Salute the Flag @ Cameron Wildlife Sanctuary - Palermo, NJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 14.416 W 074° 40.345
18S E 528269 N 4343490
Quick Description: There are two other projects located inside this county park. This project, however, is located on the outside of the wildlife conservatory and greets visitors with a beautifully landscaped area to accentuate an American flag and 12-foot flag pole.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 2/23/2008 9:31:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM37KD
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 27

Long Description:
This project was completed by Mike Ummarino from Troop 55 in July of 2004. His troop is located in Tuckahoe, NJ, Cape May County.

The detail and design makes this well-crafted landscape a perfect addition to this county park. I especially appreciated the fieldstone-layered retaining wall which surrounds three different non-deciduous species of shrubbery. It is also wired for nighttime lighting as well. I was unaware that complex electrical work was a mandate for an Eagle Scout!

Located in Cape May County, this wildlife preserve is simply beautiful, thanks in part to the efforts made by local Eagle Scouts. When you are finished admiring this scout's handiwork, walk down the path and inside the park to be dazzled by the dozens of interpretive duck displays scattered throughout the preserve. They are colorful and informative and offer great insight into the many species of duck we see everyday. There are swinging benches, fish-laden lakes and ponds and well defined, hard-packed trails for your enjoyment. If this were a geocache, the terrain would be rated a 1. I would definitely recommend this waymark, as well as the other waymarks and geocaches for children.

Name of Eagle Scout: Mike Ummarino

Project Completion Date: 07/01/2004

Troop Number: 55

Troop Location: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Provide a picture at the location of the Eagle Project and explain how the project has benefited you by it being placed here.
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