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My Cactus Bert

This blog post is written by a new monthly blog correspondent, Katie M. – a Gobblers alumni.  She has been taking care of a young plant, and recently began to research more about her “social succulent.”  You can even follow him online!

Landfills: More than Just a Hole in the Ground

This week’s blog post is written by Calvin L, a guest poster for the page and a Drummers and Ursids alumni. He discusses landfills, which are just great, big holes in the ground. Or are they? Calvin explains the functions of each step in the landfill process and the reason behind it.

Healthy Soils are Full of Life

This week’s blog post is written by Hannah, a 2nd year Monthly Blog Correspondent and Brookies, Bucktails, and Drummers alumni. Her role as a Conservation Ambassador led her to a new topic, soil conservation. After further investigation, Hannah is now well versed in soil conservation and lays out her research on why healthy soil is full of life in today’s blog.

The Great Backyard Bird Count

This week’s blog post is written by Monthly Blog Correspondent and bird enthusiast, Peter. He tells us all about his experience with the Great Backyard Bird Count – an annual event that encourages birders across the globe to get out and spot their feathered friends, recording and submitting the data to assist research.

Loggerhead Turtles

This week’s post is written by Lakin, a monthly blog correspondent and Ursids alumni. She tells us all about some big, sea-loving creatures! They have a bit of a rough start at the beginning of their lives, facing some tough odds from predators, but they grow up to be pretty sizable contenders as adults.