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March 1st, 2018

Peregrine Falcons: Tender Masters of the Sky

Posted by: Ashlee Decker

Of the many birds that call northwest Ohio home, arguably the most dramatic is the peregrine falcon. But these raptors also have a tender side. Learn more about the multifaceted peregrine from Cynthia Nowak of the Toledo Peregrine Project.

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February 6th, 2018

The Oak Openings in My Backyard: One Landowner’s Restoration Story

Posted by: Ashlee Decker

No matter how large or small your property is, you can help preserve the best of the Oak Openings. Jon Cross did and now has some of the region’s rarest plants growing.

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November 8th, 2017

Training the Next Generation of Land Stewards

Posted by: Ashlee Decker

The Nature Conservancy is now hosting “Field Fridays” for area University students. Each Friday from 1pm-4pm, university students are invited to Kitty Todd Preserve to experience hands-on restoration activities. The Nature Conservancy has created a schedule for the students with…

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November 8th, 2017

Adopt-A-Natural Area

Posted by: Ashlee Decker

Last October over 60 students and faculty from Lourdes University joined Olander Park staff at Sylvan Prairie Park to kick off the Green Ribbon Initiative’s Adopt-A-Natural-Area (AANA) program.  With shovels, gloves, trowels, and bags in hand the students started work…

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