Animals from across the globe are glowingly represented with at least 800 Chinese lanterns providing a visual and audible treat to garden visitors from Wednesday through Sunday each week through October 29th.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has partnered with Working Dogs for Conservation to train dogs in sniffing out EAB infested wood and ash tree material. The goal is to deploy the dogs to help regulatory crews find infested wood and other materials that may be harboring the destructive tree pest.
February is on track to be one of the warmest if not the warmest Februaries on record. In keeping with higher temperatures many flowers and trees, like Bradford Pear trees, are in full bloom. The weather forecast for the March 1st calls for a chance of showers and a high near 80 degrees continuing the unseasonable late winter warming.
As sure a sign of spring as fresh blooming daffodils peeking through the warming soil, Charlotte’s Southern Spring Home & Garden Show opens Friday for a a two-weekend run.
Entering its 56th consecutive year, the show is widely attended by gardeners, homeowners and legions of do-it-yourselfers. Show-goers scour 280,000 square feet of landscaped gardens, home interiors, accessories and boutiques looking for ideas, inspiration and advice on landscaping, building, remodeling, decorating and home reorganization.
This year’s theme is “World of Spring,” emphasizing outdoor living and extending home living space, according to Mardee Woodward, executive show manager with Southern Shows.
Duke senior Grayson Allen and freshmen Wendell Carter, Jr. talk about leadership on the team and the upcoming NCAA regional semifinal matchup with ACC foe Syracuse in Omaha on Friday night, March 23, 2018.
The world’s last male northern white rhino died on March 19 following months of poor health, according to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. Sudan was euthanized following age-related health complications. Some of his genetic material was preserved in the hope that advances in IVF treatment could save the species.
Don Seriff, Natural Resources Coordinator for Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, says the atlas is the result of more than 20 years of work by him and an army of volunteers to catalogue about 350 bird varieties that are nesting or have historically nested in the region. The atlas, with illustrations, will be available this Spring.