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Nature Matters in Finding Climate Change Solutions

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Nature Matters in Finding Climate Change Solutions

Yes, nature is impacted by climate change. But conserving natural habitats is also emerging as one of the promising solutions to mitigating the impact of emissions. Read More »

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What’s That Weird Duck at the Local Pond?

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What’s That Weird Duck at the Local Pond?

Have you seen a duck you just can’t find in your field guide? We’re here to help with this guide to some of the unusual waterfowl you might see at your local nature preserve. Read More »

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One Square Meter of Prairie

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One Square Meter of Prairie

Conservancy ecologist Chris Helzer spent a year photo-documenting every species he found using one square meter of prairie. The diversity he found is astonishing. Read More »

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Why You’re Seeing More Hawks at Your Birdfeeder

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Why You’re Seeing More Hawks at Your Birdfeeder

It’s not just you. Hawks are reclaiming the city, and new research tells an intriguing story. Read More »

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Seven Dolphin Species to Celebrate on National Dolphin Day

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Seven Dolphin Species to Celebrate on National Dolphin Day

National Dolphin Day is April 14th! Did you know that National Dolphin Day is celebrated every year on April 14th? We couldn’t be more excited! Check out this fin-tastic article on 7 dolphin species to celebrate the second Saturday of this month! READ MORE

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Stop these devastating deaths

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Stop these devastating deaths

Xanda the lion has been killed by trophy hunters, only two years after his father, Cecil, met the same fate. Sign the pledge to stop the slaughter» Stop these devastating deaths Paula, Cecil the lion’s six-year-old son, Xanda, has been killed almost exactly on the second anniversary of his own death, which caused international outcry…

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Sierra Club News

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Sierra Club News

Hold Tight to Your Anger On June 1, President Trump stood in the Rose Garden and announced he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement. As Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune writes, “Even for a president whose administration has quickly earned a reputation for reckless and morally bankrupt policies, this appalling…

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New Study Shows Americans Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection

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New Study Shows Americans Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection

New Study Shows Americans Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection Contact with nature is an important part of growing up and linking Americans to one another; competing priorities and other factors impede getting outdoors April 26, 2017 Contact(s): Gavin Shire, 703-358-2649, Dave Case or Daniel Escher, Ph.D., DJ Case & Associates, (574) 258-0100 The…

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The next meditation program

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The next meditation program

Take a dose of “Vitamin N” is Thursday March 9th, 3:30 to 5:30 pm Topic:  Reflection and Meditation inspired by Nature.   Call or sign up ! CLICK HERE

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Eco vs. Ego

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Eco vs. Ego

EPA Pick’s History of Hostility to the Environment Confirmation of Scott Pruitt, Donald Trump’s pick to head the EPA, could have disastrous consequences for our health, air, water, and climate. As attorney general of Oklahoma, Pruitt turned his office into a crony capitalist institution, suing the EPA on behalf of big polluter “clients” who turned…

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