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FINAL DAY! Get your answers in before midnight for your chance to win! 
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It's day 2 of the PNW Nature Blog Scavenger Hunt. Submissions are already coming in so you better hurry up and get hunting!
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Starting tomorrow morning! On your mark, get set........
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15 Pacific Northwest nature bloggers, 5 excellent prizes.....the fun starts March 16th!
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Today we launched the 14th TNOC Global Roundtable, a monthly feature in which a handful of people write brief responses to a specific question. The idea is that these function as discussion panels over a three week period. So check it out and invest a little time contributing a comment—the feature is meant to be a conversation, and so please stop by and contribute.

This month's question: Is there such a thing as a "bird friendly city"? What does it look like? What does it not look like? Why bother?

See it here: http://bit.ly/1zQWc8U

…with contributions from: 
Tim Beatley, Charlottesville
Luke Engleback, London
Dusty Gedge, London
David Goode, London
Madhu Katti, Fresno
John Marzluff, Seattle
Bonghani Mnisi, Cape Town
Glenn Phillips, New York
Kaveh Samiei, Tehran
Ken Smith, New York
Yolanda van Heezik, Dunelin
Maxime Zucca, Paris
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A new TNOC post by Phil Silva: Making the Measure: A Toolkit for Tracking the Outcomes of Community Gardens and Urban Farms 

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Community gardeners and urban farmers across North America are using an innovative research toolkit developed in New York City to measure and track the impacts of their work. The toolkit is made up of sixteen different methods for collecting data about things like the number of pounds of food harvested in a community garden or the number of children who develop a taste for fresh vegetables after hanging out at a neighborhood farm. Gardens around North America have started using the toolkit and its accompanying online data-tracking site, “The Barn”. The toolkit is freely available for anyone to download, use, and repurpose. The Barn data-tracking site is also free and open to any community garden or urban farm throughout the world.
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Haven't had time during the week to participate in the scavenger hunt? Good news! You now have the entire weekend! Looks like a rainy weekend, a great time to experience nature digitally. 
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On your mark, get set, GO! 

The pacific Northwest Nature Blog Scavenger Hunt is here! Meet new nature writers, learn about the Pacific Northwest, and win awesome prizes!!
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Starting Monday, be ready!
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" Buglife’s Clare Dinham, described how green roofs can provide vital habitat for some of our most endangered invertebrates. She has been closely involved with the planning of a large number of iconic green roofs across the UK, including the roof of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London’s Transport Building, and Barclays Bank HQ."
Falkirk East’s MSP Angus Macdonald has given his backing to a new project from the Inner Forth Landscape Initiative to encourage local business and industry to install green roofs on their premises.
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"Welcome to Subirdia, Marzluff presents 10 ways you can help the birds in and around your own backyard, and connect with nature in your daily life."
Have you noticed all of the birds that live in your own backyard? Ten ways to be a good neighbor.
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1st in a new series on TNOC, book reviews, this one by Ana Faggi: Practical Advice for the Design of Greenways

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In this collaborative manual editors Paul Cawood Hellmund and Daniel Somers Smith explain the biophysical natural and social ecological functions of greenways, and how they can help to solve fragmentation, conservation and functional problems of the landscape in a changing world. The key chapter in this book provides a useful method in five stages to guide the conceptualization and planning of GW projects. Although the book seems to be directed at the American readers—most of the examples noted are U.S. based, the book's only weakness—the content has a global scope, giving readers most of what they need to know about these issues. Although eight years have passed since its publication Designing Greenways remains valid as a great contribution and provides a practical guide for planners, landscape architects, educators, students, citizen groups and conservationists to move from theory to action.
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ideas, thoughts and resources for the design of urban wildlife habitat
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The Metropolitan Field Guide is a website for ideas, thoughts and resources for the design of urban wildlife habitat.