In celebration of Arbor Day, here are some suggestions for trees native to Western New York to consider adding to your landscape. If you are unable to add a tree to your own property (or don’t own property) consider purchasing one of these from a locally owned nursery and donate it to a park, school or other worthy organization. 820 more words
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If you care about that which is the only source of all you need for survival, if you believe the millions of other species on this planet have the right to survive in their natural homes, if you believe our fellow species assist in making our human existence possible, then you must live Earth Day EVERY day! 204 more words
Here is our second installment in our Habitat Restoration Series for Spring.
Native Plantings for WNY/Southern Ontario – Submission #2 for wet/moist soils:
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A new article highlighting the superior performance of organic systems with regard to ecosystems services was recently published: Sandhu, H., Wratten, S., Costanza, R., Pretty, J., Porter, J.R. 374 more words
Claire and I interviewed ecologist Doug McCauley to talk about how to value ecosystems. Should we value them based on the ecological services they provide? If natural systems are economically useful and valuable in their natural state, we might have a better chance at preserving them. 270 more words