One of the most unique salamander species that lives in Indiana County is the Common Mudpuppy. This adult was about 12 inches in length. Mudpuppies have more DNA in their cells than any living organism on Earth, a truly unique species that is worth protecting for that reason alone.
An old photo of the Trusal Covered Bridge on this interpretive panel shows that prior to the mid-1960s the covered bridge was not painted.
By November Witch Hazel is in bloom, adding some color to our woods at a time of year when most trees have lost their fall colors.