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Hand rearing for penguin conservation- latest science bulletin

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I Thought Ladybugs Would be Easy

I Thought Ladybugs Would be Easy.

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For the love of insects!

Happy Valentine’s Day! In honor of insects and the day of love, the Xerces Society is showcasing insect short films on their facebook page. I thought I’d share a few of the short films, especially with the oscars around the … Continue reading

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Ruminations on Tree Planting and Prairie Conservation

Originally posted on The Prairie Ecologist:
Trees are great, but trees in and around prairies can negatively impact habitat quality for many grassland plant and animal species and provide points of introduction for invasive species.  Encroachment by trees has become…

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Make the Most of Holiday Trees

Originally posted on Oakmoss Education:
If you were unable to take up our suggestion of using a live tree in your holiday celebrations but, instead, employed a cut tree, do not toss the remnants on the curb. The best option…

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Latest Science Bulletins: Cuckoos

Have you heard of brood parasitism? Basically, a bird, a cuckoo in this case, lays its own egg in another bird’s nest and leaves it there for the other bird to raise its young, which it does because the cuckoo … Continue reading

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Climate March

Just a quick note about the Climate March on Sept. 21st in NYC- I attended and it was a great experience. Here are a few accounts from some Switzer Fellows, including me!: http://switzernetwork.org/fellows-news/fellows-nyc-peoples-climate-march

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