Saturday, April 21, 2012

Kittatinny Ridge to Be Protected

Appalachian Trail above Port Clinton, Rockylvania. From Gone Hikin.

Kittatinny Ridge, which forms the northern boundary of Berks County, Pennsylvania, is set to be protected, partly because it's in important bird migration route. You Appalachian Trail thru-hikers or aspirers there-to might recognize it as the stretch which is bisected by the Schuylkill River where it emerges from Pennsylvania's Coal Regions. This is great news. I posted a picture from this very spot just a year and a half ago.

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So on the East Coast they're protecting their open space, while here in California we're closing down state parks and beaches? Something's not adding up there.

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