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Wessex: Help Preserve an Ancient Monument

If you’re looking for something to do on this coming Bank Holiday weekend, the National Trust invites you to help ‘Chalk the Uffington White Horse‘ May 3–4. 93 more words




We’re celebrating some fun animals today! Tapirs are a bit odd looking with their elongated snoots and their hooved feet.

You might even think they are related to elephants, but they are not! 100 more words


Leave It

Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.

Theodore Roosevelt

Keystone XL on Steroids

Corporate America wants to ram another dangerous pipeline through another sparsely-populated region, Trans-Pecos Texas. The wild and scenic landscapes of this region, however, inspire many of its residents to preserve its beauty, tranquility, and wildlife. 426 more words

Public Safety

Springtime Roosters: A Chance to Volunteer with Pheasants Forever

By Wade Amundson

When I let The Girls out yesterday morning the sky was just turning grey, the birds were singing, and it was clear that something out of the ordinary was happening.   1,088 more words


Chinese Privet and Chinese Wisteria in North Carolina

Ligustrum sinense (Chinese Privet) and Wisteria sinensis (Chinese Wisteria) are both nonnative, invasive, woody plant species found in North Carolina. In class, we learned that woody plants are those with both primary and secondary tissues, the order of tissue layers (from innermost to outermost) being: primary xylem, secondary xylem, vascular cambium, secondary phloem, primary phloem, and cork cambium. 1,132 more words


The oldest public library building, conservation, and a hornbill

One of the few reminders of the old Queenstown town centre still left standing, the Queenstown Public Library commemorated a milestone on Saturday when it celebrated it 45th birthday.   591 more words