The 2013-14 cohort of City Kids Go Outdoors (CKGO) Junior Stewards are coming back as Level 2 Junior Steward candidates, and a new group of kids is ready for the 2014-15 Level 1 program. All that is needed is another two or three Senior Stewards to guide the young people in the program that connects […]

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If you’ve been thinking about vermicomposting – an indoor or sheltered outdoor system of worm composting, please contact Linda Richards, whose worms have been procreating too well. She needs to find other homes for some of her happy worms. Contact at: linda@ifnaturecouldtalk.com

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If You Build It They Will Come!

Interested in attracting more birds and other wildlife to your yard? As ongoing development continues to affect the movement of wildlife, Kurt Leuschner, a professor of natural resources at College of the Desert, and a popular speaker, will be giving a talk at the January 15th Redlands Horticulture […]

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Canada’s newest “national park” is a vibrant patchwork of green space meanderingthrough dynamic downtown neighbourhoods in one of Canada’s densest metropolises, along the former path of a creek buried more than 100 years. It’s a welcoming space for birds and bees that’s nurturing a new generation of city-builders. And it may spread to your city.

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By Edmund G. Brown Jr., Christy Clark, Jay Inslee and John Kitzhaber
Los Angeles Times, December 11, 2014

 

The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Lima, Peru, is wrapping up Friday after 12 days of negotiations on global carbon emissions.

Yet, even as we work through the complexities of an international agreement, it […]

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After California voters were duped into defeating GMO labeling in 2012, the push for greater information neither died nor faded away. As we anxiously await Prop 92’s fate in Oregon, Slow Food members and GMO labeling proponents are heartened by Whole Foods corporate decision to initiate their own labeling process. Although supporters of Slow Food […]

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From Center for a New American Dream

These days, the holidays seem to bring us more stress than joy. Tradition, family, and faith have become obscured by the pressures to spend money. We all want to show our loved ones that we care about them, but we don’t want to go broke (or crazy!) […]

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By John Light

The latest IPCC report is out, and the news is not happy.

The chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Rajendra Pachauri, called today’s report the “strongest, most robust and most comprehensive” to come out of the IPCC, which has been tracking climate change since 1988. It is “yet another […]

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