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Teaching Little Explorers - Creating Teachable Moments For Children

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Teaching Little Explorers - Creating Teachable Moments For Children

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I'm always looking for great ideas to enhance our learning, and I found some to share with you. The National Gardening Association offers some printable downloads for Fall Nature Scavenger Hunts. There's one for younger children, and one for older kids. They're very colorful and the illustrations make them easy to follow.

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Asian Longhorned Ticks Coming Your Way?

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Asian Longhorned Ticks Coming Your Way?

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Since first being reported in the United States, Asian Longhorned Ticks have been found in Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Here's what you need to know:

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STOP! Don't plant those seeds!

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STOP! Don't plant those seeds!

 

We reported on Tuesday, 28 July, about the unsolicited importation of mysterious seeds arriving in the U.S. The packages, some labeled as JEWELRY, are simply appearing in mailboxes across the nation.

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Residents Warned Not to Plant Unsolicited Foreign Seed Shipments

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Residents Warned Not to Plant Unsolicited Foreign Seed Shipments

 

Various news sources are warning residents not to plant any seed they receive unsolicited from unknown sources "because they could be a pathway for introduction of invasive species, insects and plant diseases."

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NEWS FLASH - Yard work is good for you.

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NEWS FLASH - Yard work is good for you.

 

OnePoll – a British polling firm – studied 2000 homeowners in the U.K. on behalf of Draper Tools. They discovered that yard work burns calories and can help you lose weight, along with other health benefits! You could’ve knocked me over with a feather.

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