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Blog Entries - tag: 'Eco-friendly habits'

Who Cares?

By Connie O'Connor, Director of Education It’s exciting to learn something new about nature.  And it’s even more fun to share that knowledge with others. “If only they knew more about it,” we might think, “then they’d read more …

It Starts with a Seed

By Jeff Sperry, Director of Development and Marketing I guess I was about 11 years old when I asked my parents if I could have a garden in our backyard. Inspired by my grandparents’ enormous vegetable garden on their dairy farm in Chautauqua County, read more …

Meet Olivia & Danie

Olivia Espinoza: Natural Areas Manager & Burn Boss It’s not often that you get to set something on fire to help it grow. But that’s just what Olivia Espinoza does as our Natural Area Manager when it comes to taking care of our fields and read more …

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: The Invasive Vine No One Seems to Notice

by Danie Frevola, Conservation Apprentice Wintercreeper (Euonymus fortunei) is found in all sorts of spots throughout Cincinnati- from the side of houses, to the side of highways; across the forest floor all the way up to the tree canopy. However, the vine read more …

Shaun’s Yard

A Practical Application of National Wildlife Federation’s Habitat Checklist by Jason Neumann, Public Programs Manager Suburban Blue Ash, early April. I had pulled out my lawnmower for the first grass cutting of 2020. Dressed to work in my old read more …

Turn Your Property into Better Habitat

By Jeff Sperry, Director of Development and Marketing I hate mowing the lawn. It’s noisy, messy, and smelly. Lawnmower motors are very loud; grass clippings get all over the place; and the fumes from the motor are noxious. My goal has been to read more …

Want Biodiversity? Feed the Soil

by Jason Neumann, Public Programs Manager It’s time to vent. After nearly 25 years on staff at Cincinnati Nature Center, there are a couple of things I want to clear up. For the record, I’m fully on board with the Nature Center’s read more …

Let's Talk Zero Waste for Earth Day!

Posted on: April 22, 2020
Tags: Conservation, Nature, Zero waste, Earth day, Recycling, Eco-friendly habits
by Danielle Frevola, Center for Conservation Apprentice Happy Earth day! Earth day is one of my favorite days of the year because not only is it an excuse for me to give Mother Earth some extra lovin’, I love seeing everyone else share the love too! read more …