Monthly Archives: August 2015

GMO labeling, Consumers want Information!

  The letter below was in the Minneapolis Star Tribune today. As a person with many food intolerances labeling is important, and I applaud the many that are asking for better transparency. My shortened version of this letter: To the editor:  Whether … Continue reading

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Why are bees dying at an alarming rate?

Bees have been a worry to me all summer.  They haven’t been feeding on the plants that are usually loaded with bees. Wild geranium,  Culver’s Root, chives and a flowering maple they usually are passionate about have been lacking bees. In August with the blooming … Continue reading

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So far, 2015 smashes 2014 records

January 2015 through June 2015 have been the warmest first 6 months on record. 2014 was the warmest year on record.  What is scary to me is that over 90% of this heat ends up in the oceans! This video explains … Continue reading

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Businesses and Better Recycling

Have you ever thought of how strange it is that businesses, that dislike government, also depend on government to pick up their waste? Plastic bottles and packaging are a perfect example of this. Businesses should be responsible for all the waste … Continue reading

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Sick, Unhealthy Lakes

Minnesota is home to over 10,000 lakes. We love our lakes. Unfortunately, we don’t take personal responsibility for protecting the beauty and health of our precious lakes. One of the most popular lakes is covered with trash, and it has become impossible to educate … Continue reading

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Pollinator Heaven

Hummingbirds and bees love our Minneapolis yard ! Monarchs are crazy about Liatris!

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Clear Skies, Healthy People!

With a Great Planet, Comes Great Responsibility! Video from the White House on our warming climate: What can we all do? Always turn off lights and unplug electronics when not in use. Drive less: Walk, bike, ride share, Carpool, combine … Continue reading

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