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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
By Sura Jeselsohn Special to The Riverdale Press Magic does not happen very often, but sometimes the familiar is radically and splendidly transformed. Once again, the New York Botanical … 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
In 1977, Scientific American published the story “Exploring the Herbarium” by Siri von Reis Altschul. The author was discussing the value of exploring herbaria for new plants for use as food, … 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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