Monthly Archives: June 2016

Write a letter to your local officials

  When I see the mowing down native plants pollinators I get angry. My husband and I have just completed a driving loop from Minneapolis to Chicago and back through Iowa. We have traveled Interstate East 94, West Interstate 80 and Interstate 35 … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday, Think Climate and Waste!

A Climatarian diet involves choosing what you eat based on the carbon footprint of the food, and using your power as a consumer to drive down the production of beef and lamb which have the biggest impact on our climate.  A climatarian is about eating local … Continue reading

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What is a rain garden?

A Win-Win for water! It’s  raining this week where I live. How can we use all this water rushing into the storm drains and at the same time improve the quality of the water runs from our roofs, sidewalks, driveways and streets? This water picks … Continue reading

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We Love Hummingbirds!

Why are we so fascinated with hummingbirds? Is it their tiny size, incredible energy or maybe it is that we can really observe them close up in comparison to other birds?Hummingbirds love red and bright pink flowers,, and as in this … Continue reading

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Superior Views for Early June

Spring is slow to crawl out of winter next to the big lake, but early June brings hope that warmer weather and summer is coming. The trees are filled with singing warblers, many are building nests, and a female red start has … Continue reading

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Happy World Environment Day!

    We are of this earth! And from One Green Planet, amazing thing happen when you’re out in nature  

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It’s Water Wednesday!

The below ideas for protecting our lakes is from the Superiorforum.org , Sigurd Olson Institute, Northland college, and the EPA, and Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: 1 .Be conservative with your water use. 2. Recycle as much as you can with … Continue reading

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