We can expect to see waterfowl such as geese, wood ducks, mallard ducks,
great blue herons, and green herons. There will be a verity of songbirds and
mammals such as raccoons, muskrats, and possible mink in the wetlands. The
camera is used in the local schools for educational purposes.
The Murrysville Community Park (MCP) wetland area was built with
Pennsylvania DOT funding to replace wetlands lost during the widening of
Route 22. Through the efforts of several volunteers there is now a completed
walking trail. The Valley Hiking Trail is 1.5 miles long and winds from the
Sears house on Wiestertown Road through woods, clearings, down into the
lowest part of the valley, over tributaries of Steels Run and to the high
plateau with a view of the ball fields below and wooded hills in the
This wetlands area was built with PennDOT funding to replace wetlands lost during the widening of Route 22, according to PixController, Inc.
Geese, mallard ducks, raccoons and muskrats are among the animals that make their way through the wetlands in this live feed.