Tag Archives: Parks

Stumped by This Urban Corn Mystery

The mysterious corn is up and growing tall once again in our local park. We don’t know for sure where it comes from, but for the last two years, several plants have sprouted out of the stumps left by the county when some ancient trees were cut down due to disease. Last years’ plants got Read More →

What is a RED field, anyway?

There’s an interesting report coming across the Environmental News Service this morning which examines how some municipalities hope to address surplus or vacant commercial properties. ┬áIt seems that thousands of acres of US land sit unused in the form of things like abandoned or bankrupt strip malls and grocery stores. Several groups are pushing to Read More →