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Discovering Mushrooms in the Western ...

Discovering Mushrooms in the Western Wildlife Corridor!
https://www.facebook.com/events/619194968285988/ Wednesday May 10th, 7pm at the Kirby Nature Center We tend to focus on the wildflowers in our preserves, but there are other things growing in the forest that are no less beautiful. Flower White and Tom Malone will demonstrate how to photograph and identify the many types of fungi that you migh [...]

2017 Flower-a-thon!

2017 Flower-a-thon!
The focus of WWC’s annual spring wildflower event is education and fun. This year’s event on Saturday, April 29, continues with last year’s features and adds something new to make it even more enjoyable. Start time is 9 am with Panera’s bagels and coffee at the Kirby Nature Center, and 1 pm at the gravel lot on Bender Road.  When we head out [...]

Forest Inventory Data for Bender Moun...

Forest Inventory Data for Bender Mountain
Did you catch the article on Forest Inventory in the latest Winter Edition of the Steward newsletter? If not, check it out here. Below, you’ll find some supplementary information to accompany Matt Fitzpatrick’s informative article; (more…)

Black Snakeroot at Bender Mountain

Black Snakeroot at Bender Mountain
Black Snakeroot at Bender Mountain, September, 2011 -photo by Tim Sisson, WWC President 2011 From wikipedia; “Actaea racemosa (black cohosh, black bugbane, black snakeroot, fairy candle; syn. Cimicifuga racemosa) is a plant of the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae). It is native to eastern North America from the extreme south of Ontario [...]

Jack-in-the-Pulpit at Bender Mountain

Jack-in-the-Pulpit at Bender Mountain
Jack-in-the Pulpit blooming at Bender Mountain, April, 2011 -photo by Tim Sisson, WWC President April 2011 See more pictures on our photos page… Click here!  

The Journey to Protect Delshire Prese...

The Journey to Protect Delshire Preserve
In the late 1960s, the Delhi subdivision of Delshire was created, consisting of 33 homes and surrounded by 17 acres of greenspace with steep ravines and terrain too difficult to build upon. The builder, foreseeing buyers’ attraction to homes surrounded by undeveloped greenspace, had the greenspace specifically zoned for park and recreat [...]

The Story Behind a Delhi Conservation...

The Story Behind a Delhi Conservation Easement
A little bit of heaven. That’s how a Delhi resident refers to her home of the last 30 years. And, thanks to a conservation easement agreement with the Western Wildlife Corridor, her 18 acres overlooking the Ohio River and Kentucky will remain a “little bit of heaven” forever. Purchased in 1946 by her husband, the couple mov [...]