“Green T & T” hits the road this summer, helping you see some of the sustainable things in the Madison area. Join us as we head to Fitchburg Fields, Madison Metropolitan Sewarage District, and Holy Wisdom Monastery!
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[ June 28, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 12, 2012; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. August 7, 2012; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] For field trips, that is! The nine community partners in Green Tuesdays & Thursdays offer you three field trips this summer.[caption id="attachment_2341" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Photo by Amber Arnold"][/caption]
June 28-Fitchburg Fields:
6:30 p.m. presentation, 7:30 p.m. garden tour. Learn about and then see this center for teaching and practicing small-scale, organic agriculture and sustainable living. Presentation at Fitchburg [...]
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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?
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An event for those who want to go out and change the world but can’t find a babysitter.
By Melissa Zietz
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By Heather Gates
Automated trash service begins with the New Year, making our old trash cans obsolete for their original purpose. Although the city has a dumpster available for us to dispose of our old cans, instead of sending your cans to the landfill, consider some ways to turn your trash can into other useful things.
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By Kate Heiber-Cobb
Kate Heiber-Cobb is the owner of Sustainability On Stilts, the founder and coordinator of the Madison Area Permaculture Guild, and a member of The Natural Step Monona.
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My lawn drives me nuts. Even though I continue to diminish its share of my property, the absurdity of having any lawn at all is on my mind every time I mow. The absurdity of most anyone having a lawn is on my mind every time I mow! Read on for a brief bit about what God might think.
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[ March 29, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Learn how to turn your yard into an “edible ecotopia” by attending this introduction to organic gardening from Erin Schneider, co-owner of Hilltop Community Farm, LLC, and a Fellow and Facilitator with the UW Office of Human Resource Development.
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Thursday, January 27th – 6 PM
Parks & Recreation Director Jake Anderson is hosting a kickoff discussion about forming a Monona Garden Club for education and socialization as it relates to the world of gardening. Read his email invitation here.
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by Melissa Zietz
There is a bit of time left for a few lawn chores that will do much to make spring chores easier, while lessening the impact on the environment.
Continue reading Putting Your Lawn and Garden to Bed for Winter – Naturally...