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  • Another Magical Story
    Written by Ken Leinbach
    Tuesday, 05 August 2014
    Another Magical Story

    It feels a little like one of those movies of intrigue that involves the rare collection of unknown value, a chance rendezvous in a far away place, large sums of money, serendipity, strategy sessions, encounters with powerful people and in the end, a perfect exclamation point to a life well lived. In this instance Pieter Godfrey's legacy lives on in the most unexpected of ways.

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  • Overwintering Plants: Science and Practice
    Written by Caitlin Reinartz
    Wednesday, 22 October 2014
    Overwintering Plants: Science and Practice

    Winter is on its way, and I'm preparing by unearthing the wool socks and long johns buried in the back of my closet, and by covering my windows with plastic (one of my least favorite chores). All this preparation makes me think of my little plant friends, who are also busy preparing for winter in their own way. How can a living thing freeze solid for months, then thaw out the next spring and continue on its merry way? And how can we humans help prepare our plants for their big sleep? Read on to learn how plants get ready for winter, and how we’ve successfully overwintered plants in our nursery here at the Center for the past 8 years!

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  • Check This Out: Lawn Sports Edition
    Written by Guest Blogger
    Friday, 03 October 2014
    Check This Out: Lawn Sports Edition

    Autumn is upon us, but that doesn't mean you have to stop borrowing summer equipment from the Urban Ecology Center. Members of the Urban Ecology Center have unlimited access to a variety of tools and games to help keep you active all year round. Take advantage of the beautiful weather while it's still here!

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