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Playin’ ‘Possum with Alden Picard


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This week, Alden Picard joins us to talk about opossums or possums as some folks say. Alden has an MS Degree, is a Certified Interpretive Guide, serves as an Environmental Educator with Mecklenburg County’s Park and Rec/Nature Preserves and Natural Resources and love talking about animals, especially opossums.

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