If Looks Could Kill

If Looks Could Kill

Though hypothetical, this scene is not unfamiliar to our modern world. In fact, many people flood local nurseries at the first sign of winter’s break to find ways to spruce up their front yard...

Summer Stewardship Internship Open

Summer Stewardship Internship Open

Summer interns help us steward the land by removing invasive species and planting native trees and shrubs, assist with trail maintenance and repair, learn best conservation practices and skills in nature interpretation....

Nature of The Season

Nature of The Season

Everyone has their own unique traditions, but there are always staples that tie every year together; family, friends, and food. But what else tells us it’s the holiday season? The nip in the air? My dad...

The Life of Winter

The Life of Winter

As the colors of fall fade onto the ground and the trees become skeletons, the busyness of the forest seems to be only a memory of its summer bustle. The transition into the harshness of winter is, in my opinion, one of the most beautiful...

The Dutro-Ernst Prairie Project

The Dutro-Ernst Prairie Project

Things may begin to look a bit strange in the prairie part of the property in the coming years, but not to worry! It is all part of our plan. Due to its historical usage, this area will need to go through a series of preliminary burns, disking, and mows...