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Author: Glenda

You don’t have to be big to do big things

The wonders of nature on a half-acre in McHenry Native plants abound at the Shroyers’ home in McHenry.  In 1987 Bob Schroyer and Pat Sullivan-Schroyer fell in love with a half-acre parcel in McHenry and the natural...

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In Memory of Becky Walkington

Becky Walkington, daughter of Dick & Betty Babcock, passed away Jan. 16, 2018 after a struggle with cancer. Becky continued the stewardship of Spring Hollow Nature Preserve that her parents started decades ago. A loving...

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An Arborist’s Perspective on Tree Care

Many people tell me they don’t think that trees need care or attention. They think that trees in the woods don’t need help to survive, so they don’t do anything to help them. I can appreciate this perspective, but...

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Oak Care in Cold Weather

Tree Tips by Davey Tree Expert Company Summer is drawing to a close and fall is near.  The oaks are getting ready to put on their fall show and go into dormancy for the winter.  As tree stewards we may think that...

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