Carla Brown’s Archive

Picking up trash at our neighborhood clean-up

3 Tips for a Fun Community Clean-up Day

Gathering neighbors and friends to beautify your community is a great way to connect with nature… and each other.

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Five Ways to Embrace Mud This Spring

A mom shares her tips on surviving, and thriving, during the mud of spring.

Flickr photo by Chris Barron.

Sky Dance of the American Woodcock

A mother and daughter experience the exciting flight of the American woodcock in a Virginia meadow.

Osprey catching fish

Invite an Osprey into your Family

  I read to my kids each night, but this week, we read a book that really made a difference to us. Wild Wings by Gill Lewis The book is about …

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Bravely Standing Up For Her Children and Community – How an Oil Spill Transformed One Woman’s Life

[br] As parents, we want to make sure our children feel safe and inspired. We want them to embrace life and jump at opportunity. When terrible things happen in the …

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Pipelines Part of the American Reality

[br] Environmentalists are relieved to hear that the Obama administration has delayed the decision regarding the Keystone XL pipeline. But most Americans probably do not know that pipelines already criss-cross …

Inspecting the attic insulation

My Home Energy Audit: Finding Treasures in the Attic

It has been on our family’s “honey-do” list for years – a home energy audit. With few dollars to spend, and limited understanding of home construction, we wanted to know …

Double Rainbow Halloween costume

My Double Rainbow Halloween Costume

A few days ago I blogged about my recycled Halloween costumes from past years. And at the end, I said I would reveal my 2010 costume after the National Wildlife …

Sawing grooves in my bat house

The Ever-Popular Build-a-Bat-House Website

Have you ever wanted to build a bat house? Apparently, LOTS of people are interested. How do I know? Many years ago, I wrote a page on how to build …

Spider's Web Halloween costume from 2005

My Green Halloween Costumes

Every year at National Wildlife Federation’s Headquarters office, we hold a Halloween party with prizes for costumes. I like making costumes from recycled materials because of the intellectual challenge and …

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