Tag: Woodcock
  • July

    Woodcock Creek Lake celebrates Golden Jubilee

    “We lived with floods, pretty much every year.” That was the reality for Saegertown Borough Manager Charles Lawrence and many others living in the wake of the frequently flooding French Creek before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District built Woodcock Creek Lake Dam.
  • May

    Headwaters Highlights: Volunteer edition at Woodcock Creek Lake

    In 2004, due to the USACE volunteer program, Mark Ritke installed a dozen bluebird boxes at Woodcock Creek Lake, which fledge more than 50 bluebirds yearly. Because Mark monitors his bluebird boxes regularly throughout the nesting season and uses predator guards, he has a nearly 100 percent fledgling success rate.