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Field Notes: Learn About Lichen While the Wildflowers Sleep

By Joe Brehm, Environmental Education Director

If you enjoy complaining about winter, you may not want to read this, because I’m hoping to give you one ... Read More

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Field Notes: The Sting of Studying Local Food Webs

By Joe Brehm, Environmental Education Director

Though ours is one of the most benign natural regions in the world – few venomous creatures, mild climate, etc. ... Read More

Field Notes: Windmills and Desert Hares

Photo by Jim Harper, CC BY-SA 2.5

This Field Note is by Hazel Escobedo, AmeriCorps Member, Environmental Education

I wandered around the fifth-grade classroom, immersed in the ... Read More

Field Notes: A Hummingbird Encounter

This Field Note is by Joe Brehm, Rural Action Environmental Education Director

“But it had left something with him; as long as the hummingbird had not ... Read More

Field Notes: A Summer Eruption of Fruiting Fungi

This Field Note is by Joe Brehm, Rural Action Environmental Education Director

The cycles of warm rain and sunshine stimulate serious summer fecundity in Southeast Ohio ... Read More

Field Notes: A Walk Through Summer Woods

This Field Note is by Joe Brehm, Rural Action Environmental Education Director.

Fighting through an understory thick with invasive multiflora rose and the friendlier northern spicebush, ... Read More

Field Notes: In Search of Buck Moth Caterpillars …

This Field Note is by Joe Brehm, Rural Action Environmental Education Director.

Four to five months from now, if you are lucky, you may find yourself ... Read More

Field Notes: What’s Lurking Under That Log?

(With this entry, Rural Action’s Environmental Education team launches Field Notes, an occasional series that takes readers into local forests to learn about our natural ... Read More


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