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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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Jan 27

Despite challenges, 2021 was another successful year of service for JCPRD

Posted to Explore JCPRD by Becky Burnside

The Johnson County Park and Recreation District had much success in achieving many of our established 2021 goals and objectives. Our strategic plan (Legacy Plan) continues to guide us in maintaining, protecting, enhancing, and expanding our beloved park and recreation system. Despite the challenging environment we continue to experience, major projects were started and/or completed as planned.

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