March 23, 2018

By Joel Alan Heller / Ashland Parks and Recreation Commission

Posted Mar 21, 2018 

Ashland Daily Tidings


I have been reading a number of news stories lately about cities that have changed their policies and practices regarding use of synthetic pesticides on city properties.
Many scientific studies have been published about the dangers...

November 12, 2017

Image courtesy of The Xerces Society.

By Kristina Lefever

Published in the Ashland Daily Tidings
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at 11:45 AM


Summer has bee-come fall, a most glorious and invigorating season, with brilliant colors, cooler temps and an underlying urgency to get things done. But yet, as nights become longer, we (hopefully)...

July 26, 2017

Published in the Ashland Daily Tidings

Posted Jul 26, 2017 at 5:57 PM
Updated Jul 26, 2017 at 8:30 PM

There is a beginning to everything. But sometimes I wonder — just when WAS the beginning? Because, preceding a “beginning” are various working relationships, unknown connections, synchronicity of people and events, and doors opening and closing.

The f...