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Insects
Butterflies are likely the most beloved and recognizable group of insects because of their striking wing coloring and patterning. Butterflies are a subset of moths in the order Lepidoptera. Because our North American butterflies are active during the day, and no species is a pest to the average person, they get more respect than their...
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Our gentle dog Ruby was diagnosed with malignant melanoma last year. She was diagnosed shortly after we rang in the supposedly post pandemic New Year with the resolution: “have more fun.”
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The Overlooked Space Between Street and Sidewalk:How a Smart Urban Garden Design Can Create Community for People and Insects
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Does One Yard Make a Difference? —By Kelly Cartwright, Ph.D.
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The Ephemeral Spring WildflowersAfter a long winter, spring wildflower ephemerals herald a new growing season. The first blooms magically transform the woodland landscape.
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Willows are one of the last of our shrubs and trees to lose their leaves in autumn. They turn shades of yellow—anywhere from greenish-yellow to whitish-yellow. As earlier fall colors start to paint our landscapes, the willows offer a decidedly green contrast in a diversity of shades depending on the species.
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