Summer is a great time to teach kids about solar energy. (So are spring, fall and winter – but summer is when organizations tend to schedule enrichment activities for obvious […]
Here is my most recent publication – an article on the thriving local, fresh-cut flower growers in Southwest Wisconsin. This article may have generated the most gorgeous Isthmus cover ever. When […]
The Nelson Environmental Institute 11th annual Earth Day Conference considered the Future of Food. Skip the Big Mac and pass the tofu, please.
We were pleased to write this page for The Dodgeville Chronicle Earth Day Issue! As Earth Day, April 22, 2017, approaches, it seems fitting that so many people are […]
Health is the capacity of the land for self renewal. Conservation is our effort to understand and serve this capacity.
Wisconsin’s SNAs are not like state parks. They are more like arks – preserving some of our state’s natural diversity from the rising tide of development that threatens to overwhelm the […]
Is 2017 the year to install solar energy panels? According to a recent Fortune Magazine article, solar power is becoming cheaper, and will beat the price of coal and natural […]
There’s not a lot to like about the stout, spiked branches of the aggressively invasive buckthorn tree, and now there is a new way to remove it.
Destructive Jumping worms are being spotted around the Madison area. They are easy to spread because they winter in the ground as tiny, round brown or black cocoons about the size of the head of a pin.
When extensive edges are created, such as when you install a power line corridor, you reduce habitat and diminish local diversity within the remaining patches of habitat.