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S E C T I O N 2 Community S TO R I E S A B O U T P E O P L E A N D E V E N T S I N T H E C O M M U N I T Y Capturing The exhibits on Edgewood’s human history show portraits and present oral interviews, heard through hand-held earpieces, that include reminiscences (read by an actor) about the people who led the effort to preserve Edgewood. Edgewood Park Bill and Jean Lane Education Center tells the story of the park Story by Dave Boyce | Photos by Ron Yeo W ithin its one square mile, Edgewood Park in Woodside contains wetlands, grasslands, woodlands and chaparral populated by the usual Peninsula mammals — deer, coyote, bobcat and raccoon — but there are also 70 species of native birds and more than 500 of native plants. And there are inhabitants that are not native (and therefore not welcome), such as Italian ryegrass and Italian thistle, the European starling and the Argentine ant. That’s a lot to describe using exhibits inside a building, but the Bill and Jean Lane Education Center at Edgewood See EDGEWOOD PARK, page 18 Wooden components of the education center include floors made from reclaimed shipping crates, and beams and framing made from certified sustainable sources. The windows open to the air and provide natural lighting. January 9, 2013NTheAlmanacOnline.comNThe AlmanacN17

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