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Jan 31

Eastern Red Cedar

Posted to Ernie Miller Nature Center: Tracks Newsletter by Bryan Thompson

In the winter the Eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) is more easily seen. This evergreen is common through out our state. Many people see this tree as a weedy plant that invades the prairie, shading out grasses and flowers below. This tree is not a cedar nor is it red, at least not on the outside.

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Dec 07

Sports, nature, art, and much more to keep your kids engaged and safe

Posted to Explore JCPRD by Becky Burnside

Programs and camps being offered by JCPRD before, between, and after the holidays can help make sure kids stay safe and have no reason to be bored during their time off from school. 

This season’s offerings include indoor playground and kids’ day out sessions, as well as camps focused on nature and outdoor adventures, art and theater, basketball, volleyball, and more! For JCPRD’s holiday-related programs, please see our separate listing.

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