Blog Posts - Reclamation



My Best Gift Ever: A Vintage Midwest Corn Crib

I have to admit that when it comes to gift giving, I've got some of the most generous, creative,thoughtful friends and relatives there are.  Over the years, I've been blessed with some amazingly cool gifts but none quite as incredible as the...
by SerendipityRefined on Aug 29, 2016

Kanha National Park - Man Killing - Indian Tiger Conservation Issues

Kanha National ParkMadhya Pradesh - IndiaIt is always unfortunate whenever a human is killed by a tiger. The tragic circumstances always manage to raise eyebrows - even among the avid conservatives. Human life is precious but we have ordained it to b...
by Tiger Tours on Jun 27, 2016

Understanding Soil Ecosystems

I've been doing a little research into soil ecosystems. After all, this is what my no-dig approach is all about - supporting those networks of life within the soil that help to keep it healthy and full of nutrients for my plants. And what I've found...
by Oak House Permaculture on May 27, 2016

Everything Old Will Be Shiny Again

I was gifted a vintage step-stool by a friend who was moving – she herself told me it was a curbside rescue for her. It was in rough shape, but there was no way I wasn’t going to take it. My grandmother had one like it in her kitchen, tho...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Aug 27, 2015

Buried Alive

In things to do… When it rains it pours. It seems like I’m either cruising the internet at work all day reading the headlines and my horoscope or I’m working 12 hours a day. Lately it is the later. I’ve had 60+ hours the last...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Jul 28, 2015

Getting a jump on Dumpster Diving season 2015!

It's finals week here in B-town and that means all of the students will soon be packing up and heading out of our little town. It also means that these wasteful new Zombies will be throwing out all of the stuff that they don't want to, or simply can'...

Carpio: China’s reclamation poses ‘national crisis’ for PHL

China's aggressive reclamation over the West Philippine Sea may result in a national crisis for the Philippines, Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said.In a lecture on Thursday, Carpio explained that China's efforts, intended to give tee...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 23, 2015

Free, Discounted Rain Barrels For Cook County, Illinois, Residents

Shortly after I moved to my new residence in the Chicago suburbs, I started looking into rain barrels for use around the property. I came across the following program for free/discounted barrels from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Gre...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 29, 2015

Adopt a Pet at Cebu City Pound

Dogs and cats are no longer just animals but family members with a lot of fur. Amidst this, these furry buddies do not always end up with people who would take care of them well. If you feel that you’re […]...
by Everything Cebu on Feb 22, 2015

A Look at Cafe Racer

Ladies, you had your time. Now, it’s the men’s turn to enjoy a cup of coffee surrounded by all the things most of them would’ve loved to be in their bedrooms – cars and motorbikes. In the United Kingdom, bikers […]...
by Everything Cebu on Jan 26, 2015

JFK WELCOMES IKE'S POLICY CHANGE

JFK WELCOMES IKE'S POWER AND RECLAMATION POLICY CHANGEWashington, D.C. (JFK+50) 55 years ago today, January 18, 1961, Senator John F. Kennedy's Senate office released a statement in regard to the Eisenhower Administration's proposed budget chang...
by JFK+50 on Jan 18, 2015

Merry Christmas to Me

A friend of mine moved this week and as part of her packing process she purged a bunch of useful items in my direction – which, me being me, loved. She texted me as they were leaving that she’d left a box of cleaning supplies and some oth...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Dec 24, 2014

Plant Led Soil Improvement

We didn't find brilliant soil when we stripped up the concrete. It was pretty heavy clay and pretty well compacted too - especially after being driven over with heavy machinery several times. So in order to fulfill my dreams of a highly productive fo...
by Oak House Permaculture on Dec 17, 2014

Creating a Vegetable Garden the No-Dig Way

Don't get me wrong, it may be a no-dig creation, but spades have definitely been involved. However, the method I've used has been infinitely easier than trying to dig over the horribly compacted and heavily stone ridden soil we were left with after t...
by Oak House Permaculture on Dec 10, 2013

Reklamasi Akbar pada Pembangunan Hongkong Airport

Bismillah….. Pernah denger kata reklamasi ? Bagi teman – teman yang belum pernah denger kata reklamasi, reklamasi adalah proses penimbunan daerah berair seperti lautan, danau atau selat dengan tanah dan material fondasi lainnya untuk dija...

Reklamasi Akbar pada Pembangunan Hongkong Airport

Bismillah….. Pernah denger kata reklamasi ? Bagi teman – teman yang belum pernah denger kata reklamasi, reklamasi adalah proses penimbunan daerah berair seperti lautan, danau atau selat dengan tanah dan material fondasi lainnya untuk dija...

Sri Lanka to Make Centuries Old Dutch Canal a Tourist Attraction. 14km Section from Negombo Lagoon to Kelani Ganga Estuary Now Being Developed

19th February 2013, www.news360.lk Sri Lanka has commenced work towards developing the remaining 14km section of the centuries old Dutch Canal, which will be transformed into a tourist attraction. Accordingly, the 14km section of the Canal running...
by InvestSriLanka on Mar 30, 2013

Directorate of Reclamation and Probation Sindh Jobs

Directorate of Reclamation and Probation Sindh Jobs, Jobs in Pakistan, Latest Jobs Ads in Pakistani Newspapers, Government and Private Sectors Sindh Careers Opportunities as Assistant, Computer Operators, Art Teacher, Clerks and drivers Jobs,...

THOT 4 2 Day — 11.24.12

Read your Bible in 1 year: 11.24 1 Chronicles 19-20 1 Peter 1 Jonah 3 Psalms 97-98 “Remarkably, the church is ground zero in God’s ambitious reclamation project. It is home base for the execution of God’s work in the world, the place where ‘a...
by Laboring In The Lord on Nov 24, 2012

Introducing Our Soil

At long last, we've done it!We have soil!And graveland stoney patchesand some weird stained areas and lots of broken up bricks and tiles and even a crushed kitchen sink complete with taps. All exposed from their previous home under all that concrete.
by Oak House Permaculture on Oct 22, 2012


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