Monthly Archives: January 2011

Talk Hawk

Last week a Cooper’s Hawk arrived in the Library of Congress. It was first spotted last Wednesday. This bird of prey may have flown in through a broken window in the dome of the Main Reading Room. The hawk likes … Continue reading

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Shout Out to Sierra Club and the EPA

Barking Frog Farm would like to give a Shout Out to the Sierra Club and all the other agencies that helped convince the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) to veto the water pollution permit issued by the Army Corps of Engineers … Continue reading

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Page 84 of the Girl Scout book Wow, World of Water sent quite a wave of alarm through my daughter’s Brownie Troop. On page 84 is a story about The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.  The story says that the world’s … Continue reading

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Shout Out

Barking Frog Farm would like to give a Shout Out to the European countries that have banned the bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides. These pesticides are commonly used to keep insects off corn crops. Dramatic recovery in bee populations have been seen in … Continue reading

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Barking Frog Reads – January

I love books and I love book clubs, so it just seems natural to start a book club within this blog. On the first day of each month I will announce the book we will share. We will read the … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Pledge

Just before Christmas, Aurora’s Brownie Troop made coupons as Christmas gifts for their mothers and fathers. The coupons read: This coupon entitles you to 1 big hug. This coupon entitles you to 1 set table: knives, forks, spoons, napkins and even … Continue reading

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