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Conversations about Education and an Ecological Oasis

You know I am convinced that a lot of the answer to global warming is education. I was at my dentists today and…
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A Big Shout Out to the City Of Coral Gables and its Mayor

I’m writing this at the beginning of March—it is such a lovely time of year!! This year the mango tree is just covered…
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Connect to Protect

I do like living in South Florida!! It’s early February and I step out into my yard and I see an orchid plant…
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Coral Gables Farmers Markets, Red Mangrove Project, and More…

I’m writing this the first week in January, in the middle of another covid surge. I guess there’s no predicting what comes next,…
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Biodiversity and Conservation

How can it be December? The year has just sped by! The best thing about now, unlike this time last year or this…
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Fall Bird Migration

Wow, how did it get to be November!! This year is just speeding past. We are in the fall bird migration south for…
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Diversity Makes the Environment More Stable

I hope you are all enjoying this summer! I’ve just been feeling so lucky to live in this green lush environment. We’ve been…
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Canopy: What It Is and Why It’s Important

In its simplest meaning, canopy is the cover resulting from the leaves at the top branches of a tree. However, this definition diminishes…
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Your Yard Can Be Beautiful and Nature Friendly – Why Not Add a Pollinator Garden???

It’s really good news that according to a recent survey of global consumers by Nielsen, 73% of consumers say that they would definitely…
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Insects – Bees, Butterflies and More

In this issue I want to talk about insects — but first a bit about plants. Nearly every creature on earth owes its…
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