• Help an Amphibian Cross the Road!

    Mar 27th 2023

    Help an Amphibian Cross the Road!

    It's Spring, the time when amphibians wake up with early spring rains. You don't often see them, but the woods are home to multitudes of salamanders, toads and frogs. These cold-blooded creatures c…

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  • How to Help Native Bees

    Dec 3rd 2022

    How to Help Native Bees

    Hello Friend of Pollinators! Thanks for your interest in how to help native bees.Our last post introduced the fascinating world of native bees, honey bees, and threats to bee populations. That knowled…

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  • Native Bees: Why They Matter

    Dec 2nd 2022

    Native Bees: Why They Matter

    Why A Post About Native Bees?Winter's moving in, flowers are done blooming (at least in northern areas), so why think about bees and pollination right now? Well, lots of reasons! For some of us, seed…

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  • 3 Fabulous Free Nature Apps

    Aug 12th 2022

    3 Fabulous Free Nature Apps

    Free Nature Apps for Learning & Exploring!If you're looking for help identifying plants, birds, fungi & insects, this post is for you! We'll discuss some of the top free nature apps you can use to dee…

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  • How to Plan a Green Burial

    May 14th 2021

    How to Plan a Green Burial

    Sustainable Dying Part 3: How to Plan a Green BurialWhat's the flip-side of sustainable living? Sustainable dying of course! Although not necessarily easy to contemplate, giving death some thought now…

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  • The Afterlife: Sustainable Dying

    Feb 9th 2021

    The Afterlife: Sustainable Dying

    Sustainable Living and the Afterlife: Sustainable DyingSustainable living, when it comes full circle, goes hand in hand with sustainable dying. In seeking ways to give back to the Earth, let's remembe…

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  • The Afterlife, Part 1: Buried Costs

    Jan 25th 2021

    The Afterlife, Part 1: Buried Costs

    The Cycle of Life.The Afterlife, Part 1. The dark days of winter (in the midst of a pandemic) seem like an apropos time to reflect on life and death. In some ways, reflecting on death can help us keep…

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  • Interconnection and Interdependence

    Jul 4th 2020

    Interconnection and Interdependence

    A Declaration of Interconnection and Interdependence4th of July, 2020 True "independence" is a misperception. The great exchange of breath and substance between plants, animals and all kingdoms of li…

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  • Gifts of the Trees

    Jan 21st 2019

    Gifts of the Trees

    Take a moment today to appreciate a tree. Choose a tree that has a presence in your daily life. Maybe one you've noticed but haven't given much thought to.Touch the tree. Be present with the tree…

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