The October installment of the series, Natural Cleveland, returns to the Flats where naturalist and illustrator Jill Collins spent some time observing the land and water for signs of seasonal change.
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This installment of Natural Cleveland takes a closer look at the flora and fauna of the typical backyard in the region. What animals you see are often a result of the type of "landscape" you create.
Natural Cleveland is produced by Jill Collins and Justin Glanville. Jill is an urban naturalist and illustrator. Justin is a writer and urban planner. Clevelanders, like people everywhere, live on the land, they note. We're just not as accustomed as others to seeing it. That's a miss, because understanding the land can help us connect more deeply to the world and...
Flowers are out and on the trees. The world is flowering. Everyone knows the daffodils. Most trees also flower even if they are quiet and unobtrusive, like oaks. If you know you are looking for a tree's flowers, you could stalk the tree to learn its phenology—the study of seasonal phenomena. Some tree flowers you might like, and notice more, like...
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