Where do we go when we die? This blog examines what communities, planners and others are doing (and not doing) for cemeteries.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Birds, birders invade Northeast Ohio cemeteries
An unprecedented "invasion" of white-winged crossbills has birdwatchers flocking to area cemeteries that host large selections of mature pine, spruce, fir and hemlock trees. Taking full advantage is Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, which is even hosting nature walks.
"Show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have." -- Benjamin Franklin
Where do we go when we die? This blog explores the places where cemeteries and land use intersect, and examines what urban planners and thinkers, communities and others are doing (and not doing) about cemeteries.
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I am a journalist, adjunct professor of journalism and rural issues. I studied GIS, and I blog about cemeteries and land use, urban issues, and honey. All views expressed are those of the author alone.