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Build the Best Snow Sculptures on the Block

12/28/2010 // By Guest Author

Tips and tricks for creating a wild snowscape to wow the neighbors

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Lake Ontario, Justin Bieber & You: A Guide to Global Warming & Lake Effect Snow

12/16/2010 // By Miles Grant

If global warming is accelerating, how can Syracuse’s snowfall be breaking records?

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Magazine Readers Report Hummingbird Sightings

12/15/2010 // By Kelly Senser

After Pat Neuhaus read in the December/January issue of National Wildlife that out-of-range-and-season sightings of hummingbirds are becoming increasingly common, he put out his sugar-water feeders. The next day, a hummingbird arrived in his South Carolina yard. “I hope to …

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December Brings The Usual Snow Job From Climate Deniers

12/15/2010 // By Max Greenberg

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful / But the fire is so delightful / And since we’ve no place to go / let’s all willfully misinterpret climate science and yell until someone pays attention to us.” Yes, it’s cold (in …

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7 Myths About Old Man Winter

12/2/2010 // By Guest Author

Is every snowflake really unique? Do the days really get shorter? Can you really “catch cold” outside?

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Simple Holiday Crafts to Make With Your Kids

11/18/2010 // By Michele Reyzer

Use pinecones, twigs, and other natural objects to create inexpensive gifts for friends and family

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Fun Winter Outdoor Activities for Families — To Beat Cabin Fever

11/10/2010 // By Guest Author

Cure your kids’ winter blues with these easy ideas for outdoor fun

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6 Reasons You Don’t Go Outside—And How To Get Over Them

3/1/2010 // By Anne Cissel

Does a small voice inside of you tell you that you shouldgo outside more? Maybe you’ve noticed that the kids are calmer and happier after a walk. Or you learned that lack of sunlight can lead to Vitamin D deficiency. Or maybe you …

IOC: “Global Warming is Definitely a Factor” in Winter Games

2/11/2010 // By Miles Grant

As the Winter Games in Vancouver draw near, a major problem is coming to light. A record-setting January has left the city with a snow shortage.

Oddball Winter Weather – More Intense Storms

2/10/2010 // By Larry Schweiger

By Larry J. Schweiger As the East Coast is experiencing another big snowstorm, I thought I’d highlight National Wildlife Federation’s recently released report “Oddball Winter Weather: Global Warming’s Wakeup Call for the Northern United States.” The report highlights the seemingly …

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