Natural Lands - the magazine of Natural Lands spring-summer 2020 issue - Page 2

contents 4 15 changing climates. natural solutions. the role of conservation in mitigating the effects of our warming planet. introducing Meng Preserve. a wooded oasis for songbirds in Montgomery County. natural lands number 156 • spring/summer 2020 editor Kirsten Werner art director Holly M. Harper principal photography Mae Axelrod contributors Oliver Bass, Karen Clancy, Ann Hausmann, Ethan Kauffman, Kelly Herrenkohl, Ann Hutchinson, Robyn Jeney 22 beneath heart-shaped leaves. plans for a new feature at Stoneleigh, and the generous donor who made it possible. 25 new trustee welcome. Ann Loftus joins our Board of Trustees. Natural Lands Hildacy Preserve 1031 Palmers Mill Road, Media, PA 19063 t 610-353-5587 | f 610-353-0517 info@natlands.org | natlands.org 2 NEWS 16 SAVING OPEN SPACE recent land conservation successes. 20 CONNECTING PEOPLE TO THE OUTDOORS dark skies. an astrophotographer’s view from ChesLen Preserve. The official registration and financial information of Natural Lands Trust, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. Information filed with the Attorney General concerning this charitable solicitation and the percentage of contributions received by the charity during the last reporting period that were dedicated to the charitable purpose may be obtained from the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey by calling 973-504-6215 and is available on the internet at www.state.nj.us/lps/ ca/charfrm.htm. Registration with the Attorney General does not imply endorsement. #naturallands facebook.com/NatLands twitter.com/natlands instagram.com/natural.lands cover photo: Randy Richard