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Second part of two columns Last week, I shared a trip to discover the rocks hiding in New York City with Howard R. Feldman’s elective paleobiology class from Touro College. We visited places … more
On the last day of April, I had a mind-blowing experience. I was invited to join Howard R. Feldman’s elective paleobiology class from Touro College for a geology tour of midtown Manhattan. … more
For most of the year, forsythias are just a scruffy, lanky bush. But its charms in the spring amply justify its place in so many gardens. As part of the great spring sweep of yellow, I await its … more
While further researching the New York Botanical Garden’s exhibit “What in the World is a Herbarium?” I was privileged to speak with Matthew C. Pace, the assistant curator of the William and Lynda Steere Herbarium. more
With the weather warming at the end of February and the sudden appearance of some early flowering bulbs, I fully expected to see drifts of daffodils by now. The tips of their leaves have been … more
Before you even start to take in the orchid show at the New York Botanical Garden, you are tantalized by soft perfume. more
By Sura Jeselsohn newsroom@riverdalepress.com   Sunday, Feb. 19 was one of those winter days that we all long for. The temperature rose into the 60s and I was by no means the only one … more
Recently there was a media flurry about The Royal Canadian Geographic Society’s effort to select a national bird for Canada despite a total lack of interest by the national government … more
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