Often called “rock snot” because of its phlegmy appearance, didymo (Didymosphenia geminata) is a coldwater algae native to Southern Canada and Northern Europe. Invasive on the waterways of more southerly climates, it grows into thick blooms that are not dangerous to humans but interfere in recreational use of waterways. Didymo entered Southwest Pennsylvania at Ohiopyle in 2012.
Add to calendar iCal
Sometimes the address and location information for a meeting point is not 100% accurate. Some parks and meeting point do not have a street address so it is difficult to program the map to point to the exact location. Click on the link for any additional driving directions and meeting point information to Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve.
We request that no one hunts a walk or foray location for at least two weeks prior to a walk or foray. It is only through your cooperation that we can have successful walks and forays. All walks & forays will be held rain or shine. Come 15-30 min early and socialize. All walks start on time, so be early, if you are late we will already be in the woods. You can find last minute additions or changes by going to our Yahoo Groups at groups.yahoo.com/group/wpamushroomclub.