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Euclid Creek Blog

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Spring is a time of new beginnings. Buds are forming on the Maple trees outside my window. The Magnolia flowers are just beginning to open and my daffodils are in full bloom. I want to make a fresh start just like nature! And immediately I begin to think – SPRING CLEAN UP! It’s time to get out into the... read more

If you read nothing else, just read this.

"The beauty of the natural world lies in the details." Natalie Angier I found this quote recently but I've long known this to be true. I love nature (clearly as I work to protect it daily in my professional and personal life) but I also dabble in photography. I gravitate towards the details - an eye, a wrinkle on... read more

The pussy willows are budding out and early spring flowers in bloom; soon to be followed by the initial blush of green on the trees that intensifies into that rich verdant green we have all been waiting for. It is extremely refreshing, especially after a long winter. Refreshing! Maybe that is why Spring is my favorite time of... read more

Black-eyed Susan with perfect germination.

Last year, I wrote and was awarded some funding through Bayer’s Feed A Bee program. The program is meant to create pollinator habitat and to educate the public on the importance of habitat for bees and butterflies. In order to extend our grant dollars way further and to get my hands a little dirtier, I proposed in the... read more

Feral Cats. Photo credit: ASPCA

Bird migration time is upon us! One of the many obstacles that migrating and non-migrating bird populations face is predation by an ever increasing cat population. Some of these are protected or struggling bird species whose populations are at risk, such as the bobwhite quail in Florida where cat predation is having a large impact. It has been... read more