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9/3/2014
Spot an algal bloom, snap a photo, enter to win great prizes!
8/22/2014
Enter the Take a Second contest and win great prizes! http://takeasec.org/
8/11/2014
August 3 to 9 is National Farmers Market Week! How does weather impact growth and harvest of fruits and vegetables? www.earthgauge.net/?p=36863
7/9/2014
July is UV Safety Month. Don’t forget to protect your skin and eyes from the sun while enjoying long summer days.
6/11/2014
Whether you live on the beach or 1000s of miles away, there are easy ways you can protect coastal water quality.
6/3/2014
Planting a water-smart garden with native plants can help you save water when temperatures heat up.
5/23/2014
Memorial Day signifies the unofficial start of summer and onset of hot weather. Use these tips to stay cool.
5/6/2014
Spring is the perfect time to give your home cooling equipment a check-up before hot weather arrives.
5/2/2014
Show us how you take a second to conserve water!
4/23/2014
National Arbor Day is April 25. Celebrate by learning about trees, volunteering or planting a tree at home!
4/17/2014
Engineering is helping to solve some of our biggest environmental challenges. Learn more during EEWeek.
4/14/2014
A cold winter and late-season snow in some parts of the U.S. could mean a rough spring allergy season.
4/1/2014
Try these simple actions at home that can help reduce water pollution.
3/19/2014
Chase down household leaks and fix them to save water and money during the Earth Gauge #FixALeak Week.
3/12/2014
Protect our water supplies during National Groundwater Awareness Week by saving water at home: www.earthgauge.net/?p=23794
2/26/2014
One of the most recognizable features of wetlands is their smell. What makes these areas so pungent?
2/12/2014
Help scientists study how bird populations are changing during the Great Backyard Bird Count.
2/5/2014
Small but mighty: birds have smart strategies for surviving cold weather.
1/30/2014
MetLife Stadium is reducing waste, saving energy and saving water. Take a page from their playbook. www.earhgauge.net/?p=33964
1/15/2014
Efficiency pays off! Resolve to save energy, water, fuel and money in 2014. Get started with these tools.
1/9/2014
Building a fire to stay warm? Use these ‘best burn practices’ to minimize smoke & protect your health: www.earthgauge.net/?p=17955
12/27/2013
Headwater streams are small streams or tributaries that carry water from the upper reaches of a watershed to a river.
12/19/2013
Was it a teacher? A parent? A field trip? What was your Earth Changing Moment? Share your first connection with the environment.
12/11/2013
Participate in Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count to help scientists study winter bird populations: www.earthgauge.net/?p=33409
12/9/2013
WTAJ has partnered with the National Environmental Education Foundation and Project Noah to help show wildlife and the impacts of weather on living things in Central Pennsylvania.
12/3/2013
Ready to decorate? Show your holiday spirit with LED lighting to save energy and money. www.earthgauge.net/?p=33327
11/26/2013
Whether you’re traveling or staying home, try these tips for a healthy & environmentally-friendly Thanksgiving. www.earthgauge.net/?p=33317
11/15/2013
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to power a laptop for 5 hours! America Recycles Day is Nov 15.
11/5/2013
Fall is a great time to replace traditional light bulbs with energy-efficient bulbs. Save up to $50 per year.
10/22/2013
Getting ready to carve a jack-o-lantern masterpiece? Learn how weather impacts the pumpkin harvest
9/25/2013
Celebrate the 20th anniversary National Public Lands Day on September 28! Find a volunteer site.
9/18/2013
Are you Weather-Ready? September is National Preparedness Month.
8/30/2013
Headed back to school? Protect air quality, save energy and recycle for a healthier, greener school year.
8/21/2013
What makes a piece of land a wet-land? Not all wetlands are wet for the same reason.
8/14/2013
Plant life along small streams starts a food chain that stretches all the way to the ocean.
8/1/2013
Buzz…sting…ouch! Why are yellow jackets more aggressive at this time of year?
7/23/2013
Going to the beach? Get real-time info on Great Lakes beach water quality, weather and water conditions.
7/10/2013
July is UV Safety Month. Stay safe in the sun with these tips.
