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Celebrate Earth Day with a DIY Mosaic Earth!

Join us on April 19-20 for our weekend-long Earth Day celebration

Experts will teach guests how to celebrate Earth Day every day by bringing green practices into their daily lives, and will demonstrate how human action can positively or negatively impact the environment and animals like those in the care of the National Aquarium. 185 more words

National Aquarium

Green Tips for your yard

This Earth Month, take a look at this list of easy ideas for an environmentally friendly yard!

Yard Tips

Green Team Tips

Home Prices Rising in Cedar Rapids Region

Home prices are on the rise in the Cedar Rapids area. What does this mean for you? As a buyer? As a seller? As a homeowner? 200 more words

Green Tips

Cure Spring Fever - Think Gardening

It seems like we’re in the winter that will never end, but it will, really. A  good way to get over any cabin fever you’re experiencing is to start preparing for Spring. 376 more words

Green Tips

Happy Planet Tips #3

Rain Water

This one’s really simple, but really useful, too. If you use water on your garden (watering plants, filling the pond, washing the car, anything), try and reduce the amount of drinking-quality water you waste. 100 more words


The Problem with Plastic Baggies

Yup, plastic baggies, I hate them. Yes, they are very convenient, but they are unnecessary in a lot of cases. Like a lot of things our world made for convenience, shelf life, consumerism, or monetary gain, we have  gotten used to using them. 240 more words