Beyond the Fence

"Beyond the Fence" is a monthly column in The Finger Lakes Times that is written by freelance author, Dee Calvasina. The column is centered around the property formerly known as the Seneca Army Depot, which has been surrounded by a 24 mile long perimeter fence since 1941. Still fenced off today, Deer Haven Park makes up 3000 acres in the northern portion of the former Depot property. Each month, Dee will uncover and enlighten her readers to the some of the mysteries, history and unique Flora and Fauna... Beyond the Fence.

Click the links below and go "Beyond the Fence" with Dee Calvasina.

NOV 2021 - "Beyond the Fence: Autumn escapade at Deer Haven Park"
OCT 2021 - "Beyond the Fence: Travels from afar"
SEP 2021 - "Beyond the Fence: A colossal achievement"
AUG 2021 - "Beyond the Fence: Enduring Legacy"
JUL 2021 - "Beyond the Fence:  Dispossessed - When the land beyond..."
JUN 2021 - "Beyond the Fence: Making a difference"
MAY 2021 - "Beyond the Fence: Not taken for granted"
APR 2021 - "Beyond the Fence: Outer fence insights - Getting ready for..."
MAR 2021 - "Beyond the Fence: Spring's awakening"
FEB 2021 - "Beyond the Fence: Seeking eventide sustenance"
JAN 2021 - "Beyond the Fence: Winter's reprieve"
DEC 2020 - "Beyond the Fence: An incomparable adventure"
NOV 2020 - "Beyond the Fence: Turkey tenure"
OCT 2020 - "Beyond the Fence: Remembering Kendaia"
SEP 2020 - "Beyond the Fence: Resilience"
AUG 2020 - "Beyond the Fence: Childlike eyes"
JUL 2020 - "Beyond the Fence: Virtual hugs from nature"
JUN 2020 - "Beyond the Fence: Making history"

About the Author

Dee Calvasina
Dee Calvasina, freelance author

Dee Calvasina is a Finger Lakes native, professional writer, and freelance author whose work has been published in numerous regional, national, and international publications.  Spanning her career, in addition to environmental subject matter, her genres have included alternative medicine, health and fitness, medical, and human interest.  In response to readership following, a booklet of her prose entitled, “Escape” was published, as well as numerous poems and greeting card sentiments.  A columnist for the Finger Lakes Times, her monthly piece entitled, “Beyond the Fence” highlights both the human and wildlife adventures surrounding Deer Haven Park, LLC wherein she shares her passion for the white, whitetail deer in a manner that allows her readers an adventure via the written word. She resides in upstate New York with her husband and two furry canines.