Balboa Park in Bloom: August, 2020 — South Park SD Blogger

If you’re like many people these days, you’re still partly sheltered-in-place, tired of streaming EVERYTHING and looking for something to do besides your essential job. And you’d really like to make up for those travel plans you cancelled. Why not tour the largest urban park in the United States without leaving your living room? Balboa […]

Balboa Park in Bloom: August, 2020 — South Park SD Blogger

The wonder of Willows — Forvie National Nature Reserve

So, we find ourselves in May – the ‘business end’ of the spring, as I like to think of it. Business, or rather busyness, is certainly the order of the day just now, with wildlife everywhere gearing up for the breeding season and the endlessly long days of summer to come. We may still be […]

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58% of Native European Tree Species Face Extinction, Report Finds — TIME

(GENEVA) — An international conservation group is warning that more than half of the European tree species that exist nowhere else in the world are threatened with extinction. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature said in a new report Friday that 58% of the continent’s 454 native trees are threatened and 15% are…

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The Big Climate Fightback: One million required to pledge to plant a tree in the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign — Life & Soul Magazine

The Woodland Trust is launching the UK’s largest mass tree planting campaign with the aim to get one million people to pledge to plant a tree on 30 November to help fight the climate emergency. Known as The Big Climate Fightback, The Woodland Trust will be hosting planting days across the UK on November 30 […]

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Bay Area Conservation Group Kicks Off Effort to Buy World’s Largest Remaining Private Giant Sequoia Forest — KTLA

A San Francisco conservation group has kicked off a public fundraising campaign to buy and protect the world’s largest remaining privately owned giant sequoia forest. It just needs $15 million. Save the Redwoods League announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to purchase the 530-acre property, known as Alder Creek, from the current owners…

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