Award-Winning “Citizens for Conservation” Wilderness Programs for Kids + More.


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Citizens for Conservation (CFC) actively restores land, putting back in place the full biodiversity that once covered northeast Illinois. They educate and encourage Continue reading

Your Voice Counts: Save The Delaware! {Video}


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The Delaware is the longest undammed river east of the Mississippi, flowing freely for 330 miles as it travels from New York state, through Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware to the Atlantic Ocean.

The Delaware’s 13,539 square mile watershed is only about four-tenths of one percent of the continental U.S. land area, but it supplies water to Continue reading

Your Voice Counts in 3 Clicks. (w/o 11.7.11)


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Three Key Action Items for the Week.

Starting this week, I will post 3-5 important action items you can take for people and planet. Your voice counts!

Photo by Grayce Pedulla Dillon via flickr.com

Pick one or all—each takes only a minute. I know there are many, many more but these struck a chord with me. Have a cause close to your heart? Feel free Continue reading

Help the rainforest: A tree planted on your behalf! {FREE!}


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In Brazil, 1.5 acres of rainforest are lost every second.

Photo courtesy Trees for the Future

To plant a tree, simply sign up to be a member of My Green Face, an online environmental community that engages its members to learn, share, discuss—and take action. There’s no cost Continue reading

Hold hands for clean air + water


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June 25, 2011—12:00 PM your time.

People around the world will join hands June 25th on beaches and in cities for the second annual Hands Across the Sand in opposition of expanded offshore drilling and support for clean energy solutions for a sustainable planet. I hope to attend the one Continue reading

What are the bees telling us?


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An in-depth investigation of Colony Collapse Disorder

Queen of The Sun: What Are the Bees Telling Us? explores the causes and solutions behind Colony Collapse Disorder, a phenomenon where honeybees vanish from their hives, never to return.

The documentary film follows the voices and visions of underrepresented beekeepers, philosophers, and scientists around the Continue reading

Plant a tree in the rainforest — free!


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Once upon a time, 14% of the earth’s land surface was covered in rainforests.

  • Today, a mere 6% of the earth’s land surface is covered in rainforests.
  • In Brazil alone, one and a half acres of rainforest are lost every second! Continue reading
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