Nature & Environment

Explore how sustainability creates a connection between our communities and the natural world that sustains us.

Life With Canines

By Bruce McElmurray

Our dogs are an integral part of our family and life would be incomplete without them.


Inviting Chickadees Into The Orchard

By Rebecca Harrold

Make chickadees feel at home in your orchard and enjoy the free pest control they provide your fruit trees.


How to Tell if a Community is Fit for the "Good Life"

By Toby Grotz

When you’re fed up with city life, and it’s finally time to move and join the movement back to a calmer, greener, and more supportive community, you will find a number that will meet your needs.


The Northern Raccoon: An 'Opportunistic Omnivore'

By Janet Vorwald Dohner

Learn about the Northern Raccoon and how to protect your crops, livestock, and pets from this small, but clever, predator.


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How Do Snakes Eat?

By Elizabeth Gatto

A brief explanation of how snakes consume their prey.


Suet: A Bird-Feeding Staple

By Paul J. Baicich, Margaret A. Barker, and Carrol L. Henderson

Learn about the suet feeder's development in bird feeding and growth in seed and feeder businesses.


Four-Season Bird Feeding

By Paul J. Baicich, Margaret A. Barker, and Carrol L. Henderson

Learn about the history of four-season feeding and its impact on bird feeding as both a hobby and an industry.


Let’s Get The Snake River Moving Again

By Darlene May Lee, Earth Law Center

Did you know rights of rivers already exist? Learn more about why Earth Law Center is advocating for the rights of rivers.