Category Archives: birds

St Louis Urban Flora

In preparation for my site visit in a few days, I have been researching St Louis’ urban flora.  Inspired by Del Tredici’s Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast, here are some facts, history, and positive attributes of some of the … Continue reading

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For the Birds?

An interesting discussion has been developing regarding the City Arch River Competition: is “birding” realistic as program?  Alex Ihnen at Urban STL has criticized the MVVA proposal’s Avian Research Center as, “unlikely to draw casual tourists despite the relatively large … Continue reading

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