Author Archives: health4earth

Dear Gov. Dayton

This is a message to Minnesota Governor Dayton asking him to veto the legislation that takes away Minneapolis’s plastic bag ban. Below is my letter to the Minneapolis http://www.startribune.com/ It was published a few months ago. It is ridiculous the Minnesota … Continue reading

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I Love Parks and Monuments!

Earlier this month I took a road trip from Minnesota to Washington, D.C. We traveled the back roads through Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Everyday we would stop and hike in a park we came across. It was an amazing experience. … Continue reading

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Turn Your Banana Peel into Good!

  How can you amend your soil and garden without chemicals? This is from the Compost Foundation, and see their video below: “Have you ever looked at a banana peel and thought, “Is that it?” Does life go on? Could … Continue reading

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Superior Views: Lots of Rain

The week began with “extreme fire danger” warnings. But the rains came on Monday, and it has rained all week.  The swollen rivers and streams pour into Lake Superior turning the lake muddy brown. The middle of May is always fabulous … Continue reading

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The Arctic and Whales Collecting Our Plastic

This shouldn’t surprise me, but I am upset to read about the plastic trash in the Arctic Ocean.   Plastic trash is now so ubiquitous that researchers have found hundreds of tons of it floating in the Arctic Ocean.  Read the … Continue reading

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Give Your Yard a Dose of Happy

Just making a few adjustments to your yard can make big difference for our climate. If everyone does a little bit, it adds up to a lot! Some amazing statistics on our lawns from “greener lawn” below: *Grass covers more … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day

“If we pollute the air and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save us”   David Suzuki

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