Monthly Archives: September 2013

My New Lawn Sign

                                                      Rain and wind carry leaves and other pollutants into the storm drain. Most of our storm drains empty directly into Minnehaha Creek or Lake Harriet; a few drain directly to the Mississippi River. Leaves and grass clippings contain phosphorus. Phosphorus … Continue reading

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Syrian Climate Refugees

Climate Refugees                                            This is an incredible story about how drought was one of the sparks for the Syrian Civil War. From 2006 to 2010 Syria had a serious drought.  Farmers lost 80% of their cattle, and 60% of the country became … Continue reading

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Labor Day Thoughts

 We value our Employees                            The following is written on my yogurt container, ” We value our employees.  We are a family-run company in California with just over 50 employees.   We pay a competitive wage to all our staff members and provide … Continue reading

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