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Questions to Ask Ourselves

Questions to Ask Ourselves

Christian Cooper's experience while birding in Central Park has been described as one of the dominoes in the past week of tragedy and protests in the United States. (Photos: Brittainy Newman/The New York Times) As conservationists in America, we have to acknowledge...

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Tulips of the Sky

Tulips of the Sky

“Nothing can surpass in beauty the form, or the glossy, vivid green of the leaves of the tulip-tree. ... but their glory was altogether eclipsed by the gorgeous splendor of the profuse blossoms. Conceive, closely congregated, a million of the largest and most...

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Pandemic Era Park Data Starts to Come In

Pandemic Era Park Data Starts to Come In

What's happening with park use? It appears to be up in a lot of places, including Richmond, Virginia (above). Community Mobility Reports from Google allow us to take a look. (Image: Google) Increasing park use has received a lot of attention over the past few months....

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Monday Memorial

Monday Memorial

It seems fitting to pause from our regular celebration of the magic of the Chesapeake Bay watershed for a day more focused on memory. We are in a moment – a long one – where loss is readily apparent, at a rate far higher than normal, from something we cannot see. We...

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The Future of Cities. And All They Affect.

The Future of Cities. And All They Affect.

The land of and around cities has changed before. How will it change in the future? Images: Left - A recreation of Manhattan Island c. 1609 (Markley Boyer/The Mannahatta Project, via Wildlife Conservation Society, via New York Times); Right - 21st century Manhattan...

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Gaze Upon Me to Soothe Your Soul

Gaze Upon Me to Soothe Your Soul

The world feels upside down. Our lives, as well. We search for normalcy, but cannot find it. We desire plans for the future -- anticipation of good things to come -- but cannot see when those plans will ripen. Some of us just seek to get by. One day to the next. We...

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