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Category Archives: Bringing Conservation Home

Yard Work?! For Me?! Oh Spring, You Shouldn’t Have!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Hey, guess what? It’s everyone’s favorite season! YARD CLEAN UP SEASON!!!! While no one really loves yard work, there’s a pretty basic check list to go through each year. With one major overhaul done … Continue reading

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A Cold Day With Warm Birds!

On a frozen and cold winter day in Michigan, AmeriCorps member Sara Huetteman and Andrea Foster visited Wildlife Recovery Association in Shepherd, Michigan. Most  winter days are cold, but sometimes you luck out and get a balmy forty on a … Continue reading

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Getting Down to Bear Bones

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator It’s not often you meet a student like Laken Shell. At seventeen, she has done more in the field of conservation than most adults. She has worked with Little Forks Conservancy on a regular basis … Continue reading

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Engaging Youth, Planting Native Seeds and Getting Muddy!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Little Forks Conservancy’s Andrea Foster had a unique opportunity to engage middle school students from the Rock Center for Youth Development’s after school program! Andrea and Huron Pines AmeriCorps member Sara Huetteman visited three different … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Today, Habitat Tomorrow!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Love getting a fresh Christmas tree each year, but don’t know what to do with it after the holidays are over? Look no further! We have some excellent ideas that will help you put that … Continue reading

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Peek Inside Our Worm Bin!

Squirming to know how the worm bin is doing? Click on the video above! This is about the progress you can expect after a few months of worm bin composting. As you can see, there is fresh produce given to … Continue reading

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Rocks! A Cheap and Easy Way to Mark Your Plants

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Have you ever looked at your garden and thought it could use something a little more exciting? Are you looking for an inexpensive way to label plants that will hold up through the winter? If … Continue reading

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Got Worms? Start a worm bin and compost year round, right inside your home!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Have you ever wished that you could compost even in the winter? Do you have loads of kitchen scraps, but don’t want to go out in the cold? Do you live in a small space, … Continue reading

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Dahlia Hill- Mixing Native and Non-Native Plants In Harmony

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Upon visiting Dahlia Hill, you first notice the terraced rows of colorful dahlias. This beautiful non-profit garden was first established by local artist and designer Charles Breed and Bill Fisher, and the dahlias are, of … Continue reading

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Tour Our Native Gardens From Your Desk!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Sometimes, your garden can get overwhelming. When spring and summer start working their magic on the plants, you can’t pick WHICH plants grow and which ones don’t! At the Little Forks Conservancy the gardens are … Continue reading

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