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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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A New (to Us) Firefly

June 21, 2022

Introduction by Anne Horne, Public Engagement Manager We found a new firefly species at Rowe Woods (at least new to all of us). It all happened when we changed our route during our firefly hike training due to a

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A group of young white adults, dressed in rain gear and standing outside, smile at the camera.
RRT staff enjoy a day of team building at Rowe Woods

Incorporate Some Nature into Your Business

June 14, 2022

by Laura Schmid, Membership Manager Now more than ever, businesses are invested in doing right for the environment. There’s even a buzzy acronym to capture the movement—ESG. That stands for Environmental, Social,

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A paper wasp queen building a nest
A paper wasp queen building a nest

The Insect We Love to Hate

June 14, 2022

by Hunter Boothe, former Environmental Interpretation Intern As a society, we respect and sometimes adore fuzzy and rotund bees because we know they’re important for pollination. So where is this same admiration for

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A Northern Mockingbird sings in a tree.
Photo by Tracy Smith

Lots of Lifers for a Beginning Birder

June 7, 2022

by Tracy Smith, Marketing Manager Birding is serious business. I’ve barely dipped my toe into the birder pond, and I’m quickly learning, well … there’s a lot to learn! I do not have what they

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A close up photo of chocolate tube slime molds
Photo by Kelly Volz

Smart Slime

June 7, 2022

by Cassie Barnes, Digital Communications Specialist   Let's talk about slime molds, which are one of the weirdest and most astonishing lifeforms growing around our forests.   These here are called

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Pocket Prairies: Restorative Landscaping for the Earth and You!

June 1, 2022

by Carolyn Ramseur, Conservation Associate Native planting is kind of a big deal here at the Cincinnati Nature Center. We love native plants so much that we offer classes throughout the year with different instructors

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