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A Walk in the Woods: Rebirth

By: John Griffee Staff-Writer Around the world, spring marks the rebirth and resurrection of what once was lost to winter. Spring holds a deep significance in a multitude of cultures and faiths, representing wholly a time of change. This sentiment of rebirth stems from the way that our surroundings begin to shift and transform in

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A Walk in the Woods: The sounds of spring

By: John Griffee Staff-Writer You only have to turn your ears to skies to hear the first signs of spring’s impending arrival. It was just four months ago that tens of thousands of Sandhill Cranes were departing from Jasper-Pulaski Wildlife Refuge.  At peak, there was upwards of 30,000 cranes booking their winter travel plans for

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