Nature and Environment Articles

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

The Saga Of Henrietta, The Broad-tail Hummingbird

By Bruce McElmurray

We had a broad-tail hummingbird that migrated back to us for over 11 years and we watched her closely and learned a great deal about hummingbirds.

Coconut Coir for Icy Paths

By Celeste Longacre

Coconut coir is far superior to sand in stabilizing icy paths. Read on to discover why.

Celebrate Healthy Oceans by Supporting a Whale and Dolphin Sanctuary

By Darlene May Lee, Earth Law Center

Earth Law Center Director, Darlene May Lee, discusses the Whale and Dolphin Sanctuary in Uruguay and why you should care.

How to Get Rid of Chipmunks on your Property

By Elizabeth Gatto

Here are humane techniques for deterring chipmunks from entering your property and eating your vegetation or burrowing in your lawn.


Exploring Through Nature

By Amanda Blake Soule

Mother earth provides not just life but inspiration and connection especially during our childhood.

A Creative Journey

By Amanda Blake Soule

Family connection and understanding is the foundation needed to encourage the creativity of any child.

How to Keep Coyotes Away from your Property

By Elizabeth Gatto

Techniques for keeping coyotes off your property.

Explaining Earth’s Four Seasons


Learn why Earth has four seasons and what its position in space has to do with it.

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