Category Archives: gardening

Students Ask the First Lady to Support Pollinators

  University students across the country are calling on Michelle Obama to take action for pollinators for Endangered Species Day, which will be celebrated on May 15th 2015. Pollinator species, such as butterflies and bees, are facing serious declines across the country. These amazing species are not only natural treasures, but they are also vital for our agricultural systems. On Monday, a letter signed by 20 student organizations across the country ¬†and a petition signed by 165 individual students¬†were delivered… Continue reading

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! America is blessed with amazing wildlife and wild places: bald eagles and peregrine falcons flying in our skies, gray wolves and grizzly bears roaming the wilderness, Canada lynx and spotted owls in ancient forests, salmon and steelhead spawning in wild rivers, and whales and sea turtles in our coastal waters. While you celebrate Earth Day today, here are some easy things you can do every day to protect our environment. 10 Things You Can Do at Home… Continue reading