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Explore how sustainability creates a connection between our communities and the natural world that sustains us.

Photos from the Field: Monarch Pauses on Echinacea Flower


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New National Park and Preserve

By Amanda Sorell

This Green Gazette includes updates on a new designated national park, a report on diversity in American farms, sweet potato biodiversity, and more.

Discovering Nature and Wildlife With a Trail Camera

By Les Davenport

Hunters and non-hunters alike can get true enjoyment observing the movement and interactions of wildlife with the use of a trail camera. But buyers beware! Originally published in November of 2014

Create Wildlife Habitat

By John Rockhold

Learn how to make your yard a haven for all kinds of critters.


Recycling Crisis: Is It True?

By Kurt Jacobson

A look at the challenges and solutions to single use plastics and other recycling issues.

Building Beehives During Home Isolation

By Oscar H. Will III

The Editorial Director of MOTHER EARTH NEWS shelters in place during the pandemic and spends that time building new beehives.

Our Giving Trees: Appreciating Wood for Warmth and Beauty

By Jonny Malks

A song of gratitude for trees who, in the midst of a cold winter, give us warmth, and fuel, and even art.

Using Nature and Art to Get Through Winter SAD

By Sarah Hart Morgan

Using nature and art to get combate SAD during the cold winter months has helped me to connect to nature more and gives me beautiful art in the process

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