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    Protecting and preserving nature’s nursery

    Two families of wood ducks paddled in the water while bullfrogs periodically croaked and woodpecker nestlings chirped away in a nearby hollow tree on a recent summer evening at Little Swamp Sanctuary in Shepherd. To Barb and Joe Rogers, scenes like this are worth protecting. The Rogers, who operate Wildlife Recovery Association, have managed the approximately 300 acres of wetland for about 50 years. “A healthy wetland is teeming with life; it is nature’s nursery, the very beginning of interlocking food webs that provide for the wildlife we treasure,” Barb said. According to Barb and Joe, wetlands are extremely valuable   Read More

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    ‘Nature’s cereal’ creator explains origins of TikTok food trend, answers critics

    Nature’s cereal is the latest food trend to hit TikTok. (Photo: TikTok/natures_food) A concoction dubbed “nature’s cereal” is the latest food trend to take over TikTok after Lizzo gave the refreshing breakfast food a try. But as people are both praising and knocking the bowl of fruit turned “cereal” with the addition of coconut water, its originator, Sherwayne Mears, tells Yahoo Life that he wasn’t expecting to create such a divisive snack. Known by the handle @natures_food on TikTok, Mears explains that he uses the social media platform to share his love for plants and fruit — two things that   Read More

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