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Resources for Saving the BWCA

Resources for Saving the BWCA

It's #ThoughtfulThursday. Enjoy our hand-picked selection of resources to ignite and inspire.   When is the last time you spent an entire day - from the first light to the time you drifted off to sleep - completely surrounded by nature? For many, myself included, going into wilderness areas as a retreat, to refresh, recharge, and remember our place in the world. In my last post, I shared how the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota has become an important place for me and the part of the inspiration for Redbudsuds. I am not alone in being inspired by this...

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Save the Boundary Waters

Save the Boundary Waters

It's #MotivationMonday! Enjoy this week's reflection on becoming an everyday activist to protect our precious planet at home, in our community, and beyond. While jogging through my neighborhood a few days ago, I heard an unexpected sound: “Oh__ Swee__t Can-a-da-na-da-na-da-na-da.” The crystal clear notes of a white-throated sparrow instantly transported me from my brick-paved street in Canton, Ohio to the “land of ten thousand lakes” -- the boreal forest of northern Minnesota. We don’t usually hear this bird call in northeast Ohio, only during spring migration. For about 10 years, I joined that migration north in the early summer to guide wilderness canoe...

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Resources for Using Greywater Wisely

Resources for Using Greywater Wisely

It's #ThoughtfulThursday. Enjoy our hand-picked selection of resources to ignite and inspire. In honor of World Water Day in March, this month's theme is water.   Sometimes, you just have to stop and watch. Start by being attentive to how you use water every day. What do you learn? “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” (John Lubbock, The Use Of Life) On Monday’s post, I asked the...

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