The Ridges Sanctuary

Preservation, Education, and Research

Month: June 2013

Fungus Circle or Fairy Ring?

Posted on Jun 28, 2013 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on Fungus Circle or Fairy Ring? | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

This circle of mushrooms was spotted growing on the west side of the Upper Range Light today. Whether your mind is inclined toward fact or fancy, these curious little formations can’t help but draw attention. Mushrooms are actually the reproductive part of the organism – much like apples are the reproductive fruit of the tree.  The biggest [..Read more]

Bribery is Not Beneath Us!

Posted on Jun 6, 2013 by Drew Richmond   Comments Off on Bribery is Not Beneath Us! | Posted in Blog · Uncategorized

We’re coming down to the wire for the Ride for Nature, the 25th annual bike ride for the benefit of The Ridges Sanctuary.  Thanks to the many volunteers who have already stepped forward to help, we’ve staffed about 80% of the many positions it takes to support this event.  BUT … we still need help!  [..Read more]