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How Not to Spread Invasive Pests

When hungry insects decide to travel to new areas, they can devastate crops and trees and upset native ecosystems. And we humans often inadvertently provide transportation for these hungry pests. …

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5 National Parks With Beautiful Fall Foliage

Autumn is my favorite time to visit our national parks. Not only are the summer crowds gone as families get their kids back to school, but fall is when the leaves start changing colors, offering awe-i…

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Why We Need to Help Save Longleaf Pine Forests

At one point in time, longleaf pine forests in the United States stretched 90 million acres, from Virginia to Texas--but fire suppression, agriculture and development combined to devastate this critic…

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Your To-Do List for Gardening in August

August is a time of abundance in the garden. Plenty of tomatoes, eggplant, sweet corn, peppers, green beans and cucumbers among other crops make August a month of bounty! It's also the time of p…

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16 Natural Ways To Defeat Garden Slugs

I love all creatures great and small. Except slugs in my garden. Those slimy gastropods that not only gross me out, but they take large bites out of tender seedlings and shoots, devouring my precio…

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The Surprising Skin Cancer Symptom Your Doctor Shouldn’t Ignore

A new analysis of more than 260 patients from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center finds a surprising symptom associated with skin cancer -- itchy skin. All told, 37 percent of the patients w…

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Whoops! I Forgot To Plant My Garden

If you didn't have the time last spring to plant a vegetable garden, take heart. You've still got a chance-in-hell to grow some veggies and herbs before the first hard frost signals the end of the gar…

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Park Wants Visitors To Leave Cell Phones & Car Keys Behind

There are plenty of ways that cell phones are helping environmentalism, but they can also be a distraction and even an addiction. Especially when we are in the wild. That's why New Forest Nation…

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3 Wildlife Refuges You Didn’t Know You Own

Surprise! You own a national wildlife refuge. More than 500 of them, in fact. We all do, because our national wildlife refuges are public lands that are operated and maintained to protect our count…

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How & When to Harvest Summer Produce

As a gardener, you already know that one of the best things about summer is the daily bounty that you find in your vegetable garden. During the middle of summer you might actually find it a bit overwh…

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