Only YOU can save New Hampshire’s forests

Our beautiful state of New Hampshire is the second most forested state in the nation. Nearly 84% of our land is covered with carbon-sequestering, oxygen-giving, awe-inspiring trees. Sometimes it’s hard to remember that large swaths of our planet are not. Taking care of our forests and keeping them healthy is everyone’s job. New Hampshire’s forestsContinue reading “Only YOU can save New Hampshire’s forests”

Guest Post! Foraging Fungi in NH Forests

Hannah Kivikoski has been a nature enthusiast and animal lover since childhood. She explored the American outdoors with her mother, driving and camping across the country. Now, with her husband, two sons, one dog, three cats, four chickens, one bunny, and a bucket of worms, she works on introducing nature into her suburban NH neighborhood.Continue reading “Guest Post! Foraging Fungi in NH Forests”

Earth Day Prep

Earth Day is one week from today and there is so much to do! Trees and flowers to buy. Organizations to research. Gloves and bags to find. Books to borrow…. You may not think of Earth Day as a holiday that requires preparation, but a successful Earth Day requires just as much forethought as anyContinue reading “Earth Day Prep”

It’s Been A Good Week for the Earth

While Covid unfortunately continues to spread through the world, our new leaders are also combating climate change. President Biden focused on his campaign promises, including stopping oil drilling on public lands and halting production of the Keystone pipeline. Some advocate for the pipeline – arguing that it will create jobs – but it’s important toContinue reading “It’s Been A Good Week for the Earth”

Who’s paying for your burger?

Meat and dairy production accounts for around 14.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions. – CarbonBrief The United States Department of Agriculture’s guideline for a healthy diet is illustrated with a plate divided into fourths. The largest portions on the plate are fruits and vegetables; next comes grains; and, lastly, proteins. The USDA lists the following foods asContinue reading “Who’s paying for your burger?”

Decorating with Nature – Winter Edition

Three weeks until the Winter Solstice and it’s finally starting to feel a bit like winter. Still no snow, but our family is definitely starting to feel that yearly urge to snuggle up with some popcorn and listen to holiday music (aka hibernation). Aside from my magical trip to We Fill Good, I haven’t beenContinue reading “Decorating with Nature – Winter Edition”