I posted my pictures from my Labo Day Weekend visit to Clarks Gully. Click on the link below to see them.
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Tim Hart and I returned to the Peacemakers Sanctuary at Onondaga Lake and moved the benches to make them accessible for people to sit on. As I noted in my previous post high water forced us to move the benches to prevent them from washing away.Sacred Sites Update--Peacemaker's Sanctuary Onondaga Lake
The water was still a little high so we did not put the far bench back to its original location. USGS 04240495 ONONDAGA LAKE AT LIVERPOOL NY WATER LEVE
The pictures below show the new setting. Both benches still have Energy Vortices attached to them. There are also other divine features close to the benches.
We think we will not move the far bench back until next spring. We are going to leave ropes attached to the benches just in case the water rises again. The ropes should not have any affect on the quality of sitting down.
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
The deluge of rain last week overwhelmed Central New York's lakes, rivers and streams, including Onondaga Lake and the Peacemaker's Sanctuary The water level of the lake was as high as I have ever seen it. USGS 04240495 ONONDAGA LAKE AT LIVERPOOL NY WATER LEVEL.
Fortunately last Thursday I hd enough sense to go to the lake and check on the benches. The seat of the far bench was covered with water and although its legs are heavy metal it was beginning to float.
The water had not rise enough to cover the closer bench.
Monday, August 9, 2021
The United Nations released today its most recent climate assessment, IPCC | Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis concluding that climate change is accelerating faster than expected and some changes are irreversible, or may take centuries to reverse.
Here are some some of the report's key findings:
A.1 It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred.
A.2 The scale of recent changes across the climate system as a whole and the present state of many aspects of the climate system are unprecedented over many centuries to many thousands of years.
B.1 Global surface temperature will continue to increase until at least the mid-century under all emissions scenarios considered. Global warming of 1.5°C and 2°C will be exceeded during the 21st century unless deep reductions in carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas emissions occur in the coming decades.
B.2 Many changes in the climate system become larger in direct relation to increasing global warming. They include increases in the frequency and intensity of hot extremes, marine heatwaves, and heavy precipitation, agricultural and ecological droughts in some regions, and proportion of intense tropical cyclones, as well as reductions in Arctic sea ice, snow cover and permafrost.
B.3 Continued global warming is projected to further intensify the global water cycle, including its variability, global monsoon precipitation and the severity of wet and dry events.
B.4 Under scenarios with increasing CO2 emissions, the ocean and land carbon sinks are projected to be less effective at slowing the accumulation of CO2 in the atmosphere.
B.5 Many changes due to past and future greenhouse gas emissions are irreversible for centuries to millennia, especially changes in the ocean, ice sheets and global sea level.
The hope for change cast by the UN and others is admirable, however, given that we cannot even agree that climate change is real and we cannot rally to stop life threatening events like Covid-19 there is not much of a chance that anything will be done.
Climate change is accelerating and as I have been saying for years it continues to be underestimated.
Life extinction events are ahead of us.
Monday, August 2, 2021
A new study in Ecosphere predicts that the forest fires currently ravaging the western states may be of the thing of the past by 2030.
Because so much will be burned up during the remainder of this decade that there will not be much left to burn. To read the Study. Does hot and dry equal more wildfire? Contrasting short- and long-term climate effects on fire in the Sierra Nevada, CA
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Yesterday I was walking my dog when I saw a large maple tree four feet in diameter uprooted because the rain had saturated the earth. The tree just fell over on its side. I immediately thought that I should go visit the Peacemaker's Sanctuary at Onondaga Lake Park and make sure the benches there have not floated away. Direction for Peacemaker's Sanctuary
The good news was:
The Vibe was still extremely positive.
All four Energy Vortices were still intact.
The Veil was still thin.
Several Water Domes/Blind Springs are still there
Bottom line all the features that make Peacemaker's Sanctuary special are all still there.
Like a Wet Spring
The benches were both there, but water covered much of the area as the pictures below tell.The picture above is of the far bench.
Raccoons shucking clams over the years have broken into small pebble sand like type of soil.
I was particularly concerned that the far bench might have floated away.. It did not as the pciture above shows. Interestingly looking at one of the legs we see a higher water mark. Was the water higher, or did waves create the mark?
Looking at the near bench from the far bench.