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  • Outside homeschool fun for spring days
    Outside homeschool fun for spring days
    The weather is warming up, and it's tempting to call off school to spend the whole day playing. Although a free day is okay every now and then, sometimes you still have to get schoolwork done, even when fresh air is calling. Fortunately, nice...
  • Ili pika
    Naturalists snap rare photo of endangered ili pika
    In 1983, while on a state-commissioned trek studying natural resources and infectious diseases (no clue why those were connected, but moving on), Weidong Li happened upon a shy little furball living in the nooks and crannies of China's...
  • The Nature Conservancy garden
    Nature Conservancy garden is an empty canvas
    It's brown now, but not for long, Look quickly before Thursday’s 75 degrees and a drizzle as the transformation is about to begin.At the Nature Conservancy's Native Plant Garden you will find printed handouts that list Virginia&rsquo...
  • Who cut down the Petrified Forests?
    Who were the Lumberjacks of the Petrified Forest?
    Petrified forests can be found in dozens of locations all around the globe, dating back more than 250 million years. So, the question is, who cut down all those trees with the precision of a chainsaw?Petrified woodis the result of a tree having...
  • Piney Woods celebrated at Crosby Arboretum
    The Crosby Arboretum Foundation Inaugural Art Show scheduled for April
    The Crosby Arboretum Foundation will hold its inaugural art competition, A Piney Woods Art Affair, in April with nearly two weeks of activity leading up to three days of public display, according to Senior Curator Jill Mirkovich. The facility,...
  • Spring flowers
    March into the Oak Park Conservatory
    March begins with the hope we will soon be ending the winter season entering spring hopefully awaiting the greenery of the country beginning. One way to view the upcoming spring’s beauty is to visit the many of indoor gardens Chicagoland has...
  • Invasive Lionfish
    Invasive lionfish causing problems in the Caribbean
    A new study finds that the colorful red lion fish is eating it way through the Caribbean reefs, and not even sharks seem to be able to stop the venomous fish.The research, published online in the journalPLOS ONE,focused on the effect of natural...
  • Sea turtle nesting season begins in Florida
    Sea turtle nesting season begins in Florida
    It's that time of year again when sea turtles emerge from the surf to dig nests in the sand where they lay their eggs. As tempting as it might be to get as close as possible to watch the spectacular sight and photograph the sea turtle as it...
  • Central Illinois nature centers
    3 nature centers to visit in Central Illinois
    Although reading books is a great way to learn about the world around you, when given the opportunity, it's also a good idea to get out and explore that world in person. For up-close encounters with Illinois flora and fauna, nature centers are...
  • Night Hike March 5, 2015, U W Arboretum
    Free Full Moon night hike March 5, 2015, U W Arboretum
    On March 5, 2015 there will be a free guided full moon night hike at the U W Arboretum. This full moon walk has been called many things by our ancestors, including coon mating moon, worm rising moon, sap moon and crow moon. They definitely were in...
  • Castlewood state park
    St. Louis's historical Castlewood State Park
    Weather is changing, we are under about a foot of snow right now but it is already melting and according to the local forecast, we will be seeing a warming trend come Thursday March 5th. Today is March 1st and we are all tired of this winter. The...
  • Quiet your mind and soothe your soul with nature.
    How to reconnect with nature in New Orleans
    Nature has a way of soothing your soul and releasing negative energetic build-up. Although New Orleans is a big city, several places in the metropolitan and surrounding areas offer sanctuary to those needing peace and solitude.If you have green...
  • "West Lake 30-4" (2013, copper plate etching) by Yan Sanchun
    Yan Sanchun captures memories of West Lake at Chelsea gallery show
    Chambers Fine Art in Chelsea is featuring a collection of works by Yan Sanchun for the exhibition West Lake. For this show, Sanchun presents several paintings and copper plate etchings of West Lake located in the city of Hangzhou, which is...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's frank Thomas House
    Frank Lloyd Wright- events that shaped his life
    Wright fought for acceptance of every new designJudged the most influential architect of his living time, Frank Lloyd Wright designed roughly 1,000 structures, some 400 of which were constructed. Wright described his "organic architecture...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Frank W. Thomas House
    Frank Lloyd Wright-Prairie School of Architecture Historic District
    TheFrank Lloyd Wright/Prairie School of Architecture Historic DistrictA residential neighborhood in theCook County, Illinois village ofOak Park, U.S., The Frank Lloyd Wright Historic District is together a federally designated historic district...
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