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Pollinators of PA

Honeybees are super important for Pennsylvania’s agriculture and our food sources, but there are more pollinators than just the honeybee in Pennsylvania. European honey bee The most important pollinator (for our modern agricultural system) is the European honey bee. These … Continue reading

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When I graduated college, I didn’t know what to do with my life. I just earned a degree in agricultural sciences from a well known land grant university and I still felt as lost as I did out of high … Continue reading

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The Upbringing of a Nature Child

I don’t remember the first time I fell in love with nature because I have always seen myself as part of it. I grew up in a family where everything was outside, whether that was family gatherings, work, or play. … Continue reading

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Lichen real life?

I have kept a journal my entire life. It was never something I wrote in every day, just when I felt like it. A journal is typically something I have thought of as personal. I never wrote in my journal … Continue reading

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Recognizing Privileges: Growing up as a White Middle-Class American vs. Growing up on a Native American Reservation

This May I traveled to Minnesota and spent a great deal of time grappling with the fact that I had not grown up in the same culture as the people I was staying with. Listening to the Ojibwe people and learning … Continue reading

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