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In The News, Updates – March 16, 2017

The buzz around monarda

This fast-filling pollinator plant adds a zap of color to the summer garden Monarda, a flowering perennial otherwise known as bee balm or wild bergamot, is the subject of the latest research report by Mt. Cuba Center’s research team. The study observed 40 selections of plants from the Monarda family over a period of three […]

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Press Release – March 8, 2017

Get ready for spring with classes and events at Mt. Cuba Center

Spring-Summer 2017 Program Guide features enriching programs for all levels Mt. Cuba Center’s spring and summer programs are now open for registration. This latest lineup of spring and summer classes and events cover the wide world of native plant gardening, wellness, art and conservation. Browse classes on Mt. Cuba Center’s website here or view the […]

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In The News, Updates – January 26, 2017

If wildflowers could talk

The stories – and mysteries – of our native flowers with naturalist Carol Gracie Sleeping beneath the forest floor are spring’s wildflowers, waiting to emerge once the winter days wane. Each wildflower is crucially linked to its environment, whether by the pollinators which feed on its nectar and pollen or by the ants and beetles […]

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Updates – January 25, 2017

Gardening for wildlife

Your Yard is Their Home – Landscape with Wildlife in Mind When it comes to feeding wildlife, native plants are the home gardener’s best bet. In winter, wildlife travels far and wide in search of food which increases the chance for homeowners to spot animal activity in their yards. “Watching winter wildlife in your backyard […]

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In The News, Updates – December 23, 2016

Cutting-edge conservation with the Chesapeake Conservancy

Chesapeake Conservancy using high-tech mapping tools to conserve habitat in the Chesapeake Bay watershed Successful land conservation projects depend on precise and up-to-date information about how land is used, including habitat exists. Conservationists have access to a trove of high-quality, high-resolution data and images for the nearly 100,000 square miles of land comprising the Chesapeake […]

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