Summer Sensations!

We are looking forward to so many exciting sensations this summer. Our Woodend restoration projects are progressing nicely. The emergence of the Brood X cicadas is adding to the wondrous sights and sounds. And we look forward to seeing fellow nature-lovers in person as more people are vaccinated and Covid-restrictions ease.

The Magic of Fireflies

The sensations of summer take many forms but perhaps none as magical and nostalgic as the firefly. Gardener and wildlife photographer Jane Gamble offers great tips for attracting fireflies to your backyard.

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