Some other things we found interesting this week:
- Do you live in the Bay watershed? Learn how to find out!
- The National Zoo won a grant to prevent extinction of VA's state bat.
- Great list of do-gooders: the GOOD 100
- Trees On The Brink from Botany Buddy - Chestnuts, hemlocks, & elms top our local list.
- This video may make you cry (I did). Leveling Appalachia: The Legacy of Mountaintop Removal Mining by Yale Environment 360
- Alison Kerr on the book Bringing Nature Home, which was the best non-fiction book we've read all year (check out our review here).
- A list of environmental education programs in DC
- A great description of making flour from acorns from The Green Phone Booth - we just did this ourselves! (and check out our post on local acorns)
- Do you have a nature backpack ready for spur-of-the-moment adventures?
- Tired of Green in Winter? Use Bark For Winter Interest
- 10 Things Global Warming Could Change Forever
- Rush Limbaugh now likening environmentalists to jihadists. To NYTimes' Revkin: "Why don't you just go kill yourself?"
And a quote of the week:
"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts." - Rachel Carson