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A grassroots charity, The Natural Step Monona fosters the creation of a more sustainable community and world through effective education, community action, and collaboration.  We hope you’ll join us.

Don’t miss any events! The calendar can be reached from the Green Tuesdays & Thursdays tab, or this link: http://www.tnsmonona.org/green-tuesdays-green-thursdays/

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Monona’s next Green Tuesday is the film Detropia, which shows the struggle of America’s first major post-industrial city, Detroit. With its people forced to imagine a future without the manufacturing jobs that supported the thriving middle class of the past, major shifts are occurring in the city and its suburbs. What will the Detroit of [...]

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Build a bat house next week. You need no technique.
Sign up! Don’t delay! Keep mosquitoes at bay.

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Blog: Dandelions, bees, and staircase wit

By Heather Gates

A story of the intersection of lawns and values, who decides about weeds, the peril for honeybees, and the French term “staircase wit.”

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By Dadit Hidayat, The Natural Step Monona Board Member
What is so cool about being a grassroots environmental group? Read on to see why The Natural Step Monona excites me.

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This April marks the first ever Green Tuesdays & Thursdays Film Festivals! Two of our nine partners, Madison College and Edgewood College, host these Earth Month 2013 events, kicking-off on April 11th. You’re invited to attend these free events!

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The Natural Step Monona is making a transition, and members will help decide its future. With our executive director experiencing health problems, she cannot work as hard as she did in the past and needs to continue to focus on her health. She will step down as executive director, but continue to lead the Green [...]

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Blog: Monona Voter Guide 2013

The Natural Step Monona compiled this voter guide. The Natural Step Monona is a non-partisan, non-profit organization. It is not responsible for the accuracy of any statements made by the candidates. Candidates’ responses are printed in the order received.

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While wrapping up the 2012 Year of Water and The Water Conservation Challenge, The Natural Step Monona put together a video of a year’s dedication to saving, caring for, and learning about water. Watch the video here.

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Last night, neighbors and friends came together for the Water Conservation Challenge Celebration. See which of your neighbors did the most to help Monona’s water last for future generations, and more.

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