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Homemade labels: old corks, Q-tips and paper. Make a slit in the cork on one side. Punch a whole in cork on the other side. Cut one end of the Q-tip off; put into hole. Tape paper onto Q-tip like a flag & write name on paper.

Take a “LEAP!” How to Build an Urban Garden—No Experience Necessary

2/29/2012 // By Megan Blevins

A Wildlife-Friendly DMV Garden Edition and Contest (see very bottom for details) Wildlife-Friendly DMV connects wildlife enthusiasts in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia to local wildlife and the National Wildlife Federation. I will share with you the wildlife […] Read more >

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Overcoming Obstacles in the Local Food Scene

3/16/2010 // By NWF

By Leslie Wells Sometimes, the grass is really greener in your own backyard. Since Campus Ecology ran its first case studies on local and sustainable food back in 2003 (see St. Bonaventure and Warren Wilson College), the phenomenon has blossomed, […] Read more >

Make a Statemant for Public Lands

5/27/2009 // By Lisa Eadens

Covering almost one-third of the nation, America’s public lands are some of the last and best habitat for wildlife. If you’re like me and value the beauty of public lands, the wildlife they support and recreation opportunities they provide, you […] Read more >

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 >

Turn the Holidays Green: Earth Friendly Gifts and Tips

12/10/2007 // By David Mizejewski

To follow-up on last week’s “Green Spotlight on the Holidays, here are some additional green gift ideas you may be interested in. Everyday the headlines reflect a change in the way Americans relate to the environment and the way they […] Read more >