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Best Science Book of the Year: Your Water Footprint

Celebrating the Best in Canadian Science Writing

Sept 28, 2015

Stephen Leahy has won the prestigious Lane Anderson Award for the best science writing in Canada in 2014 for his book  248 more words


Gardening Through a Dry December

Have you thought about drought preparedness for your vege garden?

If not, now’s the time. Find some tips in the December Planting Notes, now posted. 227 more words

Community Garden Activities

Compost and cultivation costs

  • Recycling municipal and industrial by composting reduces the energy costs of cultivations on farms.
  • Adding compost to farm soils absorbs and holds water while still allowing the soil to breathe.
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Bill Butterworth


As I have discussed animal agriculture is the leader in using the Earth’s natural resources, and I couldn’t cover this topic properly without talking about water. 399 more words

Garden Water Use

Rodale’s water use infographic:

It’s not a bad thing to review your water use, and it’s certainly a good thing to manage your garden responsibly. But I have a few comments about this graphic: 252 more words


Experts urge Utahns across Wasatch Front to shut off their sprinklers starting October 1

SALT LAKE CITY — “Sprinkling is over the 1st of October.”

That’s the message state water conservationists wants to drill into people’s minds. They’re asking Utahns to shut off sprinklers October 1, two weeks earlier than last year. 297 more words


... California and the Drought [#jerry brown]...

.. what must Gov. Moonbeam be thinking ?? ..

.. his idea of a solution is a drastic one : a mandatory 25% cut in water use by everyone statewide . 92 more words

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