Author: Jon Breithaupt

Beautiful Weather for Tree ID Hike

Tree identification hike participants were greeted with unexpectedly pleasant December weather — upper 40s, bluebird skies and no snow! Hikers learned about the differences between coniferous and deciduous trees, invasive species and how historical logging practices influence ecology and natural resource management today. Former Conservancy executive director, Stan Lilley, even made an appearance and offered […]

Mushroom Identification Hike a Great Success

Expert mycologist, Sister Marie Kopin, helped a group of sixteen interested nature lovers identify a variety of fungi collected from our Bundy Hill Preserve on the evening of Friday, October 20th. The 60-degree weather and near-peak fall color display provided the perfect environment for attendees to wander the 100-acre public preserve and see what they […]