Truesdale Lake  

South Salem, New York

April 3, 2015
by rob
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Muskrat and Melting Ice

In 16 winters here I don’t remember seeing the ice stay past March 31st. This winter was so cold we entered the month of April with ice and it has stuck around for a few days.

The warm air and the cold ice made a foggy inversion layer today that just begged to be photographed.

I was taking photos of the fog, ice, and lake shore when a decent sized muskrat surfaced in the open water between the ice layer and the shoreline. I was able to snap off a few photos from our floating dock. Unfortunately as I went to change the settings to a higher shutter speed to catch the creature in action, he noticed me and ducked back under the ice. Continue reading

January 7, 2014
by rob
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Ice Safety

ICE SAFETY (this document is also available as a pdf download here) Truesdale Lake freezes in the winter and is often perfect for sledding, skating, ice hockey, cross country skiing and just taking a beautiful winter walk. However one must never go … Continue reading

January 13, 2008
by rob
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Ice Safety Information and Download

ICE SAFETY (this document is also available as a pdf download here) Truesdale Lake freezes in the winter and is often perfect for sledding, skating, ice hockey, cross country skiing and just taking a beautiful winter walk. However one must never go … Continue reading