6/25/2013
Over 100,000 thunderstorms occur each year in the U.S. Stay safe during Lightning Safety Awareness Week
6/19/2013
Create a pollinator-friendly garden to attract hummingbirds, bees, bats and other animals.
6/13/2013
Protect and enjoy our nation’s 70,000 miles of rivers during National Rivers Month.
6/3/2013
Captured rainwater off of roofs can save money and water use.
5/22/2013
Ready for summer recreation? Hit the water safely during National Safe Boating Week.
5/15/2013
Weather conditions impact spring migration – which migrants will you see this week?
5/10/2013
Are you air aware? Learn how air quality affects your health during Air Quality Awareness Week.
4/25/2013
April 26, 2013 is National Arbor Day! Celebrate by planting a tree at home or enjoying trees where you live and learn about the many benefits they provide.
4/23/2013
April is National Garden Month! Learn about the benefits of building a garden and tips on how to create one even if you don’t have a big backyard.
4/16/2013
Tips on how to prepare yourself for a day of hiking!
4/16/2013
Are you ready for the kinds of severe weather that could impact the area where you live? National Severe Weather Preparedness Week takes place from Mar. 3-9, 2013. This is a great time for you and your family to “Be a Force of Nature” by learning the importance of planning for severe weather events and practicing how and where to take shelter before severe weather strikes.
3/20/2013
Rain gardens provide many benefits including filtering out pollutants and keeping runoff out of city storm sewers.
3/11/2013
March 10-16, 2013 is National Groundwater Awareness Week and groundwater provides over 40 percent of U.S. population with drinking water. You can protect water quality at home by conserving water.
2/19/2013
Tips on how to protect naturally-beneficial estuaries.
2/11/2013
The Great Backyard Bird Count in 2013 runs from February 15 through February 18! Help scientists gain a snapshot of how winter bird populations are changing across North America.
2/4/2013
Tips on how to feed birds during the winter.
1/28/2013
Does Punxsutawney Phil have competition for 'predicting' the weather? Take a look at these other animals and insects that can tell when the weather is changing, or can't they?
1/22/2013
Tips on how to increase your car's fuel efficiency by checking the tire pressure.
1/14/2013
Tips on how to save energy, water and fuel at home and on the road in 2013!
1/7/2013
Tips on how to stay safe and warm during extremely cold wind chill temperatures.
1/2/2013
Tips on how to test your house for radon during January's National Radon Action Month!
12/17/2012
Tips on which birds to keep an eye out for in different weather conditions.
12/10/2012
Participate this year in the annual Christmas Bird Count from December 14, 2012 - January 5, 2013 and help scientists understand how bird populations have changed over the past century.
12/5/2012
List of the Top 10 Apps for Taking Tech Outdoors.
12/3/2012
Tips on how to choose the best Christmas tree and what to do with it after the holiday season.
11/27/2012
Tips on how to reduce energy with lights during the holiday season.
11/19/2012
Tips on how to travel safely and save gas during the Thanksgiving holiday.
11/13/2012
November 11-17, 2012 is Geography Awareness Week and the theme is 'interdependency' this year.
11/5/2012
Tips on what to do with all the fallen leaves this autumn.
10/30/2012
Tips on how to conserve energy and save money with compact fluorescent bulbs during shorter daylight hours.
10/22/2012
Tips on what to do with leftover pumpkins during the autumn season.
10/15/2012
Tips on how saving energy this fall and winter can help reduce nutrient pollution in water bodies.
10/8/2012
Tips on how to protect children during Children's Health Month in October!
10/1/2012
Explanation of what bioretention systems are and how they are used to reduce and filter storm water runoff.
9/24/2012
Volunteer to take care of the public lands in your area during National Public Lands Day on September 29, 2012!
9/17/2012
Tips on how to improve lakeshore habitat conditions by reducing nutrient pollution.
9/10/2012
Tips on how to take part in citizen science projects during the fall!
9/4/2012
Tips on how to prepare yourself for a natural disaster during September's National Preparedness Month!
8/28/2012
Tips on how to improve air quality while driving your kids to school.
8/20/2012
Tips on how to dispose of pet waste properly for National Dog Day!
8/13/2012
Tips on how to prevent soil compaction on your lawn and reduce water pollution!
