Category Archives: pollinators

June on Lake Superior

June is a month of variety, fresh green plants, and interesting skies. As the month ends, I reflect on the beauty of Lake Superior and the landscape that surrounds it. The length of the days and natural beauty is energizing. Everyday differs … Continue reading

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Celebrating Butterflies

I love butterflies, and National Pollinator Week gives me an excuse to concentrate on what brings butterflies to my yard and to my walking routes. This week I learned two new skipper butterflies: the hobomok skipper and Arctic skipper.  Both are crazy for wild … Continue reading

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This is Pollinator Week

What butterflies can you find this week? What plants bring pollinators to your yard?

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Learn From The Past

I know people get tired of my harping on plastic, but plastic is a serious world problem. According to the Plastic Pollution Coalition the average shopper uses 500 plastic bags a year, and that is just bags, not all the … Continue reading

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World Environment Day

Today is World Environment Day and Meatless Monday. Do something good for our earth today. From Ecowatch, 10 tweets worth reading. Read here

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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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Corporate Greed and Our Health

“It is horrifying we have to fight our own government to save the environment” Ansel Adams We now have a government that is dismantling all protections the American people have from corporate America.  Corporate profits now take priority over the … Continue reading

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