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How to be an Organic Gardener

4/2/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

I recently moved into a new house, and I now have a glorious backyard that’s lush, green and full of (wild)life. I have never had a green thumb (though the rest of me is green, I swear!), but I’m very […] Read more >

A Visit from the Easter Hare

3/23/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Even Peter Cottontail would approve of the facts below, I think. Here’s some information on our little furry friends…. The Easter Bunny is getting ready for his big day this Sunday, but did you know that the original “bunny” was […] Read more >

Be A Good Neighbor to Wildlife

3/14/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

The #1 thing us homo-sapiens can do to help wildlife today and here on out is reduce our global warming pollution. Knowing this, the National Wildlife Federation just introduced a pretty sweet new program to show you how easy it […] Read more >

10 Extraordinary Animal Tactics for Surviving the Cold

2/27/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Whether they hibernate, have thick fur coats or take shelter, animals are masters of surviving the cold weather. Here are a number of interesting animals and the fascinating things they do to survive harsh conditions. Japan’s macaques monkeys keep warm […] Read more >

Humans and their Animal Phobias

2/19/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Phobias are no joke. But they can be interesting. I tend to be an abnormal case simply because I like (and in some cases love) the animals that cause most phobias. So when I see a long list of strange […] Read more >

10 Animal Heart Facts For Valentine’s Day

2/14/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

We know that our emotional connection isn’t why the heart is important (to put it simply it pumps blood). However, I wanted to take this opportunity (as I stare at my newly acquired Valentines scattered with pink and red hearts) […] Read more >

Water Conservation Tips

2/12/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

I don’t think I need to emphasize how important water is. However, I do want to say that with the number of issues we are facing we aren’t paying enough attention to what makes up 75% of our bodies. The […] Read more >

Create a Bird-Friendly Habitat

2/11/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Here are a few tips for attracting birds to your garden: Provide water year-round – A simple birdbath is a great start. Change water every 2-3 days in summer and use a heater in the winter. Place the water container […] Read more >

Climate Change’s Largest National Teach-in

2/7/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

I want to thank all of you who supported or participated in the Focus the Nation Teach-in. It was a fantastic success, and the Focus the Nation team did a wonderful job. That’s right, on January 31, 2008, an estimated […] Read more >

Groundhog Day Trivia

2/2/2008 // By Danielle Brigida

Today is Groundhog Day, but do you know the real reason the groundhog wakes up from its winter hibernation? It’s not really to see its shadow. Find out the true story! More Groundhog Trivia: Groundhogs are rodents in the Sciuridae […] Read more >