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Meadow

In the quiet of a late winter morning, a battalion of height-fearless commandoes, equipped with chainsaws, brush cutters, and chippers, descended upon our neighborhood.  They had been directed by  Tennessee Gas to eradicate any plant growing within 35 feet of their pipeline, a … Continue reading

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Raptors

  The Audubon is a nature center in Sharon, Connecticut, named after the famed naturalist and painter John James Audubon. It is one of five in the State, with a particular focus and devotion to non-releasable animals, (a generally nice way … Continue reading

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For the Love of the Wild

Doug Tallamy, the author of  The Living Landscape, spoke recently at our local Audubon Center. Doug is the Professor and Chair of the Entomology and Wildlife Ecology Department at the University of Delaware, and a wonderful speaker and teacher. His compelling books have … Continue reading

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