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Island Press Field Notes

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By Eliza Pennypacker, Stuart Echols / On April 4th, 2016

April is the month of rain.  At least it is in our world: the mid-Atlantic U.S. With sincere apologies to readers who live in current drought, here in Pennsylvania we typically have reminded ourselves that “April showers bring May flowers,” and so we...

By Meghan Bartels / On May 15th, 2015

This urban rain garden two blocks from the Island Press office doesn't just help the city manage rainwater, it's also educates urbanites about rain, serves as wildlife habitat and is a...

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By Meghan Bartels / On November 21st, 2014

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By Biohabitats / On August 6th, 2014

Post by Amy Nelson of Biohabitats, cross-posted from Rhizome with permission.