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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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Sheila Cox-Riley holding an Eastern hellbender.

Protecting What She Loves

February 2, 2023

A story by Connie O'Connor and Bob Buring. This article is also featured in the February 3, 2023, issue of The Ripple. Sheila Cox-Riley has a strong personal interest both in astronomy and amphibians.  She

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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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