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Celebrating World Penguin Day

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Did you know the Brandywine Conservancy's Penguin Court Preserve was originally named for the 10 African penguins that roamed the former estate home in the mid-1900s? To celebrate World Penguin Day, let’s learn more about African penguins! [[{"fid":"5475","view_mode":"...

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Sculptural Seed Bombs

Friday, April 2, 2021

Spring blooms are one of our favorite parts of the season each year. One way to prepare for spontaneous spring planting is to create seed bombs that you can place outside. They can be made in almost any form, ranging from spheres that are easy to toss into garden spaces or even small...

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DIY: Toilet Paper Bunnies

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Cottontail rabbits are considered a sign of spring, commonly associated with Easter, and frequently seen in towns and suburbs. With spring’s arrival, recycle those toilet paper rolls and make your own festive bunnies for decoration, gift giving or as egg holders![[{"fid":"...

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

Friday, March 19, 2021

There is probably no bigger stewardship challenge in southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware than our woodlands. It is hard to maintain the quality of woods, much less improve them. Our woods have grown up over the past 75 years, on disturbed land: former farmland or clear-...

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