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Author: Donna Legare

Fascinating Webinar about Moths

Neighbor Mary Kay Falconer and I (Donna Legare) both tuned into a fascinating webinar this summer that we are recommending to anyone who is interested in insect biodiversity, particularly moths. The webinar is “Moths: Amazing Insects that Use Ultrasound, Scales and Tails to Combat Hunting Bats at Night” by Dr.…

Make Your Own Compost

There is an old saying among gardeners – compost happens! Did you ever stop to think what would become of fallen leaves left beneath a tree if they did not decompose naturally? We would be neck-deep in leaves! Just as with making chili, there are many recipes for making compost – some hot, some mild.…

Making McCord Park Woods Right for Natives

Invasives Gone Wild

Over the years Betton Hills Neighborhood Association has worked closely with City of Tallahassee Parks and Recreation on the management of McCord Park. The City has always supported our Arbor Day activities from planting and maintaining native trees, installing bird and bat houses, and removal of invasive plant species in the park.…

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