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Category: Nature Center

Observing an Early Spring

Posted on February 8th, by Adam Zorn in Nature Center. Comments Off on Observing an Early Spring

The weather of the winter of 2015-16 as been undeniably odd.  Honestly, I use the term “winter” loosely at this point. The majority of people would probably agree that winter encompasses the months of December, January, and February. Winter officially …


Let’s Talk “Neature”

Posted on November 3rd, by University of Mount Union Students in Hands-on Experience, Nature Center, Research. Comments Off on Let’s Talk “Neature”

My Exceptional Experience as a Research Intern by Jenna Belli

This past summer, I had a great opportunity working as an Environmental Science Research Intern at the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center. I had originally heard about the internship from my Biology …


Wildflowers Emerge at UMU Nature Center

Posted on April 14th, by Adam Zorn in Nature Center. Comments Off on Wildflowers Emerge at UMU Nature Center
Hepatica blooms at the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center

Hepatica blooms at the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center

Despite the lengthy spell of winter weather through the end of March this year, the area’s spring wildflowers are beginning to rise from the soil and open their blossoms. Cultivated flowers such as …

Be a Citizen Scientist

Posted on September 24th, by Adam Zorn in Nature Center. Comments Off on Be a Citizen Scientist

Citizen science is scientific research conducted with contributions by amateur or nonprofessional scientists (aka the general public). Many large-scale data collection projects would not be possible without the voluntary contributions of citizen scientists. Some of the most well-known citizen science …

Summer Photo Scavenger Hunt

Posted on August 4th, by Justin Lepley in Campus, Nature Center. Comments Off on Summer Photo Scavenger Hunt

Looking for an excuse to get out of the house this summer? Consider the Summer Photo Scavenger Hunt at the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature center. It’s a great way to spend some time outside with friends. The scavenger hunt is perfect …


Feeding Wild Birds

Posted on March 14th, by Adam Zorn in Nature Center. Comments Off on Feeding Wild Birds

At the Nature Center, we maintain a suite of bird feeders all year round. Feeding songbirds in your backyard can be a year-round activity, but most people, including beginners, maintain bird feeders only during the colder months of the …