Tag: conowingo dam

Lunchtime at the Dam

At Conowingo Dam, it’s all about the Shad. This powerful dam across the Susquehanna River holds back the water’s power and harnesses it for energy for the surrounding area. Running the locks periodically to maintain water levels, the shad run through the dam and are knocked silly and […]

Another Day at the Dam

Today was a wonderful day at the Conowingo Dam, waiting..waiting..and waiting for some Bald Eagle action to occur. The morning was overcast and misty, with cloud cover through most of the morning. The promised sunny day didn’t occur until midday when the dam went quiet, and the Bald […]