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The Beaver Pond

The beavers had a dam that stretched several hundred feet across the little valley. They had made a beautiful pond. It was beautiful in the summer and beautiful in winter too. Then, one night, there was a big storm. So much water came down the stream that the dam blew out. When we woke up […]

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Return of the Red-winged Blackbirds

The Red-winged Blackbirds are back! I heard them trill out in the swamp when I pulled in the dooryard on Friday night. It’s always a great moment. Spring is here when you hear the blackbirds. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UP_Zn9DfBz4[/youtube]

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zero waste, or, what happened to the pigs?

A post by Phil Sparks on Mr. McIntyre’s Environmental Science blog,  a response to this article about Nantucket’s trash, led to some interesting reading this morning. In the article I read this on food waste and the benefits of composting. When apple cores, stale bread and last week’s leftovers go to landfills, they do not […]

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Owen and Eamon’s Fresh Eggs

My son and I have been trying to pay attention to where our food comes from, we’ve been trying to eat locally. You can’t get much more local than the eggs we buy. A couple of months ago, this table, cooler and sign arrangement began to appear at the end of a local driveway, about […]

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Severen Suzuki

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQmz6Rbpnu0[/youtube] I do not believe I have anything to add…

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