Plant of the Month: Joe Pye Weed

Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum) is a wonderful late-summer herbaceous perennial that is at its finest from mid-August through fall. If you're looking to create a pollinator-friendly garden, Joe Pye is an absolute bee magnet!
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Animal of the Month: Red Panda

As red pandas mature, hair grows and covers their entire foot, including the foot pads! This helps to give them traction in order to walk on ice, or climb wet slippery branches.
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Saving the Poweshiek Skipperling from Extinction

The Assiniboine Park Conservancy has released 19 critically endangered Poweshiek skipperling butterflies at the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s properties located in the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve in the RM of Stuartburn in southeastern Manitoba.
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New Greenhouse: Innovating Horticulture

The new greenhouse at Assiniboine Park is complete. Located south-east of The Pavilion, near the Conservatory Drive entrance to the Park, the building features a sustainable design that is efficient, both in energy use and how it functions for the Park.
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