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In The News, Updates – March 28, 2017

Wielding Flames: Conservation in Action

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Press Release, Updates – April 5, 2017

Surround yourself with wildflowers on April 23rd

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In The News, Updates – April 6, 2017

The dogwood tree makes a comeback

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In The News, Updates – April 6, 2017

The dogwood tree makes a comeback

For decades, flowering dogwood has been plagued by dogwood anthracnose, a deadly fungal disease. The Washington Post‘s Adrian Higgins talks with Mt. Cuba Center’s Woods Path Horticulturist Jimmy Testa to explore the resurgence of the tree and suggests cultivars for the home gardener. Read the full article over at the Washington Post, here. More information about Mt. Cuba Center’s […]

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Press Release, Updates – April 5, 2017

Surround yourself with wildflowers on April 23rd

Surround yourself with wildflowers this spring at the 13th Annual Wildflower Celebration on Sunday, April 23. This day-long, free event invites people of all ages to learn and play in nature. Discover rare and beautiful wildflowers, observe tadpoles in the iconic ponds, and enjoy family friendly activities at Mt. Cuba Center’s annual springtime festival. During […]

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In The News, Updates – March 28, 2017

Wielding Flames: Conservation in Action

On a bright and blustery afternoon in mid-March, a plume of smoke rises over the farmland. After a few moments, the hillside crackles as a bright orange line of fire marches across it, consuming the dried, golden grass and leaving behind blackened earth. Nathan Shampine walks beside fire, monitoring what land managers call a prescribed […]

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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 – February 28, 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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