Monthly Archives: August 2012

Recycle ALL those bottles!

Make this your first stop at the Minnesota State Fair: The ECO Building. http://www.startribune.com/local/167398725.html

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Too many invasives

Walking a trail in Duluth, I struggled to find native plants. The very invasive Tansys, thistles and Bird’s-foote Trefoil dominated. Their bright yellow colors were pleasant, but we only saw one frog and no butterflies, bees or birds which seemed … Continue reading

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Yes, we lived it!

From Metrologist Paul Douglas July 2012: Hottest Month In U.S. History. Accurate weather records go back to the late 1800s. Since then there has never been a month as hot as July, 2012. Details from NOAA: “According to NOAA scientists, … Continue reading

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