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What does erosion and sediment control have to do with woolly mammoths? The answer is illegal tusk hunting in the permafrost regions of Siberia resulting in the destruction of land and sediment clogged waterways. Today's blog is a repost of some recent articles about people hunting for ancient woolly mammoth tusks buried and preserved in the permafrost of Siberia.... read more

I grew up playing in the streams of Euclid Creek and on the beaches of Lake Erie. I was taught from a very young age how fortunate I am to live on Lake Erie and that it was our job as a community to protect Lake Erie and its waterways. Prior to moving back to Cleveland for an... read more

Mosquito season is here. These pesky little creatures have lived on the earth for more than 100 million years and there are 3500 varieties, which are found on every continent. And while mosquitoes do bite and cause diseases, mosquitoes also contribute to a better world as a source of food source for fish, birds and amphibians, as well... read more

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Posters are a captivating way to tell a story that everyone can understand. Even very young children can use art to raise awareness about the importance of caring for soil, water and other natural resources. In the process of researching the theme and creating their posters, they can also learn the importance of caring for the world around... read more

Author's old farm stand back in 2014

Lately around town and on Facebook, I’ve been hearing Cleveland farmers complain about poor sales at these little neighborhood farmer’s markets. The popular Canadian urban farmer, author, and vlogger, Curtis Stone just released a video about quitting farmer’s markets. Around this time last year, the Washington Post ran article about decreasing farmer’s market sales in the D.C. area.... read more