National Parks – America’s Best Idea

National Parks – America’s Best Idea

Just over a year ago, the National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday. But the story of our national parks began long before Woodrow Wilson signed the National Park Service Act in 1916. It took John Muir’s writings that convinced the U.S. government to protect Yosemite, Sequoia, the Grand Canyon and Mt. Rainier as national parks, Teddy Roosevelt “the conservation president,” who established five new national parks from 1901-1909 and Read more »
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September 13, 2017
BATS the super-pollinators/pest exterminators that get a bad rap

BATS the super-pollinators/pest exterminators that get a bad rap

Without nature’s pollinators, we couldn’t produce enough food to feed the world’s population. It’s as plain as that. While we of the human species go about our days without much thought to what it takes for the food crops that sustain us to thrive, there is a mighty buzzing, fluttering and swooping army that is working hard to make sure that the growing process from pollination to harvest takes place Read more »
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July 10, 2017
Stroke & Air Pollution

Stroke & Air Pollution

May is National Stroke Awareness Month and it’s a great time to take stock of one of the risks that may not immediately come to mind when we think of stroke. The risk factor we are referring to is air pollution, an important reason to be concerned about current efforts to roll back air quality standards. Pollution can come from a variety of sources, traffic, factories, power generation, wildfires or even Read more »
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May 13, 2017
Planting for a big harvest from a small garden

Planting for a big harvest from a small garden

When it comes to vegetable gardening, the secret to making the most of a small space, whether you are using containers, raised beds or a small spot in your backyard, is knowing what to plant and how to plant it. By planting a few high yield veggies, you can have fresh, healthy food all summer and make a huge dent in your grocery bill. Here are a few vegetables that will Read more »
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March 05, 2017
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