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Impact of bark beetles on forest health

One of the so-called problems in recent years in many forests in the western United States has been larger “attacks” of various species of bark beetles, which feed on the trees, introducing fungus as they do so that eventually kills the trees; the fungus converts tree tissue into food for the beetles. 678 more words

Land And Land Spirits

In the State of Washington, even the most red politicians are green

Environmentalism is the philosophy that the Earth is like a ship far out in the middle of the ocean, and if there’s a fire we should make an effort to put it out on the grounds that we have no where else to go! 99 more words

Kogan takes down the Schultz proposal on warming

George Schultz says do warming like Reagan did ozone. NOT.

Shultz should know more about the science before trying to draw parallels and dig up Reagan memories. 269 more words


Honor the Earth Mother With Piety, Perseverance, and Joy

With each ritual, with each prayer of thanks before a meal, I reflect on my relationship with the Earth Mother. Honoring her in word and deed is an integral part of my Druidic path. 338 more words



Amtrak, the national passenger rail service in the United States, is expanding their previous one-day National Train Day event, began in 2008, into a mobile & multiple celebration of passenger train travel. 263 more words


Red Headed Step Child

I got some bad news today. Apparently several years ago, Washington D.C. had requested that each Peace Corps country cut one or two of their programs “so that each post could better manage its program with reasonable resources in order to concentrate efforts on providing excellent support to Volunteers while addressing important development needs in each country.” Yeah, ok. 1,107 more words

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