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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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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The only need that requires material goods to be satisfied is subsistence. If individuals and societies make wise choices, quality of life can be enhanced while consumption of our world’s diminishing resources is reduced. In other words, people can have more happiness with less stuff.
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[ February 6, 2013; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Come to the Monona Community Center to cheer on the Water Conservation Challenge winners (yourself?) as they are announced. Prizes will be awarded to the conservation winners and the innovation winners. You’ll hear from local water advocates, our “Gallon” sponsors, and our mayor, and even be treated to a couple of songs penned for and [...]
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The Sustainability Section at the Monona Public Library will be five years old in November 2012. Thanks go to all the many organizations and people who have contributed time, money, and materials to see this collection become the valuable community resource that it is!
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[ June 11, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Ring in the summer with a potluck during a concert in one of the prettiest places in our community!
Come out for a relaxing evening with tasty food and fun tunes. Local jazz-pop band, The LeeDing Zeros, will serenade us as we picnic and welcome the summer.
Bring a dish to share (you don’t have to cook [...]
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[ April 21, 2012; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Date: Sat – 04/21/2012
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Monona Community Center, 1011 Nichols Road
Join the Dairyland Walkers, a Chapter of the American Volkssport Association, for a fun an educational walk around Monona. There are two routes, a 6K and 10K walk, that will take you through Monona, stopping by some of the historic landmarks and city [...]
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By Heather Gates
Last week, members and friends of The Natural Step Monona (TNS Monona) celebrated our fifth anniversary with a potluck and party. Each year, I write a new poem to share, and, after reciting this one to the crowd, member Penny DePaola suggested it should be our next column. I hope you’ll celebrate our milestone.
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Great ideas come out of The Natural Step Monona’s Study Circles and Study Arcs. In spring 2010, the idea came up for a local voter guide. Last year we published our first, with 100% of candidates responding. We thank the candidates who responded this year for helping educate the voters of the City of Monona as they prepare to exercise their democratic right to vote.
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