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Blog Entries - 2022

A female bicolored striped sweat bee on a red echinacea flower

The Sorta Social Bee

June 29, 2022

by Cassie Barnes, Digital Communications Specialist Honey bees are well known as social bees, living together in hives with complex social structures and roles. And then you have the solitary bees, like mason bees,

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In Search of Facts

June 28, 2022

by Mark Lacy, Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist and Cincinnati Nature Center Volunteer If you're like me, keeping up with the latest environmental news, trying to learn what that news is really telling me, and

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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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