Archive for Nature
Jegator–a two-year-old alligator–and Jeff, his owner, enjoy a lovely Sunday afternoon in Malcolm X Park:
Finally getting this little video together:
Volunteers from the Friends of Malcolm X Park, UC Green, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, the surrounding neighborhood and from across the city gathered in Malcolm X Park to help plant two young Sugar Maples. The trees were a surprise donation to the park, left over from the streetscaping around the newly refurbished Market St. section of the El.
Music: “Pine St.” by David Reyes (found in the Open Source Audio collection at Archive.org)
I love dogs and you love dogs, but not everyone does…Some people are terrified by off-leash dogs! Do the right thing and keep them leashed. And we share this park, so clean up after your animal!
Found this lovely little critter while planting the park’s two new Sugar Maples on Monday. Any idea what it will turn into?
This beautiful animal was patient with some truly adoring little kids all day Saturday in Malcolm X Park.
There have been no sightings of Malcolm the Falcon in the park yet this summer. The squirrels were decidedly less concerned with these two ducks who seem to have gone a bit off course:
This morning, Malcolm X Park will see the addition of a handful of new trees to replace a few of those lost in recent years. If you’re feeling spry, come out and join the effort! 9am to about 1pm.
The park’s not draining so well these days, so despite Doug, the Seasonal Maintenance Attendant’s best efforts with the salt, we’ve had a fairly treacherous sheet of ice on most of the walkways in the park for a few weeks now:
The warm weather should help!