preparing for flood
Floods are our nation's most common natural disaster, and they're threatening many areas right now. Take these prudent steps now to make sure you don't get caught off guard if floods threaten your home.
Robyn discusses her recent trip to her hometown of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and the way in which residents of the flood-damaged city are working to rebuild homes, stores and hope.
What makes a piece of land a wet-land? Not all wetlands are wet for the same reason.
Robyn anticipates the devastation as she prepares to visit her hometown of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the location of recent severe floods but also of hope and rebuilding.
How to tell when meat or poultry is "off"
Tips on how to prepare yourself for a natural disaster during September's National Preparedness Month!
This posting will discuss the relationship between the current global warming trend and hurricanes, extreme winter winters and massive flooding.
As the first of the spring rains arrive, our river begins to flood.
Just so you don't think it's all fun and games living out here in the country....
Tips on how to clean up after a hurricane.
Tips on how to prepare for emergencies and/or natural disasters.
The good, the bad and the ugly of a nice mild winter and its effects on the homestead in 2012.
This posting discusses how deforestation increases global warming and ocean acidification. It also discusses the role of deforestation in triggering severe flooding,aquifer depletion, soil degradation and animal and plant extinction.
One of the greatest needs in the world is disaster resistant housing – houses that can hold up against hurricanes, earthquakes and other natural disasters. Properly designed structures can save millions of lives and millions of structures every year.