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The Scary Truth About PLASTIC

By Mallory Glenn, Green Raider

Did you know that during the last decade, we have produced more plastic than the amount that was produced throughout the entire 20th century? Statistics show that the typical American throws away nearly 200 lbs. …

Periodical Cicadas have arrived!

Posted on May 31st, by Adam Zorn in Nature Center. Comments Off on Periodical Cicadas have arrived!
Periodical Cicada at Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center

Periodical Cicada at Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center

By now, you have probably heard about the big cicada invasion coming to NE Ohio. If you haven’t, well, then you were probably taken aback this weekend if you live anywhere near an emergence …

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 …


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 …

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 …