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Articles About nature
Last Sunday, Father’s Day, a young cardinal fledgling got some much needed assistance from father in a backyard scenario that plays out every year.
Though the flowers in the Women’s Park on Corry Street have begun to wither as fall deepens, something new has just bloomed there: in early October, a collection of 124 new tiles bearing the names of local women emerged.
In late summer, native sunflowers in Ellen Hoover’s garden draw goldfinches. The bright yellow birds feast on seeds, then burst out like sunflower petals flung to the sky. Down the street, monarch butterflies browse Catherine Zimmerman’s coneflowers, goldenrod and asters.
Local almanac writer Bill Felker recently published a new book, “Home in the Prime Meridian,” collecting 40 lyric essays from his newspaper and radio pieces.
A simple Google search brought Dorothy Dean and Jarod Rogers to Yellow Springs. “I literally Googled, ‘What is the most liberal town in Ohio?’” Dean recalled, laughing, in a recent interview.
With the early light come crisp spring breezes, which carry not just bouquets of floral scents, but also birdsong.
As a state nature preserve, the Clifton Gorge is managed for the primary purpose of protecting its unique land formations and native ecology.
If you think the only way to meditate is sitting cross-legged with eyes closed, think again. A walking meditation in the great outdoors can open up a whole new world of sights, sounds, sensations and smells — all while re-wiring the brain to be more aware in everyday life.
The Glen Helen Raptor Center hosted an open house event last Sunday afternoon.
Today’s wildlife is a cardinal flower.