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Sierra is Scared of Snakes
Sierra & a snake

Sierra is Scared of Snakes

October 2, 2018

When we mention snakes could be around during programs at the Nature Center, a lot of people seem to cringe or have a little internal freak-out. This isn’t just the case here, but everywhere I go it seems somebody

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Backpacking Basics

Backpacking Basics

July 18, 2017

By Tess Mulrey, Cincinnati Nature Center Naturalist  For me, one of the best ways to wake up is in the middle of the woods – awoken by the sun’s steady rise, the birds letting each other know they made

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Interpreting Our Internship Experience

Interpreting Our Internship Experience

May 9, 2017

Each year, five interns and one senior intern (the Education Fellow) join the Education Team for nine months to learn about and participate in educational and public programming at Cincinnati Nature Center. Our goal is

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What's Stopping You From Planting Native

What's Stopping You From Planting Native

May 4, 2017

Spring has arrived! The smell of mulch fills the air on these warm spring Saturdays. Garden center parking lots are filling up with cars loaded with flats of Begonias, Geraniums, and Pansies. As I watched wagon loads of

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The Power of Parents

The Power of Parents

March 22, 2017

By Melissa Sabo, School Programs Manager  On a cold morning in early March several years ago, the Rowe Visitor Center was filled with excited second graders here for a field trip. As their introduction to the

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One More Day

One More Day

March 13, 2017

By Connie O’Connor, Education Director At the end of the year I participated in a silent meditation retreat on a rural farm. During breaks I would walk on their beautiful prairie trails, through second-growth

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