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WHICH NATIVE PLANTS SHOULD I INCLUDE IN A BUTTERFLY AND POLLINATOR GARDEN WHERE I LIVE ?As Sophie explained in her article, Shrinking or Transforming Your Lawn, it is important to use plan
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Important Facts.
Created 05/25/2015 - 20:27 Article
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Permaculture, as much as possible, is an imitation of nature. Nature does not like bare soil; it is quickly filled up.
Created 05/25/2015 - 20:22 Article
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Planning a permaculture garden is important; although much learning comes from experimenting with ideas.
Created 05/25/2015 - 19:45 Article
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Three important ecological principles of permaculture are
Created 05/25/2015 - 19:39 Article
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The word “Permaculture” comes from two word combinations: permanent and agriculture and permanent and culture.
Created 05/25/2015 - 19:36 Article
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Centuries ago, wealthy landowners in England, with lots of land and lots of sheep, pastured the sheep in front of their mansions and invented the present day lawn.
Created 05/25/2015 - 19:31 Article
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Today we are discovering new things every day about the relationships between plants and insects and humans.
Created 05/25/2015 - 21:10 Article
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Darke, R. and D. Tallamy.  June 2014.  The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden. Portland OR: Timber Press
Created 05/25/2015 - 15:48 Article
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Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is the use of horizontal drilling, underground explosions and injection of water in combination with sand and chemicals to release natural gas from types of
Created 05/25/2015 - 15:52 Article
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The amount of water needed for fracking is enormous; research sources invariably describe it as millions of gallons per well.  People who signed agreements early in the fracking boom, around 2005,
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The fracking fluid, also called “slick water,” contains chemicals and sand.  The chemicals facilitate the gas escape, but only industry insiders know what they are, or how much is being used.  This
Created 05/25/2015 - 16:07 Article
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Leaks start before the gas even gets out of the well because of the nature of the well itself.  Cornell professor and fracking expert Anthony R.
Created 05/25/2015 - 16:10 Article
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When a natural gas well first produces gas, the gas needs to be tested before it can be channeled into pipes and transported for processing.  In this process, it is necessary to light it on fire so
Created 05/25/2015 - 16:16 Article
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In order to frack, companies bring in heavy equipment to carry out the drilling and extraction processes.  Truck traffic day and night wears down local roads and creates enormous air and noise poll
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There are no laws and no limits on emissions from burning fossil fuels.  There is no law against flaring or methane leakage.  Methane, the principal component of natural gas, is a far more potent g
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In arguing against fracking, it is important to debunk the myth that the U.S.
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Heinberg, Richard, Snake Oil:  How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils our Future.  Santa Rosa, CA, Post Carbon Institute, 2013.  Richard Heinberg is a senior fellow at the Pos
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Clean Water Act of 1972 –  national legislation which established the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States and regulating quality standards f
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"It would go a long way to caution and direct people in their use of the world, that they were better studied and knowing in the Creation of it.

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