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Update on West 11th Street Park

By Jennifer Vickers, Friends of West 11th Street Park

Visitors of all ages come to West 11th Street Park for a hands-on look at indigenous flora and fauna. But in May, a very special group of visitors from one of our local Daisy Scout Troops joined WESP board member and Master Gardener […]

By | 2017-07-07T16:41:53+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Environmental Affairs, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Update on West 11th Street Park

Update on West 11th Street Park

by Lorraine Cherry, Friends of West 11th Street Park

This attractive flowering plant, about 1 foot high, belongs to a family of plants that helped to keep tomatoes off the table for almost 200 years!

It is Carolina nightshade (Solanum carolinense), and is very common this time of year in West […]

By | 2017-04-29T23:25:31+00:00 May 1st, 2017|West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Update on West 11th Street Park

Spring Bird Migration

By Lorraine Cherry, Friends of West 11th Street Park

The spring bird migration will be underway by the time you are reading this. The migration of birds is one of the great spectacles of nature.  It takes many forms, from large hawks circling high overhead to small songbirds making long, nocturnal […]

By | 2017-04-17T11:15:47+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Environmental Affairs, West 11th Street Park|Comments Off on Spring Bird Migration