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ES 120: Darwin to Dillard: Nature Writing Through Time: Find Facts

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  • Local Audubon Society, birding or wildlife groups
  • Local nursery or landscaper's Website (plants, hardiness zone, growing season)
  • Local historical society
  • State website: native flora, fauna; state department of wildlife
  • State University Extension service (plants, trees, invasives, growing season, possibly rainfall)
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