Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ten Ways to Help Birds from Ecowatch

Perhaps you already followed the 10 pointers to help birds in the spring, or you provided nesting material to birds in your garden. But now that it’s officially summer, what can you do to help our feathered friends?   http://ecowatch.com/2014/06/25/10-ways-help-birds-summer/?utm_source=EcoWatch+List&utm_campaign=7846102c7e-Top_News_6_28_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_49c7d43dc9-7846102c7e-85912169 Photo courtesy of … Continue reading

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A Native Plant Yard in St. Paul

  A Wonderful Story from Minnesota Public Radio The natural: Transforming a yard from nasty to native News & FeaturesDan Olson · St. Paul, Minn. · Jun 23, 2014 A sphinx moth caterpillar in Susan Damon’s boulevard, which is filled with … Continue reading

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Everyone Can help the Bees and Butterflies!

IT IS POLLINATOR WEEKEND Plant a pollinator plant this weekend!   Ask to be sure plants you purchase are Neonicotinoid free! This is from the http://www.xerces.org/ society   BEAUTY AND THE BEES: ONE GARDEN AT A TIME Everyone can plant a flower … Continue reading

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Business Recycling Grants Available

  Hennepin County Grants, Deadline June 15, and October 15 Apply Now! A newly elected Minneapolis City Council is finally committed to enforcing city recycling rules. On Earth Day, April 2015, Minneapolis restaurants will be required to use recyclable/compostable take-out containers, … Continue reading

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Take Action For The Monarch Butterflies

This is from the Food Action Network and Friends of the Earth: On the heels of recent bee declines, another important pollinator, the monarch butterfly, is also in serious trouble. In March, the New York Times reported that the number of monarchs … Continue reading

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Marvelous Sounds of Nature

This is best time of year to be outside and listen to the symphony of nature! When many of our nesting birds reach their nesting area, they sing their beautiful unique song. Many are trying to attract a mate.  In … Continue reading

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