Monthly Archives: April 2012

Shenk’s Ferry Wildflower preserve

There is a peaceful trail along a creek in the woods in southern Lancaster County that comes alive with color every spring.  Shenk’s Ferry wildflower sanctuary is quite impressive, boasting more than 70 species of wildflowers that bloom each spring.  … Continue reading

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There is surprising beauty in a very unexpected place in Philadelphia. Near Richmond Street is an old decaying pier that once was used to deliver coal by train to waiting barges in the Delaware River. What is left today are … Continue reading

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