Championing Its Heritage, Canada Inches Toward Its Goal of Planting 2 Billion Trees
Two years into a reforestation campaign, the country has yet to meet 1 percent of its objective, sowing worry about the level of financial commitment from the government. And some fret that planting trees may not be an optimal strategy for countering climate change or fulfilling other environmental goals.
In California, a Race to Save the World’s Largest Trees From Megafires
The flower industry has a thorny environmental problem — and plastic is just part of it
California Has Provided Incentives for Methane Capture at Dairies, but the Program May Have ‘Unintended Consequences’
Milkweed giveaway to attract Monarch Butterflies Sunday
Capone and the Tule River Parkway Association in conjunction with the Alta Peak Chapter of the California Native Plant Society are doing their part to try to save the Monarch Butterfly, which was declared endangered over the summer.
There will be 100 Narrowleaf Milkweed plants given away from 10 to 11 a.m. Sunday, September 11 at the Tule River Parkway.
Ornamental shrub grows out of control, pushes out native plants
Now, it’s not a very good idea to speak out loud to shrubbery, unless you are sure that nobody can hear you. But that is about the most appropriate thing you could say to this gorgeous plant, which has seduced many of us into growing it for its great ornamental value and for its usefulness as a source of wildlife food.
‘Sage is your friend, not your smudge stick’: Taking back a native plant
In their short documentary “Saging the World,” filmmakers Rose Ramirez and Deborah Small explain the importance of the plant in pollination, how the native plant differs from the herb found in supermarkets which originated in Albania, and the threat to its existence as the land on which it grows is being shared by non-Native people contorting its use.