Conservation Resources

Conservation Resources

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Conservancy Blogs

Poison Ivy vs. Look-alike Species

Birds that Migrate Between Mexico and the Brandywine Valley

Everything You Ever Needed to Know About the Freshwater Mussels of PA

Yes, you can plant trees in the woods: A Case Study

Penguin Court: Where the Bobcats Roam

How plants defend themselves against disease

Groundhogs: Celebrating the Benefits of a Hungry Troublemaker

Rhododendrons as Thermometers

Marcescence: Leaves that won't get "lost"

Popular “backyard plants” can help relieve and heal minor scratches, burns and itches

Preserved Lands in King Ranch area of Chester County Offer Hope and Summer Home for Bobolinks

The Forgotten Pollinators: How You Can Help Save Endangered Moths

Reared vs Wild Monarchs

Ashes, ashes don’t all fall down

Jewels of the Night: Fireflies

Algae & Duckweed: The Costs and Benefits

Why Birds Bathe

Attracting Hummingbirds

Rare plants: Why and how to care for them

The American Robin

Native vs Cultivar: Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?

Wind pollination: Social distancing in the plant world

Desktop Easement Monitoring from Home

Prescribed Fire: Beauty in Action

Early spring flowers

Native Orchids

“Herp” Awakenings in the Brandywine region

Spring is on its Way 


Invasive Species Spotlights

Stuck at home? Now is a great time to tackle any invasive species hiding on your property. 

Burning Bush (Euonymus alatus)

Japanese Pachysandra (Pachysandra terminalis)

An Update on the Spotted Lanternfly

Butterfly Bush (Buddleja [or Buddleia] davidii)

The Invasive Mantis Species

Early Spring Invasive Plants

Lesser celandine (Ficaria verna)

Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata)

Japanese barberry (Berberis thunbergi)