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May 3rd, 2018

Eric Peterson: Native Gardening Rooted in Seed

Posted by: Ashlee Decker

by Susan Cross It took some vision to see a native prairie when Eric Peterson first purchased his home in 2011 in rural Berkey, Ohio. There was an old farm house surrounded by agricultural property, five huge maple and three…

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April 4th, 2018

Homegrown Conservation: Brittani Furlong hosts Frogtastic Night at Blue Week

Posted by: Ashlee Decker

By Ashlee Decker and Sara DeMaria, Green Ribbon Initiative People choose to live in certain places for all sorts of reasons, but for University of Toledo (UT) graduate, Brittani Furlong, it was the beauty of the fringed gentian that captured…

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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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