Category: Environment

Top 10 things to lessen your ecological footprint

I have a hard time with environmental and ecological footprint. I always feel that my family could be doing more. But I’ve come to the conclusion that the more is educating those people who actually could be doing a lot

Bagitarian – Bring your bags

Our friend Carla came up with the term (as far as I’m aware) bagitarian. Always have a few reusable shopping bags in your vehicle, purse, back-pack, etc. I’m guilty of not doing this from time to time. We’ve got hundreds

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Mason Bees and their Importance in Nature

What is a Mason Bee? Osmia lignaria, commonly known as the mason bee, is a megachilid bee that makes nests in reeds and natural holes, creating individual cells for their brood that are separated by mud dividers. This bees pollenates

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How Do You Define Sustainability?

I was watching a Youtube video from the permaculturist Toby Hemenway entitled How Permaculture can save humanity and the earth but not civilization and he gets into this question on what sustainability is. I don’t actually have a definition but

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