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Attracting backyard birds

Enjoy the outdoors through your windows this winter by attracting birds to your yard.

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Protecting digital info from natural disaster

Take steps to keep your digital treasures and data safe in case the unexpected occurs.

Observations from a Monarch waystation

Explore notes and sightings from our Monarch waystation habitat.

Dryland Gardens and No-Mow Yards

We’ve all grown used to the ideal of a lush green lawn surrounding our homes, but there are exciting new landscaping alternatives.

Artists and Crafters Unite!

We are fortunate to have many creative people in our community – so we have a wonderful variety of arts and crafts groups that meet regularly! Joining an art or craft group might provide just the creative outlet you need.