Neighborhood Greening

Dedicated to Community Environmental Education and Stewardship

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Harnessing the spirit of residents, schools, places of worship, organizations, and businesses to create a greener community.

Featured Articles from The Butterfly Effect Journal

Thank an Ant! The Essential Spring Wildflower Gardeners of the Insect World. By Vicki Bonk.

The Ephemeral Spring Wildflowers
After a long winter, spring wildflower ephemerals herald a new growing season. The first blooms magically transform the woodland landscape. These early plants emerge in deciduous forests before the overhead trees fully leaf out. (more…)

Notice Nature Everywhere

You know this is lichen.  You’ve seen it everywhere your entire life. That’s because there are over 14,000 species of lichen in the world. Yet, what do you know about lichen? Here’s a secret: it’s one of the most fascinating organisms on Earth. And you’ve barely noticed it. (more…)

A Pollinator Health Food Banquet. By Dave Crawford.

“Native flowers are absolutely the best food source for native pollinators, and the pollinators know it. (more…)

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