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Saving the Vanishing Pedestrian

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Chadds Ford used to be a place where farm people gathered to talk, to shop, and see what was happening with their neighbors. It was a place where craftsmen worked and sold their furniture, art, and door latches...

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Supporting Our Pollinators

Monday, August 3, 2015

Installed two years ago, the small wildflower meadow on our campus in Chadds Ford is providing habitat and sustenance to a variety of pollinators.

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The Littlest of the Littlest

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

What's cuter than a baby bird? Easy, a baby falcon!Pictured here is a freshly hatched American kestrel. The American kestrel, or Falco sparverius for you lovers of Latin or budding ornithologists, is the smallest of our native North American falcons. ...

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Got Habitat?

Friday, May 22, 2015

If a tree dies in the forest, should you remove it? If the dead tree is not threatening people or property, we say no. Dead trees provide food and shelter for wildlife and, as they decompose, return vital nutrients to the soil. They can also make for great discoveries. Just look at what we found earlier this week in a dead tree in our Laurels Preserve.

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