Christi Leeson

Bat Trick-or-Treating - Photo by Michael Durham, Minden Pictures, BCI

A Green Halloween for the Bats and Beasties

Tips from Delaware Nature Society By Christi Leeson Halloween can be a celebration that is not so green.  Make it a Halloween that’s not so scary for your bats and beasties with these environmentally friendly tips from Delaware Nature Society: Don’t scare the costumed kids with single-use plastic. Instead, give kids reusable Trick-or-Treating sacks and …

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Farming the Forest at Coverdale Farm Preserve

by Michele Wales, Coverdale Farm Preserve Manager For 15 years Coverdale has raised livestock in our pastures & barns and grown acres of vegetables in our teaching gardens & CSA. Now we are reaching beyond the farm borders to the woodland to grow…..mushrooms! Specifically, the delicious Pleurotus ostreatus. Pleurotus (“sideways”) ostreatus (“oyster”) come by their …

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