Monthly Archives: November 2010

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Flying Polar Bears

Polar bears are in danger of going extinct. They depend on sea ice for their hunting grounds and dens. The loss of sea ice habitat is due to an increase in temperature in the polar regions. Below is a video … Continue reading

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New England Cottontails are disappearing but not into a hat.

I learned something unexpected during our annual land trust meeting on Monday. New England Cottontails are being considered for protection under the Endangered Species Act. When you’re thinking of rabbits, don’t you think in terms of many, many rabbits? If … Continue reading

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Take it Outside

Turn off the screens—the television, the computer, the video games. Take time from work, from chores, from the day to day tasks that keep us busy. Adults and children, take it outside. Each week I will challenge you to see … Continue reading

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A Mystery at the Conservancy

The Nature Conservancy is trying to solve a mystery: Why are native eelgrass meadows disappearing from Long Island Sound and other Atlantic coast locations? Read the “Science Sleuths Mystery Case Files” at the Nature Conservancy Website. This phenomenon involves many … Continue reading

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Environmental Websites for Kids

While searching for environmental resources for kids I came across this list of Environmental Websites and wanted to pass it along. Eartheasy is a favorite website of mine. It is full of beautiful photography and helpful information.

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Sharing apples with a bear

A few weeks ago we spent the weekend in New Hampshire with the Morrissey family. We stayed in a house that has been in Miriam’s family for over 100 years. It felt like I spent the weekend living in a … Continue reading

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