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White pine with snow.

An Ode to Evergreens

January 18, 2023

A story by Bob Buring. This article is also featured in the January 25, 2023, edition of Now in Nature. As winter focuses attention on cone-bearing evergreens, or “conifers,” curious individuals might ask why

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LITs educating with youth camp participant.

Leaders-In-Training

January 10, 2023

A story by Kelly Steyer, Youth Program Manager/Camp Director. This article is also featured in the January 11, 2023 edition of Now in Nature. CincyNature Camp will soon be welcomed back here at the Nature

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A portrait of Connie O'Connor.

Comfortably Using Less Energy

December 28, 2022

A story by Connie O'Connor. This article is also featured in the January 2023 edition of The Ripple. I was hot and miserable, holding a $300 electric bill for the month of July, and feeling terrible for using so

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volunteers constructing flying squirrel boxes at Rowe Woods.

New Real Estate

December 12, 2022

A story by Rick Campbell. This article is also featured in the December 14, 2022 edition of Now in Nature. Four spacious open-concept apartments, ideal for raising a family. High rise with beautiful woodland views in

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Red Cedar with gnome in it

Wild Aesthetics

December 6, 2022

by Cory Christopher, Director of Conservation Do you know what “portmanteau” means? Literally, it’s a fancy word for suitcase, but conceptually, it’s a word made up of two other words. Anyway, a

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Image of Sheila Doran and her husband

A Solar Experience

December 1, 2022

A story by Sheila Doran. This article is also featured in the December 2022 edition of The Ripple. In the fall of 2012, my brother had solar panels installed on his home in central Ohio. After hearing of his

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