Blazing Star

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First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Hikers get glimpse of fall flower power on nature walk

“What's in Bloom” was the quest of hikers at Faver-Dykes State Park Saturday. The one-mile walk attracted a number of Native Plant Society members as well as a few campers and day visitors.Park Ranger Celena Cline didn't confine herself to blooming plants; ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Daniel J. Reiman, Carteret

Since taking office our team has worked hard to expand services to borough residents while at the same time stabilizing taxes and holding the line on municipal spending.We have completed over $60 million in park upgrades. Carteret’s once abandoned industrial ... [Published Home News Tribune - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Blazing Star Trail extension closer to reality

ALBERT LEA, Minn. – After more than a decade of talk surrounding the Blazing Star Trail extension, shovels are about to hit the dirt to make it a reality.The plan is to add 2.4 miles to the approximately six miles that currently run from Albert Lea to ... [Published KIMT.COM - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Monarchs need help with habitat

The flash of orange and black wings in the late summer has been a common site in the Plains states, as the Monarch butterflies migrate from Canada to Mexico. But over the past few years, that sight has become less and less common, a correlation to the ... [Published Madison Daily Leader - Oct 17 2014]
Entities: Habitat, Monarch, Mexico, Species
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Lorraine Kiefer: Demise of Monarch butterflies

Many gardeners have been concerned about the demise of Monarch butterflies over the past couple of years. I know I have seen fewer on my flowers and milkweed plants. I have been asking friends and customers to see if this is prevalent elsewhere. Actually ... [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Seeds for bees: Worries drive new plantings for pollinators

Jim Johansen harvests native grass seeds that his company sells to farmers for conservation projects. But seed demand is shifting to native wildflowers.Worry over the widespread deaths of honey bees has led the seed company Prairie Restoration to increase ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

The butterflies of autumn head south

By Tom BairdThis time of year we are treated to one of the great spectacles of Nature, the annual North American Monarch butterfly migration. The coastal zone and the barrier islands are so covered by Monarchs that it becomes a celebration and tourist ... [Published Star - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

12 things to know about historic Travis on Staten Island's West Shore

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Travis, the outlying community on this borough's West Shore -- with boundaries abutting the Arthur Kill and Fresh Kills waterfronts -- first captured the place-name Jersey Wharf in early colonial-settler times.By the late 18th century, ... [Published Staten Island Live - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Several local Freemasons honored with awards and recognitions

Ian Smith recognized bythe Masonic District 8Past Master’s AssociationTOWNSHEND -- At the meeting of Blazing Star Lodge in Townshend on June 5 members of the District 8 Past Masters Association that include Brattleboro Lodge, Blazing Star Lodge, Mt. Lebanon ... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jul 27 2014]

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In research published in 2012, researchers from the University of Minnesota and Iowa State University estimated "there has been a 58 percent decline in milkweeds on the Midwest landscape and an 81 percent decline in monarch production in the Midwest from 1999 to 2010. These results strongly suggest that a loss of agricultural milkweeds is a major contributor to the decline in the Monarch population."
..." He has long been interestedin butterflies and told me that the garden itself started the summer prior to their daughter being born. He said, "We knew ahead of time that we were having a littlelittle girl and at the time it just struck me as appropriate to create a natural garden in our backyard. When it started, it was really just a trial and error with various perennials along with a few bird feeders. As time went on the garden grew in size and I really took an interest in learning more about native plants"
"In the past it was probably a fairly good business decision to focus on a relatively small number of species and produce a lot of seed. Now it's probably a better decision to grow a wider range of plants and produce smaller quantities of those plants" said Fredrick, president of the Minnesota Native Wildflower/Grass Producers Association, a trade group with a dozen members

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Hikers get glimpse of fall flower power on natu... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Oct 29 2014]
Daniel J. Reiman, Carteret [Published Home News Tribune - Oct 28 2014]
Blazing Star Trail extension closer to reality [Published KIMT.COM - Oct 21 2014]
Monarchs need help with habitat [Published Madison Daily Leader - Oct 17 2014]
Lorraine Kiefer: Demise of Monarch butterflies [Published New Jersey Online - Oct 12 2014]
Seeds for bees: Worries drive new plantings for... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Oct 07 2014]
The butterflies of autumn head south [Published Star - Oct 02 2014]
12 things to know about historic Travis on Stat... [Published Staten Island Live - Sep 28 2014]
Several local Freemasons honored with awards an... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jul 27 2014]
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