Monthly Archives: August 2016

A Year of Water Action!

My not so funny joke for Water Wednesday. A conversation I had this past week! Friend: I hear Donald Trump has invested lots of money in bottle water. Me: Why would he do that? Friend: He wants to get rid … Continue reading

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A Special Hundred Years, Celebrate!

Happy 100th Birthday to Our National Parks!  Many of us have vivid memories of visits to our national parks.  Our parks are for the common good of all, and are an important function of government. National parks represent The United States in history, … Continue reading

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Minnesota Takes the Lead for Bees and Butterflies

“Today, Minnesota set the strongest rules in the nation to protect pollinators from pesticides,” said Lex Horan of Pesticide Action Network. “The plan will help ensure that bee-harming pesticides won’t be used unnecessarily, and it lays the groundwork for reducing … Continue reading

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Say “No” to Plastic Bags!

I do the majority of my grocery shopping at food coops, but when I visit regular grocery stores I am appalled by the number of plastic bags leaving with purchases. I know most them aren’t recycled.  My city will put fees on … Continue reading

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World Photo Day

A beautiful picture from Climate Reality reminding us to protect the only home we have!

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Warm Air Holds More Moisture

Have you been caught in a record rain storm and flooding this summer? Chances are that most of us in the United States and Europe have experienced a heavier than normal rainfall. My travel this summer has brought me to see displaced people following storms … Continue reading

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Pollinator Garden Walk

This past week my yard was part of a “Pollinator Garden Walk” led by my neighbor, a pollinator expert. We walked, biked, or carpooled to 4 neighborhood yards. All the yards had boulevard plantings, two had no turf grass,, and … Continue reading

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