Tag: conservation

Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. This sparse hillside at Winton Woods may not look like much now, but we’re working to make it into a pollinator’s paradise! Conservation Biologist Daniel shares what native species we’re planting to improve this new conservation area.

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Join us on our Facebook page every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff. Tune in for a behind-the-scenes tour of our Central Operations facility. Conservation & Parks Technician Kayla shares more about how we keep the parks beautiful for everyone to enjoy.

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May 22 is recognized as International Day for Biological Diversity. Areas or ecosystems with high biodiversity have a wide variety of species present, across multiple groups, such as trees, wildflowers, birds and mammals. Undisturbed natural areas typically have high biodiversity, while those modified by humans tend to have much lower biodiversity. You may have seen […]

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American mink on tree branches

I have been thinking about this story and its lesson since it was relayed to me a few months ago. In the 10 years that I was based at Winton Woods as a Nature Interpreter, I had heard about mink living down near the Kingfisher and Great Oaks Trails, but had never witnessed their presence […]

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