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    Outdoor Palette: Visionary Art

    by Adelaide Tyrol | November 14th 2016

    The spectacular American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore is the official national art and education… More…

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    Wild Water

    by Northern Woodlands - Photos by John Snell | November 10th 2016

    Water gets its poetic due, and with good reason. As composer Paul Winter wrote in… More…

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    Lake Laboratory

    by Cheryl Lyn Dybas | October 27th 2016

    Technology tracks the toll road salt, phosphorus, and invasive species are taking on Lake George… More…


The Outside Story

Weekly Quotation

Understanding the workings of wound response in trees underscores another difference between the way the process works in trees versus people. Whereas we may do well to slather a cut with anti microbial ointment and cover it with a bandage, this is decidedly not helpful to a tree.
—Michael Snyder, “Woods Whys: How Do Trees Heal Wounds on Trunks and Branches?," Northern Woodlands