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a square graphic with info and images of Purple Loosestrife.
August 31, 2023
Weed of the Month: Purple Loosestrife
By marionswcd
Photo of the Scotts Mills Dam and the waterfall. A red double headed arrow marks the 22 foot breach in the dam.
August 24, 2023
The Scotts Mills Dam
By Kurt Berning
August 16, 2023
Conservation Club: Oak and Prairie Tour
By marionswcd
a table outside on a deck with tons of resources related to fire safety and emergency preparedness
August 1, 2023
Wildfire Preparedness and Resiliency Event Resources
By Kassi Roosth
Bindweed Convolvulus arvensis Ground cover with heart shaped leaves and large white flowers
August 1, 2023
Weed of the Month: Field Bindweed
By Heath Keirstead
Dave Budeau looks out over the wet prairie restoration site with tall grasses and a hedgerow behind him.
July 28, 2023
Dave Budeau: Caring for Wildlife; Creating Habitat
By Heath Keirstead
July 2023 Weed of the Month Parrotfeather
June 26, 2023
Weed of the Month: Parrotfeather
By Heath Keirstead
Green, metallic, adult Emerald Ash Borer on leaf.
June 12, 2023
How to Cope with Emerald Ash Borer
By Chelsea Blank
a whole spotted jewelweed plant with green oblong to egg shaped leaves and red-spotted orange flowers
May 31, 2023
Weed of the Month: Spotted Jewelweed
By marionswcd
a bowl-shaped rain garden at Bush's Pasture Park with sedges planted in the lowest areas and other forbs and shrubs up higher. Photo taken looking down from the cement inflow feature.
May 31, 2023
Why Install a Rain Garden?
By Kassi Roosth
Northwestern garter snakes specialize in eating slugs and other invertebrates. This is a yellow striped version, but these snakes are highly variable and may also have red, orange or even blue stripes.
May 31, 2023
The Slug Eaters
By Dave Budeau
A .jpg file showing the umbel shaped white flowers, fern-like leaves, and purple-blotched stems of poison hemlock.
May 1, 2023
Weed of the Month: Poison Hemlock
By marionswcd
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