Today is the first official World Soil Day!  The  Global Soil Partnership of the  Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations celebrates World Soil Day on December 5, 2014 in Rome, Italy.  This celebration launches the “International Year of Soils“. Soil – healthy soil – is the basis for food, feed, fuel, Read More →

Calling all Citizen Scientists!  If you love observing and learning about nature, here’s an opportunity to learn more about bumble bees AND contribute to an important conservation project!   The Xerces Society needs your help as part of their Citizen Scientist Project — Bumble Bee Watch! We’ve discussed the importance of pollinators and provided links Read More →

Camping season is here!  There are so many ways to camp in an eco friendly way…too many to list.  But here are 5 ideas to get you started! 1.  Reusable dinnerware – Camp tableware is so fun, it’s easy to skip the plastic, styrofoam or paper disposable products! 2. Reusable Water Bottle – oh so Read More →