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The Beauty That We Pass By Every Day

May 1, 2020 - Naturalist's Notes

May Day!  May Day!  So, even though the past month has been cooler than usual, cloudier than usual, and really hasn’t felt any different than March, look around and you’ll notice how green and lush everything has suddenly become.  We are clearly in the throes of Spring growth and, thankfully, the forecasters are saying that… Read more »

A Natural Connection- Irvine’s Blog

April 1, 2020 - Latest, Naturalist's Notes

Today marks a bit of a milestone for me; I’ve officially survived my first quarter as Irvine’s new Director of Education.  Who would’ve dreamed that so much would happen during Rob Mardiney’s first three months of retirement?!?  Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a whole new world, with all of us more or less house-bound,… Read more »

Whose Clues?

April 10, 2017 - Latest, Naturalist's Notes

Ever wonder what animals have been standing, hopping, crawling and eating in the exact location you are standing? What better way to find out than looking for animal clues? Animals leave many different signs to let us know they were there, including scat, tracks, shelters, fur, feathers and so much more. Wouldn’t it be neat… Read more »