[ October 30, 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] October 30, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Road
Monona Public Library and The Natural Step Monona bring you family-focused fun. A story from Karen Wendt, a “Water Cycle Dance,” water quiz, take home art project, and more. This Year of Water event will be interactive, educational, and a hoot! PLEASE NOTE [...]
Continue reading Green Tuesday–Wisconsin Waters: Critters & Wet Places...
By Heather Gates and Jess Armantrout
Wisconsin and much of the United States have been moving ever higher on the drought severity chart. It is showing just how important it is to conserve and manage our waters well.
Continue reading Pledging action for the Year of Water...
An update on two community organizations “taking on water,” not as in a sinking ship, but as in rising to the challenge of doing better for our security, safety, and future by taking on a water use or management project. Plus, a quick look at composting toilets, which, among many attributes, can save vast quantities of water.
Continue reading Water, water, every where...
Water. Don’t fuggedaboutit. Think about it! It takes a only a little thinking to be better with water than Rip, the creepy water-wasting dude.
Continue reading Wasting Water is Weird...
The Natural Step Monona and the Nelson Institute are reaching out to community groups within Monona to recruit them to take on a water conservation or water management project during the Year of Water. Becky Mitchell, a leader of projects taking place at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church for the Year of Water, reports on their successful rain barrel event.
Continue reading Roll Out the Rain Barrel...
By Lance Green
What are the main problems with our lakes and what we can do, both individually and collectively, to restore their beauty and natural health?
Continue reading Want to swim in cool, clear lakes?...
[ June 24, 2012; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] What lovely goodies will we have for you today at the Monona Farmers’ Market? Come find out!
Continue reading Sunday @ the Farmers’ Market...
[ June 10, 2012; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Visit our table at the Monona Farmers’ Market, June 10, 9 to 1, and pick up reusable produce bags for your veggies! $12 gets you three bags that you can use over and over.
No more throwing “away.” There is no “away!”
Continue reading At the Farmers’ Market...
By Maggie Layden
Consumerism is bad for us. Living on a planet with finite materials, we need to live off of the “interest” provided by the earth, and not eat into the “capital,” as we currently are. It’s not about “saving the planet;” it’s about saving the habitable home in which we live.
Continue reading Less is More Sustainable...