Tag: native species

Ohio spiderwort

What better way to get excited about the arrival of spring than by adding vibrant plants to your landscape! With the help of Shaker Trace Nursery Technician Tim, we’re sharing our top five native wildflowers that are perfect for planting in early spring.

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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. 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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Mussel Up

All, From the Field, Stories

Make a list of some of the most endangered animals on the planet and the first that come to mind might be large mammals like tigers, rhinoceroses and gorillas. However, some lowly mollusks should be on the list. Mussels are some of the most endangered animals in not only Ohio, but also the country. Approximately […]

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Did you know that there are more than 20 times more species of moths than butterflies in Ohio? There are more than 160,000 species of moth worldwide and more than 3,000 of those can be found right here in Ohio. And new species are being discovered and catalogued every year! Only about 1% of moth […]

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