I don't know about you, but my flower beds need a thorough de-weeding! Because of my dogs, though, I don't want to use chemicals to accomplish the task. So, here are some other ways to keep the
Bald Eagles Spotted in Palisades
Dated: April 18 2012
I saw my first bald eagle on a raft trip down the Snake River in the Grand Tetons National Park in Wyoming in 1968. It was a majestic sight, and one that I never thought I'd experience here in Rockland County. Well, every once in a while things get done right. In this case, it was the banning of the insecticide DDT, which caused eagles to lay thin-shelled eggs which cracked under their weight. With the chemical out of the food chain, bald eagles, along with hawks and vultures, have made a comeback in this area. One of my gym buddies lives in Snedens Landing in Palisades, and she sent me a photo of a nesting pair of eagles who decided to grace her property in that community with their presence. Their rather imposing nest is situated high up in a pine tree right on the edge of the palisades, with a commanding view of the Hudson River. This is the same neighborhood that hosted a pair of panthers a couple of years back, and I guess the moral is that some wild animals are better judges of property value than we ever thought possible.
I am thrilled to join Wright Bros as a new member of the Nyack community. After spending most of my life working as a Head Electrician on Broadway, I discovered through buying and selling my own prop....