Author Archives: Christina Kobland

About Christina Kobland

Founder, east33.org; President and Founder, Native Return, LLC

In Case You Were Wondering What I’ve Been Up To…

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Captive Elephants Successfully Reintroduced into the Wild

  Elephants_for_Africa_Newsletter_19 In 2006 I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Kate Evans at Seba Camp in Botswana, where they have succesfully reintroduced captive elephants (from America) into the wild. The picture above is one such elephant I snapped a photo of … Continue reading

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2013 Philadelphia Flower Show

I had the honor of presenting “Sustainable Lawn Alternatives: From Native Meadows to No-Mow Lawns” at the Philadelphia Flower Show on March 8, 2013.  My lecture focused on ecologically and economically sensible solutions to standard, resource-draining landscapes.  Biodiversity, native meadows, and … Continue reading

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Meadow Talk

For those of you who may want to go the lazy route, letting your lawn slowly convert to a meadow, check out my monthly post on this site: http://nativeplantwildlifegarden.com/meadow-talk/

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Bluebird Boxes – My Personal Observations

As a team member, I contribute a monthly posting to the Native Plant & Wildlife Garden blog. Here’s one on my personal observations concerning bluebird boxes: Years ago my brother and sister-in-law gave my parents a bluebird box as a Christmas … Continue reading

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A Deer Comes to Visit

I’ve recently started doing work for Native Return®, LLC, as the Director of Business Development and Legal Affairs.   After the rains on Tuesday I stopped by Christina’s property for a visit.  Sitting back in my chair and getting ready to … Continue reading

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A Message From Wildlife To Humans: Our Recommended ‘Do Not Do’ List for 2013

As a team member, I contribute a monthly posting to the Native Plant & Wildlife Garden blog. This latest post is so important that I’ll repeat it here. If just one or two of these tips are followed, when they wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

  I would just like to wish all our readers a joyous, peaceful, and loving Holiday Season! Remember as this year ends, and the new year begins, to take a moment out of your busy lives to get out there … Continue reading

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Backyard Life

  Sometimes when I’m on my property I feel like I’m back in elementary school on the day when the local nature center people bring in a few animals for everyone to get excited about.  Just yesterday my gardener came upon … Continue reading

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