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Tom brought his passion for history and landscape to RIWPS when he joined in 1991. Eager to volunteer, in 1992
Cheryl was a very active member of RIWPS before moving out of state. In 2008-2009 she became the president of RIWPS after
RIWPS member, Sid Morgan was a faithful member of Seed Starters West for a number of years. Before we transitioned to machine printed labels they were handwritten and included latin […]
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We are by now aware of the importance of pollinators in our ecosystem to promote diversity, fertilize native and food crop plants, and take their place in the food web. Pollinator gardens are the rage and for good reason. But the story does go deeper, so let’s start with a nice summer day last August.
A walk revisiting the original and newer section of the Dundery Brook Trail — Dick Fisher & John Berg WildfloraRI, Spring 2021 The John C. Whitehead Preserve, owned by The […]
You’ve covered the basics—planted natives for the pollinators, done away with insecticides and other harmful chemicals, and are whittling away at that huge monoculture so beloved in suburbia, the lawn. Now what? What more can you do to make your yard more wildlife friendly?
Carol Gracie’s Summer Wildflowers of the Northeast is not a field guide but rather a natural history—an in-depth look at thirty-five wildflowers along with some of their close relatives.
You can’t help but wonder how the beavers are doing on Rhode Island, if you read Jeff Goldfarb’s Eager: The Surprising Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter. Our RIWPS book club had discussed Eager in early March 2021, marveling at the abilities of this natural engineer, Castor canadensis, to hold and cleanse water, and to create habitat for myriad species of plant and animal life.
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