Nature & Environment

Explore how sustainability creates a connection between our communities and the natural world that sustains us.
Make your voice part of the conversation about GMO foods with this list of web and print resources.

Healthy or Sterile?: Creating Biodiverse Systems
Our declining industrial system has created a series of environmental and social problems and can no longer produce the wealth required to solve them. That means that ordinary citizens must shoulder the burden of changing the way things are done by creating biodiverse systems. Here is a place to start.
Barn owl facts. Over a three-month nesting period, one barn owl family will consume more than 1,000 rodents. So don’t tear down old buildings where barn owls might roost. Give barn owls shelter and they will help control rodent populations in your farm or garden. Barn Owl Facts: History, Habitats and Habits
An introduction to the barn owl, learn more about barn owl facts, including the history of the barn owl, food sources and their habits and habitats.
Eagle Trail Camera - square Discovering Nature and Wildlife With a Trail Camera
Hunters and non-hunters alike can get true enjoyment observing the movement and interactions of wildlife with the use of a trail camera. But buyers beware!
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Keystone Species: How Predators Create Abundance and Stability 
Wolves, bears, otters, starfish — these ecosystem engineers affect nature in overt yet surprisingly subtle ways.

This Land Is Your Land: Why National Parks Matter
Our national parks are public treasures that provide more than a window to our past or a means to preserve the natural bounty within them. They’re some of the most beautiful places on Earth, where you can rekindle your sense of awe and adventure.

Why We Need Wilderness 
During a nearly 60-year career, Pulitzer-Prize winner Wallace Stegner, known as the Dean of Western Writers, wrote eloquently about the value of wild places.

Raptors, the Sky Masters 
Eagles, hawks and falcons: From their awesome aeronautics to their precise predatory instincts, these birds are the pinnacle of flight.

Brain Birds: Amazing Crows and Ravens 
No matter where you live, they’re your neighbors. You might want to watch them — carefully.

Barn Owl Magic 
Beautiful and mysterious, barn owls also are prolific predators of rodents.

Fireflies: The Twinkle in Nature's Eye  
Fireflies bring magic to warm summer evenings.

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