National Skip the Straw Day

Actions speak louder than words. Many of us have heard this phrase since we were kids. Often, actions do speak louder than words. Recycling and reusing has greater impacts than simply speaking about it. Our actions don’t go unnoticed and our impact is felt by wildlife. Good or bad, our actions have consequences, and their…

Ways to Love the Planet

It’s almost Valentines’ Day! Let’s show our love for the planet. We all live here together, so showing love for our planet is also a way of caring for our family, friends, and neighbors. 1.Participate in Meatless Monday (or Tuesday, or …) Eating more fruits, vegetables, greens, and grains than eggs, dairy, and meat can…

MLK Day of Service

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we can volunteer as a way of giving back to the community, the environment, and ourselves. Here’s a list of just some of many opportunities. Help plant new trees January 19 at Steve Cox Memorial Park and January 21 at Skyway Park. Contact Lina Rose. Join theHunger Intervention Program…

Environmental Resolutions for the New Year of 2019

It’s New Year Resolution season! Resolve to create good environmental habits. They can reduce your carbon footprint and save you money. 10 Eco-friendly resolutions from the Mother Nature Network & Ecogreenlove Don’t buy bottled water again. Use a filter at home if necessary and carry a reusable bottle with you. No more single-use water bottle…

Green Holiday Tips

The holiday season is the busiest time of the year for some people. All the planning, shopping, traveling, and other preparations can be stressful. Aside from cooking, hosting a dinner might mean decorating your home. Creating your own decorations can be a simple, fun way of relieving some holiday stress. It can also save you…

International Mountain Day

Living in the northwest, we have the privilege to be near mountains. They play an important role in our lives, even if we’re not always aware of it. Mountains are a factor in our climate, resources, and crops. In the summer, the snow melt provides us with a source of water. Our mountains cast a…