Re-Ecology. I made up a word.

It is true. I made up a word. Re-Ecology.   I used to dream of oceans of nature surrounding corporate buildings and parking lots in the suburban phenomenon called The Office Park.  Park? If it is a Park, it must be healthy for birds, bees, and butterflies, right?  Well, not so in the typical situation. Really? Really.  […]

Monarchs…. more than I could count

The weather may be bleak and cold today, the temperatures cold, and the sun setting soon….. but back last summer, I had an extraordinary time with these Monarchs visiting my project. YES! MORE THAN I COULD COUNT! and it went on for a couple months……..  It is true. If we build it, they will come. […]

Native Plant Restoration

Great video: click here to open in youtube “Published on Apr 4, 2013 How to restore a shore with native plants, trees, and shrubs is the focus of this video for contractors and landowners in Central Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. Crow Wing SWCD, University of Minnesota Extension, Minnesota DNR, and Thirty Lakes Watershed District […]