Post-Journal Headlinesen-usFri, 19 Dec 2014 15:59:23 EDTFri, 19 Dec 2014 15:59:23 EDT Watershed Notes is late fall and the time of year when visual reminders of winter's onset are evident across the landscape.Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTFrozen Puddles Run Road meanders through a beautiful valley in Allegany State Park. I picked that road for last weekend's hike because it is mostly flat - good for my slowly healing back injury - and mostly open - so I could enjoy the sunshin.Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPlanting A Live Christmas Tree annually selecting and planting a different species of conifer for my Christmas tree, I have been able to enjoy an interesting and diverse collection of evergreens around my propert.Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTOdds And Ends Last week's column on binoculars mentioned that 10-power or stronger optics can be difficult to hold steady, and that's why I prefer eight-power binocular.Sat, 13 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTChautauqua Watershed Notes a morning of fieldwork in the swamp, we decided to walk to the lakeshore for a snack break. When we got close to the shore, we saw two of something in the water. We froze as we tried to identify the black and white floating blobs.Sun, 7 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT