Native Garden – Buying Native Plants
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Native Garden – Buying Native Plants

I’m turning a small space into an insect and bird-friendly native plant garden. Native plants have so many benefits over imported ones, which you can learn about in part 1 of this series. But today, we have a design, we know which plants we want, and all we need to do is go get them! […]

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Unique Bird Species – Monotypic Birds
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Unique Bird Species – Monotypic Birds

In a previous video we talked about taxonomy, or how to arrange animals into groups. This time, we’re talking about one of the interesting effects of taxonomy. What do you do if an animal is SO different from other animals that it doesn’t fit into ANY group? We’re talking about “orphan species”. Quick recap: modern […]

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Sharks 101 | National Geographic
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Sharks 101 | National Geographic

(ominous music) – [Narrator] They glide through the water with unmistakable grace, remnants of an ancient past, they dive and they rise from the ocean’s murky depths to it’s sun-kissed shallows, rousing fear and awe like no other creature in the sea. The world’s biggest living fish is a shark. Of the estimated 34,000 species […]

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Welcome to the Wildlife Conservation Center
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Welcome to the Wildlife Conservation Center

The Sanders Center was donated in 1981 by C Pitt Sanders and remained in use until March of 2017. Thousands of visitors over the years were able to learn about wildlife and seek help for our native animals who found themselves in need we are grateful for the experiences this building offered to the people […]

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What’s the Buzz about Bees?
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What’s the Buzz about Bees?

Bees are crucial for agriculture, food production and the economy So what’s the buzz about bees? Bees visit flowers to drink nectar and collect pollen, bringing back to feed to the baby bees. As a bee gathers pollen, it also moves pollen from flower to flower kickstarting the production of seeds and new plants! This […]

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