Tag Archives: conservation

World Soil Day

It’s not unusual for me to have casual conversations with an agronomist, because I live in a state that has a rural based economy.  I’ve enjoyed learning about agricultural issues while pedaling away on an exercise bike at the gym.  … Continue reading

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Rationing

During my childhood in the late 1950s and 60s, I remember my grandparents reminiscing about war rationing.  They didn’t just mention it a few times, rationing was brought up quite often.  The official rationing of food, fuel, tires, clothing, and … Continue reading

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WWF

Those of us who are very concerned about preserving animals and habitat, especially the most endangered species, feel deeply the need to work in favor of their various causes. A major roadblock to our efforts is a lack of generous … Continue reading

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Cutting The Prometheus Tree

Don’t you sometimes think to yourself, “What were they thinking?” when you hear about some major blunder. I’m frequently astonished at the lack of foresight and regard by people of all walks of life.  We can think of many examples … Continue reading

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Bird Day

What a happy day!  Today is the oldest of the American commemorative days set aside for birds.  Today is simply called “Bird Day”.  The other two commemorations are: International Migratory Bird Day next Saturday, and National Bird Day on January … Continue reading

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