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  1. Cape Cod's Edible FernRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | WGBH

    I grew up in Maine and up there, this time of year we eat fiddleheads. Fiddleheads are the tightly coiled tips of spring ferns-specifically, ostrich ferns-and they taste kind of like asparagus once they're cooked.

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  2. Birds and Deep FreezesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | WGBH

    The Truro Christmas Bird Count was held on a frigid January 2, when more than 30 hardy birders braved subzero wind chills to find even hardier birds among the thickets, fields, beaches, and marshes of Wellfleet and Truro. A handful of us were foolish enough to venture out in the deepest predawn cold in search of owls, finding a bare minimum of Northern Saw-whet, Eastern Screech, and Great Horned Owls, barely audible above the wind gusts at times.

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  3. Try This For a New Year's Resolution: Reduce Trash! Start Cutting Down on Food PackagingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | WGBH

    According to the US EPA, roughly a third of the trash we create is packaging, and most of that comes from food. A few years ago, Elspeth Hay started wondering why we use so much packaging to keep and transport our food.

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  4. Hidden History of Lombard HollowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | WGBH

    Sometimes the history of a place speaks to us in indirect, or hidden ways. Yesterday afternoon I took a walk up Lombard Hollow, one of half a dozen or so glacial valleys that run roughly parallel from east to west along the Wellfleet-Truro line.

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  5. Paradise Valley and Mr. Oofty-GooftyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | WGBH

    Paradise Valley is a glacial hollow set on the Wellfleet-Truro line. During the late 19th century it was a thriving community of a dozen or more houses, but when Wellfleet's Herring River dike was built around 1908, the valley was cut off from navigable waters.

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