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  • Hands-on Learning with St. Edward’s at Commons Ford

    St Edward’s students learn plant identification skills and the value of native prairies while conducting the annual Commons Ford Prairie vegetation survey Dr. Amy Concilio of St. Edward’s University has joined the Commons Ford team to take the lead on vegetation surveys.  With a group of  eight undergraduate students and two

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  • Bird of the Week: Eastern Whip-poor-will

    Eastern Whip-poor-will Though you have probably heard their eponymous call on summer nights, you’re unlikely to see Whip-poor-wills during the day. Whip-poor-wills are part of a family of birds known as nightjars or goatsuckers (after the myth that they subsisted on milk from goats), who nest on the ground. They

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