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NPILC 2018 - Speaker Notes and Handout
Following is the outline, speaker notes, and references of my talk at this year's Native Plants in the Landscape Conference. This was to have been published as a speaker handout for attendees, but it never made it to the conference Web site. So I'm publishi...
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NPILC 2018 - Books
I spoke this year at the Native Plants in the Landscape Conference at Millersville University in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The organizers asked speakers for a list of books we recommend. This is my list, grouped roughly by category. Science Brian Capo...
NPILC 2018 - Books
NPILC 2018 - Books
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City Nature Challenge 2018
The "weedy" remnants of my front lawn, where Viola sororia , common blue violet , has taken charge. Easily overlooked, it seeds itself readily without any help from me (or any other gardener). Yet this species is native to New York City. It's one of my iNat...
City Nature Challenge 2018
City Nature Challenge 2018
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Native Plant Acquisitions, Gowanus Canal Conservancy Plant Sale
Today I made my way to my first Gowanus Canal Conservancy Native Plant Sale . Today is Earth Day 2018, and today's sale was held at their nursery location, the Salt Lot where Second Avenue ends at the Gowanus Canal. They have two more sales this season. The...
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Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Prospect Park
Terrible news. Press release from Prospect Park Alliance, 2017-10-27 : Today, the New York State Departments of Agriculture and Markets (DAM) and Environmental Conservation (DEC) confirmed the first-ever discovery of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in New York City...
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Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Prospect Park
Terrible news. Press release from Prospect Park Alliance, 2017-10-27 : Today, the New York State Departments of Agriculture and Markets (DAM) and Environmental Conservation (DEC) confirmed the first-ever discovery of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in New York City...
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Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Prospect Park
Terrible news. Press release from Prospect Park Alliance, 2017-10-27 : Today, the New York State Departments of Agriculture and Markets (DAM) and Environmental Conservation (DEC) confirmed the first-ever discovery of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in New York City...
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Remembering Sandy, Five Years Later
Rockaway Beach Boulevard, between Beach 113th & 114th Streets, Rockaway Park, Queens, November 4, 2012 The storm surge flooded this block to at least five feet. Fire broke out and was quickly spread by 80-mph winds. These buildings burned down to the water ...
Remembering Sandy, Five Years Later
Remembering Sandy, Five Years Later
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Blooming Now
NYC-Native Species Asarum canadense , wild ginger Fragaria virginiana , Virginia strawberry Geranium maculatum Geum rivale , purple avens Podophyllum peltatum , mayapple Polygonatum biflorum Rhododendron periclymenoides Thalictrum thalictroides Vaccinium co...
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Standing Still 2016
Persephone with her pomegranate. Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Proserpine (Oil on canvas, 1874) - Tate Gallery, London This season's solstice  ( Winter  in the Northern hemisphere, Summer in the Southern), occurs at 10:44 UTC, December 22, 05:44 Eastern Standard...
Standing Still 2016
Standing Still 2016
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