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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Composting 101- Getting Started!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator Compost is nature’s nutrient rich gold! Compost is what happens when your kitchen scraps, yard waste, the beauty of fermentation and broken-down compounds come together to bring you a rich humus that is full of … Continue reading

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Help the Cedar River!

Volunteer with The Little Forks Conservancy to collect and study macroinvertebrates in the Cedar River Watershed! Macroinvertebrates – more than just bugs – can tell us a lot about the health of the watershed. Join us at the Gladwin County … Continue reading

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Painting Your Rain Barrel- A Guide

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator So you have a rain barrel…wonderful! Do you want to paint it? Many folks enjoy the idea of having an attractive piece of art in their yard. Some people have their kids paint it, some … Continue reading

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Straw Bale Gardening- raised beds without the work!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator A straw bale garden is another form of container gardening, but instead of a wooden structure, it is a garden grown from, you guessed it, a bale of straw. When purchased from a local farmer, … Continue reading

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Beautiful and rare plants donated to The Little Forks Conservancy!

by Andrea Foster, Conservation Outreach Coordinator The wonderful folks at Better Finds, LLC have done it again! Six native plants have been graciously donated to The Little Forks Conservancy, and they are absolutely stunning. Lynnette Fouch Bugenske is the owner of … Continue reading

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