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An Integrated Labyrinth and Columbarium Design

  R.E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington, Virginia has a quite well done Labyrinth directly behi […]

Redefining salt marsh research: Are coastal wetlands end members or part of a continuum?

How should we think about coastal wetlands? Are coastal wetlands endmembers or discrete ecosystems? Or are they components of a larger system?

Appreciating the Black Vulture

Photo by Erika Zambello

Let’s face it, vultures get a bad rap. North Carolina is home to both Turkey Vultures and Blac […]

Sometimes You Have to Bird in the Rain

outer banks, trail, boardwalk, birding

Erika birds through the rain to see her first Prothonotary Warbler.

Audubon’s Bird Friendly Communities Meets Communities of Faith


On April 25th,  an interesting group came together for a  biodiesel bus tour of best habitat and ene […]

Counting Down the Nature Preserves with Schenck Forest


With graduation this weekend, I've found myself increasingly pushing to see as many Triangle nature preserves as possible before my time in Durham is up.

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