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Friday, November 21 2014

Visitors can see waterfowl and eagles during a driving tour through the refuge. Special exhibits will be on display at headquarters and the Dickerson Park Zoo will present a show featuring captive eagles.

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Friday, November 21 2014

Schwartz Prize judges praised the #QR1863 project for its creative and effective use of social media to engage the public with local history and for its reach and impact worldwide.

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Friday, November 21 2014

MDC’s seed collection boosts species diversity in grassland restoration. Some prairie species cannot be purchased from commercial seed dealers, he said. But also, seed for wildflowers, what biologists call forbs, can costs hundreds of dollars per pound. Seed collection reduces restoration expense. The collection effort this year netted about 6,500 pounds of seeds mixed with chaff, which will be used to plant about 300 acres of native wildflowers and grasses.

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Friday, November 21 2014

To celebrate the 33rd anniversary of the “Christmas Candlelight Homes Tour”, Weston’s favorite traditions will be back.

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Tuesday, November 04 2014

Art in any form is an expression, and expression on any canvas can be revealing.  In the case of the new temporary exhibit at the Glore Psychiatric Museum, the canvas is a pillowcase.

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Tuesday, November 04 2014

In the year marking the Centennial of the outbreak of World War I, there is no place more fitting to recognize and honor those who have served their country on Veterans Day (Tuesday, Nov. 11) than at the National World War I Museum. Admission to the public is free and the Museum will offer a host of programs and events, including a ceremony at 10 a.m. featuring local dignitaries and officials as well as Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg.

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