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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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May 22

Meadowbrook Park Grand Opening Schedule of Events

Posted to Explore JCPRD by Becky Burnside

Due to excessive amounts of rain, the grand opening has been rescheduled to June 22.

9 a.m. 
  • Yoga
  • Guided Park Walk
9:30 a.m. 
  • Personal Trainer demos at Fitness Equipment
10 a.m. 
  • Pickleball Demo
10:30 a.m. 
  • Ribbon Cutting
11 a.m. 
  • Guided Park Walk
  • Pickleball Demo
11:30 a.m.
  • Yoga
  • Personal Trainer Demo
12:30 p.m. 
  • Guided Park Walk
1 p.m.
  • Pickleball Demo
1:30  p.m. 
  • Personal Trainer demos at Fitness Equipment
Throughout the day we will have additional activities, yard games, and entertainment featuring local group Battery Tour.

Overflow parking:
Both are west of Nall within easy walking distance.
  • Christ Church Anglican, 5500 W. 91st Street
  • Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church, 9300 Nall

MBP Parking Map


Mar 22

Test Post 3: Cooking with Jeff

Posted to Welcome to the Test Blog by Bryan Thompson


I gave it a cold? I gave it a virus. A computer virus. You know what? It is beets. I've crashed into a beet truck. They're using our own satellites against us. And the clock is ticking. I gave it a cold? I gave it a virus. A computer virus. Hey, take a look at the earthlings. Goodbye!

Hey, take a look at the earthlings. Goodbye! We gotta burn the rain forest, dump toxic waste, pollute the air, and rip up the OZONE! 'Cause maybe if we screw up this planet enough, they won't want it anymore! Eventually, you do plan to have dinosaurs on your dinosaur tour, right?

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