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    Snapshot Title: @
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: summer kick off
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    FLOWERING DOGWOOD
    The Dogwood tree also produces both flowers and berries, but neither is exactly what it seems to be. The berries are edible only to birds and small creatures, and are not actually be...



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    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: summer kick off
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    TREE PROTECTORS
    Ever wonder why the sapling tree protectors are blue? Do you know the colors of a rainbow? The order of the colors of a rainbow is the same as in the color spectrum. That is because r...



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    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: summer kick off
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    WHITE PINE
    Did you guess the 5 letter color of your pine tree? W-H-I-T-E. Coniferous trees, those that make pine cones, keep their leaves or needles on all year round. They are also always green, ...



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    Snapshot Title: ?
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: summer kick off
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    SNAG
    Dead trees, still standing upright in the forest, are called snags and are the perfect habitat for birds and bugs. Some birds, like black capped chickadees locate their nests in holes, or cavitie...



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    Snapshot Title: $
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: summer kick off
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    RED OAK
    The northern red oak is one of the most important trees for timber production in North America. The wood from this tree is commonly used as flooring, cabinets, furniture, and mine timbers....



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    Snapshot Title: #
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: summer kick off
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    BIRD FEEDER
    Ever wonder why some birds fly away for the winter and others are here year round? The birds that fly away for the winter, Robins etc, do not have the beaks to change their diet from bugs...



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  8. Invasives Species

    Snapshot Title: Invasives Species
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Hardwood Ridge: Wheeling, WV
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Are there any H. wooly adelgids



  9. food

    Snapshot Title: food
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Buying food locally saves on resources (shipping), helps your community and is often healthier!



  10. bottle

    Snapshot Title: bottle
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    plastic bottles can be reused and recycled.



  11. cleaning

    Snapshot Title: cleaning
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Many cleaning products can be replaced with environmentally friendly alternatives. This reduces pollution, protects our health and can save money!



  12. laundry bag

    Snapshot Title: laundry bag
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Waiting until you have a full load before washing clothes and dishes uses less water and energy.



  13. light bulb

    Snapshot Title: light bulb
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Replacing incandescent bulbs with CFL's will reduce energy consumption by 75%.



  14. ceiling fan?

    Snapshot Title: ceiling fan?
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Ceiling fans can save on energy bills by circulating air thereby making heating and cooling more efficient.



  15. trash

    Snapshot Title: trash
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Try to recycle everything possible before throwing away.



  16. refrigerator

    Snapshot Title: refrigerator
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Opening refrigerator doors release cold air and uses energy.



  17. apple

    Snapshot Title: apple
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Organic waste such as food scraps and fruit and vegetable peels can be composted instead of thrown away.



  18. can

    Snapshot Title: can
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Many containers such as cans and boxes can be re-used before being recycled.



  19. batteries

    Snapshot Title: batteries
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Using rechargable batteries saves resources.



  20. radio

    Snapshot Title: radio
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Appliances that are not turned on but still plugged in use electricity. This is called "phantom" or "vampire" energy.



  21. Thermostat

    Snapshot Title: Thermostat
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Programmable heating and cooling systems save energy by decreasing power usage during hours when demand decreases.



  22. Beams

    Snapshot Title: Beams
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    STeel frame buildings can be built from recycled materials and recycled when torn down or replaced.



  23. light

    Snapshot Title: light
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Turning off lights in areas not being used saves electricity.



  24. water fountain

    Snapshot Title: water fountain
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Uses energy. Fresh water is a limited resource.



  25. window

    Snapshot Title: window
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Insulated windows save on energy consumption.



  26. window

    Snapshot Title: window
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Glass can be recycled.



  27. door frame

    Snapshot Title: door frame
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Frames from doors and windows can be recycled if made from steel or aluminum.



  28. windows

    Snapshot Title: windows
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Windows save energy by using natural light.



  29. boxes

    Snapshot Title: boxes
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Boxes are recycleable.



  30. paper

    Snapshot Title: paper
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Madison Multipurpose Room
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Recycle paper instead of throwing it away.



  31. Norway Maple (Acer platanoides)

    Snapshot Title: Norway Maple (Acer platanoides)
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Long Run
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    research



  32. Norway Spruce (Picea alba)

    Snapshot Title: Norway Spruce (Picea alba)
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Long Run
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    research



  33. American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)

    Snapshot Title: American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis)
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Long Run
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    research



  34. Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum)

    Snapshot Title: Japanese knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum)
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Long Run
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    identify



  35. Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea)

    Snapshot Title: Creeping Charlie (Glechoma hederacea)
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Long Run
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    research



  36. Fringed Sedge (Carex cf. crinata)

    Snapshot Title: Fringed Sedge (Carex cf. crinata)
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Cranesville Swamp
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    tentative identification



  37. Sedge Species (Carex sp.)

    Snapshot Title: Sedge Species (Carex sp.)
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Cranesville Swamp
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    Maybe someone can help identify this one



  38. Cinnamon fern (Osmundastrum cinnamomeum)

    Snapshot Title: Cinnamon fern (Osmundastrum cinnamomeum)
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Cranesville Swamp
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    This large fern can be distinguished by the cinnamon colored swellings at the base of the leaflets



  39. Powerline Cut

    Snapshot Title: Powerline Cut
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Cranesville Swamp
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    This cut passes across the middle of the bog



  40. Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

    Snapshot Title: Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)
    Taken by: Schrader Environmental Education Center

    Image: Cranesville Swamp
    Image Owner: Schrader Environmental Education Center



    Description:

    all over the bog



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