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- National Seed Swap Day at LichtermanCome celebrate National Seed Swap Day with us on January 27, 2024 at Lichterman Nature Center, 10 am until 2 pm. We’ll have seeds carefully packaged by hand in envelopes to share. The Seed Swap is part of a larger event at Lichterman. National Seed Swap Day is declared on… Read more: National Seed Swap Day at Lichterman
- Reading Recommendation: SeptemberThis month, consider reading with us! We’re reading Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants, written by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Published by Milkweed Editions in 2013: As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a… Read more: Reading Recommendation: September
- Reading Recommendation: JulyThis month, consider reading with us! We’re reading The Insect Crisis: The Fall of the Tiny Empires That Run the World, written by Oliver Milman. Published in March of 2022: “A devastating examination of how collapsing insect populations worldwide threaten everything from wild birds to the food on our plate.”… Read more: Reading Recommendation: July
- Schisandra glabra by Julia HorneView or download the PDF by clicking here. Written by Julia Horne: Schisandra (shiz’-an-dra) glabra is a deciduous woody vine. There are about 25 species of Schisandra in East Asia, but S. glabra is the only species found in America. It is considered native to the southeastern United States (Louisiana,… Read more: Schisandra glabra by Julia Horne