My Growing Oak Openings Prairie

In the late spring, I added a few new flowers to my Oak Openings native prairie.  This gorgeous yellow Prairie Coneflower is one of them.  She happily took up with a Black-eyed Susan and a clump of Little Bluestem for company.  They’re having a wonderful summer...

Nexus Pipeline vs. The Oak Openings

One of most beautiful places in Ohio is under threat – the Oak Openings region. Home to a third of Ohio’s rare, native species, this area is filled with forest, wetlands, wet prairie, open meadow, glacial sand dunes and rare oak savanna. A recent resource...

Oak Openings, Pipelines and the Work of a Matriarch

If you’ve been following me on Facebook, then you know about the pipeline. Since last October, things have been a whirl of activity as I’ve been working to organize grass-roots opposition to a huge gas pipeline that has been proposed here in Ohio. The...