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Christmas Tree Farms: Sustaining Traditions and the Environment

This week’s blog post is timely for those who are considering bringing a tree inside – if you are wondering about your options for this particular holiday tradition, our monthly blog correspondent, Cavan, has done his research to bring you the details about ecological considerations of Christmas trees!

Incredible Earthworms

This week’s blog is written by Laurie E., a new monthly blog correspondent and Gobblers alumni.  She did some “digging around” to bring us the facts about some often-overlooked, but very important creatures in our ecosystems.  These multi-talented creatures have many unique features, and Laurie gives us the low-down in her post:

My Cactus Bert

This blog post is written by a new monthly blog correspondent, Katie M. – a Gobblers alumni.  She has been taking care of a young plant, and recently began to research more about her “social succulent.”  You can even follow him online!

Landfills: More than Just a Hole in the Ground

This week’s blog post is written by Calvin L, a guest poster for the page and a Drummers and Ursids alumni. He discusses landfills, which are just great, big holes in the ground. Or are they? Calvin explains the functions of each step in the landfill process and the reason behind it.

Healthy Soils are Full of Life

This week’s blog post is written by Hannah, a 2nd year Monthly Blog Correspondent and Brookies, Bucktails, and Drummers alumni. Her role as a Conservation Ambassador led her to a new topic, soil conservation. After further investigation, Hannah is now well versed in soil conservation and lays out her research on why healthy soil is full of life in today’s blog.