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Exotic paradise in the Oakland Hills: Casa de Sueños

Last Saturday, July 30, was another Garden Conservancy East Bay Open Day. I enjoy visiting private gardens I would otherwise not get to see, and I’m glad the Garden Conservancy returned for the second time this year to the Berkeley/Oakland area. Du...
by Bamboo and More on Aug 6, 2016

Christmas Books II - 2015

Creating gardens can be a lifelong task, and there's nothing like a great relationship with a renowned horticulturist to bring about a landscape masterpiece. In On Walnut Hill - The Evolution Of A Garden (Hillside Press, 2015), writer Kathy Hudson lo...
by Garden Design Online on Dec 8, 2015

Books: Saving the Best of America's Gardens

Some of America's most iconic gardens have been nearly lost due to neglect, creeping development, and lack of funds to maintain them. But many have been saved by dedicated local preservationists, The Garden Conservancy, The Garden Club of America, an...
by Garden Design Online on Aug 30, 2015

Hiking Nachusa Grasslands

When I first heard about the Nachusa Grasslandsin the winter, I was immediately intrigued. Bison in Illinois? Close to Chicago? I had to find out more, so I started planning a visit. The Grasslands are a project of The Nature Conservancy, a private n...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Jun 16, 2015

Down the garden path...to a plant lover's paradise

Rex Whistler illustrationviaWhat type of gardener are you? Are you a dirt gardener, one who loves the earthy scent of freshly tilled soil,one who can't wait to dig in?Do you don the gardening gloves ordo you like to go "au naturel"?When fre...
by Collage of Life on Apr 30, 2015

Group asks vacationers: Keep beaches trash-free

As Filipinos flock to beaches during the hot months, an ecological group appealed to them to keep the surroundings trash-free.Littering not only becomes an eyesore but also threatens marine life due to pollution, the EcoWaste Coalition said.“Beach...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 18, 2015

American Bird Conservancy

Original Blog: Quixotes Last Stand Reblogged: AJMarciniak American Bird Conservancy (ABC) has called on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to institute a new system of pre-construction risk assessment and bird and bat mortality data collection...
by Wainfleet Wind Action on Mar 10, 2015

Learning about Seed Banks

Find out what a seed bank is and why you should start your own.
by Hunter Happenings on Feb 23, 2015

Peddlers of climate change deceit have significant advantages over climate realists

Scientists are as sure of industrial climate disruption as they are that smoking causes lung cancer. So why hasn't the international community made progress toward addressing climate disruption? There are at least four reasons. Continue reading ...
by Scholars & Rogues on Feb 21, 2015

Nyc Landmarks Conservancy

The New York Landmarks Conservancy sued the owner of the Seagram Building in midtown Manhattan to block the removal of a Pablo Picasso painting from the Four Seasons restaurant, saying the work will be severely damaged. The not-for-profit group filed...
by Pixy Holiday on Jan 24, 2015

Nature Conservancy Wallpaper

Less heralded are the sea-fronting properties along the east coast and on nearby Sentosa contact with nature.’ As much space as possible – media room, secondary bedrooms and wine cellar included – was moved downstairs while energy c...
by Pixy Holiday on Jan 24, 2015

Architectural Tour of Downtown Los Angeles with LA Conservancy

Did you know that downtown Los Angeles actually has some cool architecture and historic buildings? And did you know that you can take a tour with LA Conservancy to see them?I took this tour with a group of bloggers one Sunday morning. We had a very e...
by Gourmet Pigs on Oct 13, 2014

Russell Page Garden at the Frick

photo: via tclf.org The Garden Conservancy has joined the movement to preserve the courtyard garden at the Frick Collection in New York City that is threatened by future development. The museum is planning to renovate the building, and in the process...
by Garden Design Online on Sep 25, 2014

If you live in New England…..and love gardens

If you live in New Englandand love gardens...there is something pretty special happening in our corner of the world.I think you will love it!The Garden Conservancy's 2014 Open Day Program for the Monadnock/ Greater Manchester Region&nb...
by Collage of Life on Aug 19, 2014

Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence strategy. Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control appeared first on Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine.
by FacilityBlog on Aug 12, 2014

Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence strategy. Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control appeared first on Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine.
by FacilityBlog on Aug 12, 2014

Volunteering in film re-enacting fatal shark attack a solemn memory of Shark Week for BadDiverBill

BadDiversTV is behind Bill Hill now but his love for scuba remains and two new passions -- music and promoting causes -- have been added.When a funding deal fell through for BadDiverBill’s Quest, which was to find the most interesting DIVE sites, D...
by scubascoop on Aug 10, 2014

Dragonfly Migration — Old As The Dinosaurs

Wandering Glider, Droid Shots, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 2014, photos © 2014 by QuoinMonkey. All rights reserved. wandering glider in purple rain– silent muse migrating thousands of miles to sit still in my garden Dragonflies have existed f...
by redRavine on Aug 8, 2014

Green Eyed Leopard – Featured Friday Photo

    Featured Friday Photo is a segment, where each Friday, I pick one of the photos that I have for sale or license on my photography website (LaGringaPhotos.com), and I put the photo on an amazing sale for 1 week.   You can buy prints...
by Going Nomadic on Aug 8, 2014

Dragonfly Migration — Old As The Dinosaurs

Wandering Glider, Droid Shots, Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 2014, photos © 2014 by QuoinMonkey. All rights reserved. wandering glider in purple rain– silent muse migrating thousands of miles to sit still in my garden Dragonflies have existed f...
by redRavine on Aug 8, 2014


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