Nature & Environment

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

Minimizing the Use of Disposable Dishes

By Anna Twitto

Strategies for using less paper and plastic in the kitchen.

Senior Homesteading Health Benefits

By Bruce McElmurray

How developing healthy habits pays off in senior years.

Photos from the Field: Sun Illuminates Stunning Sea Caves

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Homemade Dog Food Diet

By Mary Straus,

Learn which foods to combine to offer your dog a balanced diet.


Manifesting Our Own Destinies in Tandem with Mother Earth

By Blythe Pelham

Blythe shares her thoughts behind the choice of elements for one of her rituals. Read about her use of gifts from our Mother for creating space for our own desires.

Thoughts on the Value of Wildlife and Wild Places

By Randy Haviland

Determining the value of wildlife and wild places is something that has gone undefined and continues to be undefined.

Republic Recycling Services: One of Las Vegas’ Most Interesting Free Attractions

By Kurt Jacobson

Las Vegas is known for some of the best entertainment options in the world. Now, there is a very different free attraction sure to please and educate those who take the time to explore the world of automation and recycling.

Rescuing Wood from the World’s Fifth Oldest Tree

By The Wood-Mizer Team

Sawyer and woodworker Bob Hughes rescues historically significant wood for a living, but his once in a lifetime salvage project with the world's fifth oldest tree is something he will never forget.