Nature and Environment Articles

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

Deer Repellents : Types, and Do They Work?

By Elizabeth Gatto

There is a wide and varied mixture of deer repellents that you can try and buy to keep deer from invading on your land but our experience is that most are not as effective as anticipated. So what do you do?

Shout Out to Earth Law Volunteers

By Darlene May Lee, Earth Law Center

Darlene Lee discusses the paradigm shift of access economy and the role of the ELC.

Building Emergency Snow Shelters

By Stephen Gorman

Knowing how to build yourself an emergency snow shelter is essential before heading out on a camping expedition in the winter.

How to Winterize Your Vehicle

By Stephen Gorman

Make sure your car is ready to face the harsh weather conditions of winter before setting off on your adventures into the woods.


Recognizing, Preventing, and Treating Hypothermia

By Stephen Gorman

Learn more about recognizing, preventing, and treating hypothermia before it is too late!

Earth Law Center’s First Initiative in Africa

By Darlene May Lee, Earth Law Center

Darlene Lee discusses the ELC's first initiative in Africa.

The Arrival of Plants and Animals on the Galapagos Islands

By Wayne Lynch

Explore the unique plants and animals of the Galapagos Islands and how they came to be on the Galapagos Islands.

Homemade Fire-Starting Egg Carton Kindling Project

By Helen Olsson

Get your kids excited for their upcoming adventure in the great outdoors by preparing this homemade fire-starting egg cartons project.