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Archive for April, 2007

Foreign Flora

Posted: Friday, April 13th, 2007 @ 9:29 am in Plants | Comments Off on Foreign Flora

This country is not only peopled by immigrants, but it’s vegetated by them as well. A high percentage of the plants you see when traveling across the North American continent are actually non-natives. The seeds of these first exotics, as they’re called, arrived right along with the explorers and colonists. Some were intentional imports; others […]

A Closer Look

Posted: Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007 @ 3:47 pm in Uncategorized | Comments Off on A Closer Look

Last month I lost my keys. That didn’t bother me nearly as much as not having my most-used naturalist’s tool readily available. On my key ring I have a small ten-power magnifying glass. When I’m outside I usually have my binoculars, I often have a camera, but I always have my keys and a way […]

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