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Turkey vulture droppings coat the pavement at the base of a stand for a basketball goal near Peabody Baptist Church, which has become a roosting spot for 60 to 70 of the large birds.
Workers made progress rehabilitating on Luta Creek's bank this week, moving in boulders and dirt to remake the creek bank. A worker uses a bulldozer to pick up boulders Tuesday at the site.
Jennifer Sawyer sweeps the sidewalk under an arch where vegetables soon will grow.
Poison ivy is flourishing thanks to recent rains. The threat it poses concerns Marion resident Margaret Wilson. Several plants have been spotted in brush along Central Park's trails.