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  • Allandale Woods Rock Pond in Summer
    Boston residents invited to come out for a fun winter hike in Allandale Woods
    The Boston Natural Areas Network is inviting the public to come out and take part in their upcoming Wilds Exploration snowshoe walk and winter hike. This is an event that will appeal to plant enthusiasts , hikers and nature lovers alike.The event...
  • Lizards
    A little facts about five lizards
    You may walk around in the woods or just in your yard during the Summer and see a little lizard dart past your feet. Ever wonder what kind of reptile it was? Maybe you'll see one of them here! Many may think it was a snake, but I will say...
  • Ginger everything!
    The health benefits of ginger
    Historically, ginger has a long tradition of being very useful in lots of symptoms of intestinal problems. In herbal medicine, ginger is known as an excellent carminative (a substance which helps the elimination of intestinal gas) and intestinal...
  • John Heinz Refuge: Just ducky, even in winter
    John Heinz Refuge: Just ducky, even in winter
    While nature is all around us, for nature lovers and photographers, some places simply have more viewable access. John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge is one of those places. There is plenty of waterfowl and wildlife to entertain visitors. With...
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    Five Hudson Valley Museums you must visit in 2015
    From Yonkers to Kingston on both sides of the Hudson River, visiting this subjective collection of Hudson Valley Museums presents the broadest look at the art, astronomy, nature, environment, maritime and cultural history of the Hudson Valley and...
  • Healing Magic A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living
    Robin R. Bennett on 'Healing Magic A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living'
    Brought to you by North Atlantic BooksYou can find this book on Amazon1. What was your prime inspiration and motivation in creating your book, "Healing Magic A Green Witch Guidebook to Conscious Living"?My life has been so deeply...
  • Minks standing
    American Mink (Neovison vison)
    The mink has a long, sleek body about two feet long. It has short, stubby legs, a long neck, small ears and eyes and a long thick tail. In fact,most of the mink is tail! It has brown to black fur with white fur on its chin and a little bit of...
  • China destroys illegal ivory
    China destroys illegal ivory
    China destroyed 6 tons of illegal ivory from its stock.Officials organized what they said was the country's first large-scale ivory destruction in Dongguan in southern Guangdong province, where much of China's ivory trade is concentrated...
  • Red-Tailed Hawk
    All about those pesky Red Tailed Hawks
    This is the most widespread and familiar large hawk in North America, bulky and broad-winged, designed for effortless soaring. An inhabitant of open country, it is commonly seen perched on roadside poles or soaring over fields and woods. Although...
  • "Cloud" (2014) by Peggy Preheim
    Peggy Preheim examines nature and human behavior with her latest show
    The Tanya Bonakdar Gallery in Chelsea is currently presenting works by Peggy Preheim for an exhibition titled Archipelago. The title Archipelago refers to a chain of islands and below it is a significant portion of landscape underwater making it...
  • The Beauty of Hidden Lake
    Canoe Days: Enjoy the beauty and wonder of a quiet canoe ride
    Canoe Days by Gary Paulsen (Author), Ruth Wright Paulsen (Illustrator), New York: Dragonfly Books; Reprint edition (June 12, 2001), Paperback:32 pages, Amazon.com $7.99, Age Range:3 - 7 years, Reviewed by John HallReading this book, according to...
  • Snow on Cholla Cactus
    Inspiring juxtapositions in natural Tucson, Arizona
    Nature offers wonder and beauty in both the anticipated and the unexpected. Astonishment is an innate joy as well as an essential element of creativity. It ripples outward as poet Mary Oliver intoned, “Be astonished. Tell about it.”...
  • Wild Plum tree
    Five fruit trees of Missouri
    Looking for nice fruit trees in Missouri? Here is a good list of fruit trees in Missouri. In the Spring time you will know if its a fruit tree because every fruit blooms flowers. If you don't have any fruit trees, plant some around your...
  • Wild Cherry tree
    What is the Wild Cherry tree good for?
    These days cherry wood is used to make furniture. The wood is hard, strong and honey-colored, and can be stained to a good shiny brown color. Wild cherry has many uses and is a popular ornamental tree in gardens. The wood burns well and produces a...
  • Prospect Park Lake
    Online Resources for Exploring Nature around New York City
    There is a surprising amount of nature-related activity going on in and around New York City all year long. Many advocacy and enthusiast groups and individuals maintain blogs, websites, or newsletters with useful resources for learning about and...