Our bats have disappeared - a mystery.
Where have our bats gone? We miss the benefit of having them around and wish they would come back.
To be a successful beekeeper we must overcome our initial fears.
One small brown bat can eat several thousand insects each night. Install a bat house and invite them to feast in your yard.
Bat guano has been used as an organic fertilizer for many centuries and bats act as an organic alternative to insecticides. Many factors have played a role in the reduction of global bat populations, from inappropriate bat guano mining to the spread of white nose syndrome and today awareness must be raised about what people can do to protect bats and their habitats. By integrating local bat colonies into local food systems and changing misconceptions about bats, bat populations and bat guano will remain steady and available for centuries to come.
A deadly fungal infection has killed millions of hibernating bats in eastern North America in the past decade. New research may help combat the devastating disease.
Energy goals for America
A question about our future.
The ongoing debate between the merits and faults of Passive House design and passive solar design is important for those looking to build an energy-efficient home and for all enthusiasts of energy-efficient building. We've opened up the discussion to our online audience in this blog post. Please share your thoughts!
Examining an community for your homestead.
Learn how bats can be beneficial for organic farmers, dramatically reducing the need for costly and harmful pesticides.
How we persist until our 11 cords of firewood is accomplished and then re structure our lives.
Life really is good when you live on a dirt road.
Contemplations on what we eat and why we pay close attention to our food.