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May 03

Swallows – Beneficial and Beautiful

Posted to Naturally Speaking with Steve Lekwa by Erica Place

Swallows may be one of my favorite families of birds. Most are beautifully colored with iridescent blue, green, or purple. Some are trimmed with glistening white or orange. All are wonderful fliers that swoop and wheel gracefully about the sky as they hunt for flying insects, their primary food. Several species seem to prefer or even depend on human-made structures for their nesting sites. Most drink on the wing by skimming just over the water. They bathe the same way, but actually splash on the water like a skipping stone and keep right on flying.

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Jul 23

Fishery Renovation Update

Posted to The Greenprint by Erica Place

The DNR will treat Hickory Grove Lake on August 4th (pending workable weather conditions) with rotenone, a botanical pesticide, to eliminate the remaining fish population.

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