Cape Cod Town Transforms Mining Pit to Community Farm
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4d ago
Restored land in Massachusetts makes space for agriculture, wildlife habitat, and community ..read more
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Top 5 Ways Californians Can Help Western Monarchs
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2w ago
Residents of California are uniquely positioned to help western monarchs, since monarchs are found in California all year long and in all life stages ..read more
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Tell the EPA: Overuse of Pesticide-Treated Seed is a Threat to Waterways and Wildlife
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2w ago
Contamination from seeds treated with insecticides is a growing threat to the health of rivers, streams, and lakes. Right now, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is accepting input from the public regarding the regulation of pesticide-treated seeds ..read more
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High School Students Depave a Parking Lot to Plant a Garden
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2w ago
With support from USDA NRCS, Xerces, and the local community, a Philadelphia high school parking lot became a space for gardening and pollinator habitat ..read more
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Xerces Society Files ESA Petition to Protect Morrison Bumble Bee
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2w ago
Xerces Society has submitted a petition to list Morrison bumble bee under the federal Endangered Species Act ..read more
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Growing the Supply of Hard-to-Find Milkweeds
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3w ago
Great Valley Seed shares the process of growing rare but important milkweed species to supply them for the first time ..read more
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The Monarch Whisperer: Mia Monroe's Data-Driven Devotion
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3w ago
Mia Monroe, both a founder and dedicated volunteer of the Western Monarch Count, can trace her conservationist spirit back to her childhood ..read more
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Secrets of the Nevada Nighttime (No, It’s Not Aliens)
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1M ago
Water brings life to the desert—including fireflies. Their secrets lie under the stars, until community scientists discover more ..read more
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This Beetle Buries the Dead
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1M ago
Burying beetles are experts at detecting the odor of death—and putting it to good use ..read more
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The Xerces Society has Submitted a Petition for the Listing of the Large Marble Butterfly Under the Federal Endangered Species Act
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1M ago
Despite its widespread distribution, recent studies using long term monitoring data have ranked the large marble as one of the western butterfly species most at risk of extinction in the next 50 years ..read more
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