Monthly Archives: May 2014

Get With It, Build Some Habitat!

We are all worried about our bees and our butterflies! Have you ever wondered why in a city full of gardens of flowers there are so few bees and butterflies? In contrast, I observe a large diversity of bees and … Continue reading

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Styrofoam: Who should take responsibility?

Letter published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune: STYROFOAM It is a real, and lingering, problem Styrofoam is not an imaginary problem. My husband and I have spent this spring picking Styrofoam out of Lake Harriet and off the banks of … Continue reading

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Ban Styrofoam Cups and Containers

I am encouraging Minneapolis and other city governments to ban Styrofoam.   The past 42 days I have done daily litter pick-ups on my walks in Minneapolis.  I was picking up Styrofoam along with wrappers, cans and plastic. Some of what … Continue reading

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The Mississippi River, Everyone’s Responsibility!

“Minneapolis, On the banks of the Minnehaha Creek!” Garrison Keillor This blog is in response to an article on buffers along streams and rivers: http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/health/256920531.html Water, Our most valuable resource! It’s everyone’s responsibility to keep our rivers, lakes and oceans … Continue reading

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