White Snakeroot

November is typically a time when nature seems to slow down. The hustle and bustle of the growing season during the warmer months has passed, and now animals are setting themselves up to survive the colder temperatures. But, what about plants? How do they make it through winter? Director of Programming Amy dives into the phenomenon of fall flowering plants and the importance of their seeds.

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On a chilly, sunny Saturday in October, nearly 100 Great Parks staff and volunteers gathered on an undeveloped edge of Mitchell Memorial Forest to plant 120 trees and shrubs as part of ongoing restoration efforts. How do plantings like this one help improve habitats for local wildlife? Conservation Biologist Daniel dives into how reforestation projects help Great Parks continue to be here for you now, and here for the future.

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