Happy Birthday to the Plants Map Community! Two years ago this month, an idea born of Bill and Tracy Blevins’ search for ways to organize,document, and label the plants on their property launched at a startup competition in Fredericksburg, Va., and the world began to discover Plants Map. Plants Map combines the fun and discovery of […]
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About Emily Freehling
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Entries by Emily Freehling
On one of the first days of his mountain ecology science class at the Blue Ridge School, Cory Woods asked his students how many different trees they think they’d pass walking between two specific points on the campus of this private boys’ school near Charlottesville, Va. After students made guesses in the range of 12 […]
At the outer fringe of the Philadelphia suburbs, a 160-acre park manages to be a natural oasis, hands-on learning lab and preserver of early American ways of life, all under one umbrella. The Newlin Grist Mill, a 1704 mill surrounded by a park laced with trails, trout and frog ponds is run by the nonprofit […]