Archive | December, 2017

Trump EPA Considers Approving Bee-killing Pesticide

“The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will consider allowing the bee-killing pesticide thiamethoxam to be sprayed on the most widely grown crops in the U.S. The application, if approved, would allow the highly toxic pesticide to be sprayed directly on 165 million acres of wheat, barley, corn, sorghum, alfalfa, rice and potato.”  https://www.ecowatch.com/syngenta-neonicotinoids-2518688773.html

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Doug Peacock on Saving Grizzly Bears and the Need to Act

Doug Peacock writes about the need to save bears and wild places.  He coauthored a letter to delay the hunting of grizzly bears.  He shot a brief film about a young bear  playing with ice on a spring pond, pushing the ice chunks down, then watching them pop back up. He is pushing to get […]

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Great Dylan Thomas Play in Boulder today at 2pm

“Under Milk Wood”.  The language is neat.  Try to get there early so you can sit in the front.  That way you will hear all of the interesting words.  It describes a day in the life of a small Welsh town long ago.  It reminds me of “Our Town”.  It describes everything: romance, squabbles, eating, […]

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Encountered a Moose and a Meteor While Hiking

Friends led me on a hike up the north side of a  local  9,000 foot high mountain last Sunday.  We scrambled over downed trunks from an earlier forest fire.  It was comforting to regularly encounter cairns on the way up.  Dave was a few hundred feet ahead as we hiked down a trail in the […]

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