8/6/2012
Tips on how to save water at home and protect water quality during National Water Quality Month.
7/30/2012
Tips on how to protect yourself form harmful algal blooms.
7/23/2012
Tips on how green roofs can benefit your wallet and the environment!
7/16/2012
Tips on how to protect your skin and stay safe in the sun.
7/10/2012
Tips on how to compost, what is composting and reasons why you should compost.
7/2/2012
Tips on how to enjoy fireworks safely!
6/25/2012
Protect your home and yourself by making your property Firewise! Here are explanations on how to think of your property in zones and additional tips for protecting your home property.
6/18/2012
June is National Rivers Month! Help protect your local waterways with these simple tips.
6/11/2012
Tips on how to help save fuel and money while driving.
6/4/2012
Tips on how to replace driveways, sidewalks, patios and walkways with pervious pavements, materials that let water seep through to soil.
5/21/2012
May is American Wetlands Month. Find out the many environmental benefits of wetlands and find out how you can help protect them!
5/14/2012
Tips on how to properly maintain your home's septic system.
5/7/2012
Tips on how to celebrate National Wildflower Week, May 6-13!
4/30/2012
Tips on how to calculate your nitrogen footprint.
4/9/2012
Tips on how to construct a compost bin and what to include in them.
4/2/2012
Tips for limiting your exposure to pollen to help manage allergy symptoms.
3/26/2012
Tips on how to protect water quality with phosphate-free cleaning projects during spring cleaning.
3/20/2012
Tips on how to protect local wildlife and water bodies during the spring thaw.
3/12/2012
Save water from March 12-18, 2012 during Fix a Leak Week!
3/5/2012
Tips on how to stay safe during clean-up activities after a tornado.
2/21/2012
Installing a rain gauge can help determine how much water your plants really need.
2/8/2012
Help measure the amount of 'light pollution' in your community and contribute to a growing data set by participating in Globe at Night.
1/30/2012
Information on World Wetlands Day and their benefits and tips on how to protect your local wetlands.
1/23/2012
Tips on how and where to view bald eagles.
1/17/2012
Tips on how to be smart about salt this winter and protect water quality.
1/9/2012
Tips on how you can reduce your exposure to radon in your home.
1/3/2012
Tip for avoiding lead sinkers when ice fishing.
12/19/2011
Tips to save energy and water during the holiday season.
12/12/2011
Audubon's annual Christmas Bird Count allows citizens to help scientists understand how bird populations have changed over the past century.
12/9/2011
Announcing the 2012 Wildlife Conservation Youth Engagement Grants!
12/5/2011
Hold on to the holiday spirit while saving energy and money this season with holiday LED lights.
11/28/2011
Tips on how to use "best burn practices" at home to minimize wood smoke and protect your health.
11/21/2011
Tips for driving safely and saving gas during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
11/17/2011
Planet Connect's Get Green Video Contest wants you to show how you can Green Your City with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
11/14/2011
Earth Gauge describes the links between geography and weather during Geography Awareness Week.
11/7/2011
Tips on how to conserve energy at home with Energy Star compact fluorescent light bulbs.
10/31/2011
Tips on ways to use fallen leaves in the fall.
10/24/2011
Facts on the links between weather and pumpkins and what you can do with leftover pumpkins.
10/17/2011
How to save energy in commercial and industrial buildings.
10/10/2011
Tips on how to control soil erosion and help protect one of Earth's most important natural resources.
10/3/2011
Tips on how to conserve water in the fall with weather-based irrigation controllers.
9/26/2011
How to avoid contacting poison ivy and poison oak.
9/19/2011
Information on how to volunteer on National Public Lands Day.
9/12/2011
Tips on how to prepare for emergencies and/or natural disasters.
8/29/2011
Tips on how to clean up after a hurricane.
8/22/2011
Tips on wasps and ways to get rid of nests around your house or property.
8/15/2011
Tips for water conservation during a drought.
8/8/2011
Tips to help wildlife beat the heat with fresh water.
8/1/2011
Tips on how to protect your skin from harmful UV rays.
7/25/2011
Tips for saving energy at home while trying to stay cool.
7/18/2011
This describes how older individuals can take steps to keep themselves cool on very hot days.


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