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Natural Cleveland: July

Jill Collins  |  07/19/16 @ 9:00am  |  Posted in Natural Cleveland

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.

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Natural Cleveland: June

Jill Collins  |  06/06/16 @ 4:00pm  |  Posted in Natural Cleveland

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...

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Natural Cleveland: May

Marc Lefkowitz  |  05/16/16 @ 11:00am  |  Posted in Natural Cleveland

May is the perfect month to take your lunch to a park bench and admire the city.

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Natural Cleveland: April

Jill Collins  |  04/05/16 @ 10:00am  |  Posted in Natural Cleveland

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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Natural Cleveland: March

Jill Collins  |  03/15/16 @ 2:00pm  |  Posted in Explore, Natural Cleveland

The following is the March post exploring nature in the city; written by naturalist and illustrator, Jill Collins, with editing by local writer and instructor, Justin Glanville.

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