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Archive for January, 2012

     By Amber Veverka This week, Mecklenburg Park & Recreation  launched a new web page  that explains how to deal with coyotes, gives a form for residents to report any sightings and, for the first time, provides links to licensed trappers to remove problem animals. “What we’re trying to help people understand is much like […]

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     A sweeping vista of lake and gorge. The only place on the planet meat-eating Venus flytraps  grow. A forest of trees so breathtakingly large they seem primeval.      These are just a few of the Carolinas’ natural wonders  to put on your list for 2012 – standout places in two states blessed with an abundance […]

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  By Amber Veverka      Gardening season may seem like ages away, but for one crop, winter is the ideal season to get started. This is the time to launch your own backyard mushroom garden – a project that requires little more than shade, water and time.      Several easy-to-grow mushroom species need to grow on […]

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