Class of 2020

The 2020 Volunteer Nature Stewardship class began on Saturday, January 18, 2020 and included a nature walk at south Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area (ORCA).  Special thanks Mate, our walk mascot, the woodle pictured at the lower right. Special thanks to…

9-29-2019 ORCA Walk

Our first fall walk at ORCA was on the morning of 9-29-2019 with Susan Warmer, Pat Cramer, Dotty Workman, Dotty Noble, Lori Greene, Terry Greene, Pat Bowman, George Cooper, and Dorene McLeod participating.  We hiked to the Observation Tower and…

Weeds of Wed.: Check out in your Shrubs

In the picture above carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides) grows from inside a very thick variegated arbicola (Schefflera arboricola 'Trinette') hedge, demonstrating its invasiveness.  This plant continues to  "volunteer" at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area and other natural areas, even though it…