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blackbird attacks pedestrians in Golden Gate Park

A fairly common bird in Golden Gate Park, the Brewer’s Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) is easily recognizable by it’s bright yellow eyes and blue-black plumage.   92 more words

Golden Gate Park

Fall Semester CSA Anouncment!

St. Rose’s Fall CSA

Providing fresh, local, organic produce to the Fordham Community since 2012

Open to all Fordham University students and employees.

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Urban Agriculture

Orange-striped oakworms make yearly appearance

This is a quick field note by PhD student Emily Meineke.

For the last few weeks, orange striped oakworms have been raining on my head as I work in the trees. 146 more words

Nursery And Landscape Pests

Bee Hotel

Kerryn has been busy and knocked up a bee hotel for sorrell lane.

We also got to have a look at a delightful book, ‘natures gifts, answers to questions about, honey pollen, and all things bees’. 41 more words

Community Gardens

What we're reading: Aug 22, 2014

Who dispersed the seeds?
DNA barcoading applications are now being used on seeds, not to determine the species of the plant but which species dispersed the seeds. 127 more words

Friday Link Dump

Airport ecology

I was happy that I could lay hands on a textbook on Urban Ecology with 50 percent reduction at the conference in California.

This urban ecology is a big fascination of mine: with large portions of the earth surface changed into systems driven by humans, the ecology of those urban areas is both highly important and interesting. 190 more words