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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 …


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 …

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 …