Tag Archives: Environmental Issues

Current environmental and public health alerts.

Backyard Birds and the Ecosystem

BACKYARD BIRDS AND THE ECOSYSTEM I just finished reading an article in Westways magazine (January, 2015) A Natural Selection.  The author, Jeff Greenwald made a comment that resonated with me,…

Pesticide Spraying Program Putting Us At Risk

Breaking news!  Pesticide spraying program putting us at risk!  VOTE NO BEFORE OCT. 31! “The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) published a draft of an environmental plan giving…

Agent Orange is No Cause for Celebration

October is non-GMO month!  Let’s NOT celebrate with a little Agent Orange! Agent Orange, the defoliant used over 40 years ago in the Vietnam War, was just approved by the…

Outdoor and Indoor Water Saving Ideas

Water conservation has become a way of life to those of us who live in dry regions.  In fact, California is in its third year of drought, with 2013 the…