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How to Get Started in Birding

How to Get Started in Birding

By Robin Jacobs, Posted December 4th, 2014

“Beginner’s mind” is an asset for entering the elusive world of birds. Just walk softly, bring your sense of wonder and a little patience.

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6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gardening

6 Unexpected Health Benefits of Gardening

By Robin Jacobs, Posted September 19th, 2014

Sure, that succulent produce improves your diet by leaps and bounds… But your endless labor of love may also strengthen you in some surprising ways.

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How to Use Bats for Natural, Non-toxic Mosquito Control

How to Use Bats for Natural, Non-toxic Mosquito Control

By Eartheasy.com, Posted July 29th, 2014

With new mosquito-borne diseases in the US, these wild and mysterious allies provide safer solutions than poisonous sprays.

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How to Block Tree Roots from Entering Your Garden

How to Block Tree Roots from Entering Your Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 15th, 2014

Your well-fed and watered garden is a growth opportunity for nearby trees.

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Hike Naked Summer Giveaway!

Hike Naked Summer Giveaway!

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 6th, 2014

Win everything you need for an awesome adventure… minus the clothes.

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7 Ways to Green Your Campsite

7 Ways to Green Your Campsite

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 4th, 2014

To truly “get away from it all,” sometime less is more. A little planning helps us tread lightly on our precious wilderness areas.

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Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

Edible Perennials: Building Your Personal ‘Food Forest’

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 14th, 2014

Once established, perennial veggies and berries keep on giving year after year.

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How to Wrestle an Elephant

How to Wrestle an Elephant

By Eartheasy.com, Posted May 5th, 2014

The battle against climate change begins at home.

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How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

How to Use Nettles with Your Springtime Cooking

By Eartheasy.com, Posted April 30th, 2014

Old timers call them Spring Tonic. Before the garden gets going, nettles are the perfect local green.

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How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

How to Encourage Your Child to Play Outdoors

By Robin Jacobs, Posted April 14th, 2014

Kids spend about seven hours a day plugged into media devices. Are modern parenting trends keeping them inside?

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The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

The Outlook for Water Availability in Your Region

By Robin Jacobs, Posted March 5th, 2014

Will water shortages worsen, altering daily life even in the next ten years?

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Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

Harvesting Rainwater for Residential Water Security

By Sheila Harrington, Posted February 3rd, 2014

Harvested rainwater is an excellent source of water for both potable and nonpotable uses.

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10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

10 Carbon-Storing Trees, and How to Plant Them

By Robin Jacobs, Posted January 29th, 2014

How can I make a difference in the global environmental crisis? Trees are still the best “technology” to capture CO2, if you pick the right ones.

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How to Spot Animals in the Wild

How to Spot Animals in the Wild

By Patrick Walshe, Posted August 27th, 2013

Your experience in wild nature will be enhanced by these wildlife viewing techniques…

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If Survival is the Question, Trees are the Answer

If Survival is the Question, Trees are the Answer

By Helen McFadden, Posted July 4th, 2013

Every tree must be considered a vital member of our survival fighting force, because this is a crisis and drastic action is needed.

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Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

Five Ways to Build Community This Summer

By Shannon Cowan, Posted June 14th, 2013

“Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world.” Jean Vanier

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Bees guided by Flowers’ Electric Fields

Bees guided by Flowers’ Electric Fields

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 5th, 2013

The communication between bees and flowers is “remarkably sophisticated.”

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Coral Reefs Communicate with Fish for Protection

Coral Reefs Communicate with Fish for Protection

By Eartheasy.com, Posted November 20th, 2012

Some corals emit a chemical signal which alerts goby fish to destroy threatening toxic seaweed…

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How Nature Brings us Together

How Nature Brings us Together

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 7th, 2012

We have so much more in common than that which divides us…

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Are Children Spending Enough Time Outdoors?

Are Children Spending Enough Time Outdoors?

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 13th, 2012

Study: only 51 percent of children went outside to walk or play once a day with either parent…

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