Blog Entries - Mar. 2022
Why Cincinnati Rocks?
by Bob Buring, Naturalist Our wonderful town is famous both nationally and worldwide for a multitude of reasons. Most people do not realize our rocks also put us on the map. Why? Under our feet, past a little soil,
Spotting a Disaster Before It Hops into Our Backyards
by Carolyn Ramseur, Conservation Apprentice What do you know of the Spotted Lanternfly (aka Lucorma delicatula or SLF for short)? If you follow any regular invasive species blogs or environmental news, you may have
Is It Really an Escape Artist if We Gave It the Key?
by Danie Frevola, Research Ecologist Many of us are aware of the benefits native landscapes have for the environment. Native plants provide healthy food for wildlife, support a holistic system, and create a natural
The Ailment of Alianthus...
by Carolyn Ramseur, Conservation Apprentice … Alianthus altissima that is. Commonly referred to as Tree of Heaven, this persistent species is anything but heavenly for our native landscapes. Tree of Heaven’s
The Sweet Smell of Spring and Fish
by Danie Frevola, Research Ecologist A question I ask myself each and every spring (besides “What day is Mother’s Day this year?”) is “Why would someone want a pear tree that doesn’t actually make pears and