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Hare damaged apple tree

Hare today, Gone tomorrow: Grafting to Replace Apple Trees Decimated by Hares.

The hare population seems to be booming in Fairbanks. This winter, some hares were able to walk right over the fences and completely girdle some fruit trees by eating the…

Growing Media Literacy with Garden Foods

Subject Area: Language Arts Appropriate Grade Level: 3rd, 4th or 5th grade Ideal season for lesson: Late Summer, Early Fall Suggested materials: Magazine and newspaper ads (or access to the…

One Species, Many Vegetables – An Introduction to Artificial Selection

Brassica oleracea – An introduction to artificial selection Subject area: Biological Science – 6-8th grade Season: Best in early fall when Brussels sprouts attached to stem would be available and…