Monthly Archives: December 2010

Out With The Old, Bring In The New

Like taking out the trash, this time of year probably seems to come around more often than many would like. There has been plenty of talk on the air waves about how short a time separates the resolutions and their … Continue reading

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Honor The Bottom Of The Food Chain

In this age of hand sanitizers and germophobia, it is hard to express the critical value of primary decomposers and have people begin to understand these essential characters in the cycle of life that we depend on for survival. One … Continue reading

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When the Last Tree has been Cut, the Last River Poisoned and the Last Fish has been Caught, We May then Realize, We Cannot Eat Money

I was struck today by this 19th Century Cree observation. It goes without saying that the foundation of healthy lives is a healthy planet, but the Cree insight is about far more than that. There is a great spiritual element … Continue reading

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Waste Not

When I first began to understand natural systems, the concept of waste free cycling of water, nutrients and materials was pretty much a no-brainer. I think that I realized the importance of all natural waste being a resource the first … Continue reading

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Eco-ethics Cottage Lessons

My grandfather used to own land in Northern Wisconsin. “Our” cottage was on the North side of one of the many Sand Lakes Up North. Soaking up double the sun all winter, from reflection off the lake, we enjoyed many … Continue reading

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Blatant Plea for Money

our work through ECO-Tours of Wisconsin Inc. can be supported through online donations at Paypal. Our account there is under tnsaladino42@hotmail.com Funds raised help defray the costs of planting trees across Northeast Wisconsin, primarily in the watersheds that feed Green … Continue reading

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