Selected Environmental Articles / Nature's Newsletter

The Mighty Saguaro

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In the Sonoran Desert of the southwest US, lives the mighty Saguaro Cactus. From first the moment you see it, you know it’s something so very unique ....  

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Devil's Punchbowl

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Remarkable and critically important, the Devils Punchbowl is a natural area within the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and Angeles National Forest where mountains meet the desert ...

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Loss of Wetlands at Blackwater (NWR)

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At Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, located on the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, the slow breakup and conversion of tidal marsh to open water has been observed and documented ....

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Save Seeds, Save the Future

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San Diego County is recognized as a biodiversity hotspot, with more than 1,500 native plant species.  In 2000 San Diego Zoo Global established the Native Plant Seed Bank to conserve the diversity ....

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Mid-Atlantic Deep Sea Coral Canyons Protected

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Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council voted to protect the Mid-Atlantic region’s deep-sea coral habitat by creating the largest ocean area in the U.S. Atlantic Ocean protected from destructive bottom-fishing gear.  

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Hidden Treasures of the Delaware

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The Delaware is the longest un-dammed river in the US east of the Mississippi.  Freshwater mussels are not the most charismatic animals found in the Delaware, but in terms of ecological function / benefit, they are so important. Mussels filter water. 

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