Tag Archives: environment

Endangered Species Day

Mark your calendars for May 19 – Endangered Species Day. Since 2006, the third Friday in May has been a day to reflect on animal and plant species that are becoming extinct at an alarming rate. The International Union for … Continue reading

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Nightstand Reads: Bob Wyss

Bob Wyss is associate professor of journalism at the University of Connecticut and a journalist who has written for the New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Boston Globe, Smithsonian, Providence Journal and Yankee. His most recent work is the 2016 book, The Man … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution- To be More Eco-Friendly

~posted by Selby With a new year come new year’s resolutions. Whether you want to learn to carve wood, invest in the stock market or create a will, the library probably has something to help you. One of my resolutions … Continue reading

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Clean and Green

Who knew how much you could do with white vinegar and baking soda? If you are like me, you have an accumulation of various cleaning supplies clustered under your kitchen sink. My place always needs cleaning, so I have tried … Continue reading

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Of Parrots and People

Of Parrots and People: The Sometimes Funny, Always Fascinating, and Often Catastrophic Collision of Two Intelligent Species by Mira Tweti This title is an informative and moving account of the negative impact we have on the parrot population and on the … Continue reading

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Science Insight – Science Databases

Gale Science in Context (formerly The Science Resource Center) is a one-stop science database for all your science-related research needs. This in-depth, curriculum-oriented, resource focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms, including… Biology Chemistry Earth and Environmental Science Health … Continue reading

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Cool Clear Water

Water is 70% of the earth’s surface. You can drink it, wash with it, swim in it and find it underground by using a stick. It is the universal solvent, colorless, odorless and just right for tea and Tang. Here … Continue reading

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