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Discovering Ashland’s Habitats

Happy April nature friends! Have you all been outside lately? The weather is warming up, the birds are merrily singing, and the spring flowers are starting to bloom! Isn’t it wonderful? As the Ashland School Programs Coordinator my absolute favorite part of each spring season is getting the chance to be outdoors everyday introducing hundreds …

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Backyard invaders

Ian Stewart & Lori Athey Now that spring is here many Delawareans are enjoying the colorful wildflowers blooming in their backyard, local parks and road sides. Unfortunately, the great majority of those currently flowering are alien weeds which were either deliberately or accidentally introduced by Europeans. These plants found themselves in a new environment with …

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