Monthly Archives: June 2013

50,000 dead bees, What next?

The following information is from a press release by the Xerces Society.The Xerces Society is committed to protecting our pollinators and their environment. After a tragic killing of 50,000 bees at a Target parking lot in Oregon caused by the pesticide neonicotinoid, The … Continue reading

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Tragedy Strikes Pollinators in Oregon

Pesticides/neonicotinoids must be restricted and some banned! Last week as we were celebrating our marvelous pollinators for Pollinator Week,  it is estimated that 50,000 bees were killed at one location by a neoicotinoid pesticide that has been banned in Europe A … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Pollinator Week

                                                                                        This is National Pollinator Week. Pollinators are essential to our environment.  They are necessary for most of the world’s flowering plants and crops. Habitat loss, pesticide use, and introduced diseases are taking an enormous toll on our pollinators. My short list … Continue reading

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Recycling, a Win-Win for Everyone

Our new one-sort barrel arrived this week. I like what the City of Minneapolis sent to homeowners in trying to increase the amount individuals recycle: *Recycling is one of the easiest ways to protect the environment. *Recycling saves energy and … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Zucchini Frittata

Frittatas are one of the quickest meatless meals you can make, and you can use any vegetables you have. Zucchini Frittata 1 zucchini ¼ cup sliced onion 3 eggs and 2 egg whites 1/3 cup oatmeal 1/3 cup water ½ tsp … Continue reading

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On the Southshore of Lake Superior

   Chestnut-Sided Warbler Superior  Views June 3, 2013 In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them. Aldo … Continue reading

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