Monday, October 19, 2020
tomatoes

Julie Geiss takes us back to the end of summer sometime in the 1980s, during a time of sibling rivalries and prized Egyptian heirloom tomatoes.
bullfrog

Join Julie Geiss and her crew as they embark on “Operation Bullfrog” late at night under the cover of darkness.
Eastern spiny softshell turtle

Julie Geiss explains how her woods and fields became Neverland this summer as her sons and their cousins became Lost Boys in search of new adventures.
Swallow Falls State Park

Julie Geiss and her family visit Swallow Falls State Park in Garrett County, Maryland.
yellow sweet clover

Julie Geiss outlines some invasive plant species spreading within the U.S. today and ponders the best management techniques.
Badlands National Park

Yellow sweet clover is appealing to the eye but damaging to the land in a mixed-grass prairie, like the one at Badlands National Park.
The Linesville Spillway is home to ravenous carp. (Julie Geiss photo)

Julie Geiss and her family recently visited the Linesville Spillway at Pymatuning State Park to feed the ravenous carp at the well-known "bowl."
tunnel on Allegheny River Trail

Julie Geiss recaps a recent outing on the Allegheny River Trail, which runs 32 miles to Oil City, allowing visitors glimpses into local history.
Mountain laurel

Julie Geiss recalls a recent trip to Laurel Ridge State Park and all the beautiful floral blooms she saw during her hike.
fishing rod

Julie Geiss' son has fallen in love with fishing — "hook, line and sinker."