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Back to Blacker!

Thank you to everyone who joined us to get Back to Blacker.  We had a little bit of rain to cool us down while we planted 400 hardwood trees. The good news was we had lots of helping hands.   From people who helped prepare the site ahead of time (mowing, digging holes), to moving trees around the site, trucking in mulch, and of course getting the trees in the ground, it truly took a team effort to get everything…

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Conservation Through Education: Reptile Outreach Changes Attitudes

Another season over, another month of species at risk outreach completed, a new batch of reptile ambassadors ready to help a turtle or snake cross the road. Huron Stewardship Council staff (myself, Monique Aarts, Lauren Schmuck) and our loyal volunteer Bill Dineen, embarked on a mission this fall to reach most schools in and around Huron County with a science-based Reptiles at Risk educational outreach program. The hour-long presentation used live, native reptiles and taught students about the risks to…

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