Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Celestial Wow Start To Fall

By Boak Wiesner Just four days ago, the Autumnal Equinox signaled that Fall is here, at least celestially. The hot sun today belies that fact, however. Out in the Prairie Garden, even though the sun is broiling, it’s clear that … Continue reading

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Nature is Ready for Harvesting

By Greg Lecker A flash of blue-gray darts in front of my vehicle just as I pass the visitor center. Maybe it’s a Blue Jay. As I exit the car and turn towards the Grace Dayton Wildflower garden, a small … Continue reading

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Fresh

By Mary Beth Pottratz Big billows of cumulonimbus clouds stand out against a deep blue sky. Cooler temperatures, sunbeams peeking through clouds and a freshly rain-washed breeze energize me. Pale lavender obedient plants, Black-eyed Susans, Gray coneflowers and pink Turtleheads … Continue reading

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Labor Day Ramble

By Boak Wiesner The varied topography of the Arb is a result of glacial deposits that have eroded over time. This gives us a chance to experience many different microhabitats in a small area. As I laze in the already … Continue reading

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