Category: Environment

It’s Time to Save Our Oceans

Let’s roll up our sleeves and save our oceans. Today is World Oceans Day. Our oceans are essential for all life. It’s our job to protect this natural resource. Unfortunately, plastic pollution in the ocean is destroying our marine life and the environment. It’s time that we all start cleaning plastic from the ocean. Ocean…
Read more

World Environment Day

Started by the United Nations in 1974, over 100 countries celebrate World Environment Day. It’s time to work together and improve our environment. World Environment Day The 2018 theme is “Beating Plastic Pollution.” The UN hopes that this day of awareness will help people “discover the many ways that [they] can help to combat plastic pollution.” So, today…
Read more

Why Are Rain Gardens Important?

With all the rain and flooding we have been receiving in our area of late, it may be a good idea to consider building a rain garden! A rain garden is designed to withstand the extremes of moisture and concentrations of nutrients, particularly Nitrogen and Phosphorus, that are found in storm water runoff. Rain gardens…
Read more

Straws are an Environmental Crisis

My friend, Laura Turner Seydel, has been an environmental Nostradamus, especially about the straw catastrophe, for many years. She has been foreseeing the crisis about straws unfolding before most of us ever heard of this bombshell. The straw disaster is now upon us but luckily there are plenty of eco friendly straws to choose from.…
Read more

National Parks Are in Danger. Let’s Save Them!

The Dangers to Our National Parks Yes, our beautiful public lands are under attack. From rising park fees to the shrinking of our national monuments and attempt to sell public land, our government doesn’t seem to value our parks as much as we do, which is a growing danger. Climate change and pollution are also…
Read more