Water Gardens

Your new neighbor seeks refuge from forest fires | News, Sports, Jobs

One of Mary Hickerson’s favorite parts of her Blue Earth home is her garden, which she couldn’t maintain in California. Here she is enjoying the garden with her mix of Highland Maltese terriers, Leonardo. From the mountain peaks of the California coast to the rolling hills of southern Minnesota, new …

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Jefferson SWCD to hold special election | News, Sports, Jobs

STEUBENVILLE – The vote is underway for a supervisor from the Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District. Five county residents serve as supervisors on the district administration board. Each supervisor has a three-year term and can be re-elected at the end of their term. Supervisory board members guide staff and …

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Governor Murphy reports 2 more Ida-related deaths in New Jersey, bringing total to 27

PISCATAWAY, New Jersey (WABC) – Governor Phil Murphy walked through flood-ravaged Birchview Gardens in Piscataway on Saturday, hoping to restore those whose livelihoods were washed away by the remnants of Hurricane Ida that took flooded the area. The governor’s visit comes as the community mourns the loss of a resident …

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There is a sure-fire way to stop big sewage spills: stop big sewage discharges

VSall that the summer sewage. In July, the Los Angeles Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant, the city’s largest municipal wastewater treatment facility, dumped 17 million gallons of raw sewage into Santa Monica Bay after an unexpected wave of debris overwhelmed the plant, causing beaches to close during the height of beach …

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Obituary: Luanne Cosgrave Wells | VailDaily.com

Luanne Cosgrave well November 29, 1933 – July 15, 2021 Luanne Cosgrave Wells, beloved wife of the late Frank Wells and devoted mother of Kevin and Briant, passed away at her Beverly Hills home on July 15, 2021. She was 87 years old. Luanne has always supported the arts, education, …

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Gardening news roundup for August 26, 2021

GEAUGA COUNTY Rain barrels. The Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District is rolling out barrels from its 2021 Rain Barrel Yard art campaign. Through this community initiative, local artists are turning 55 gallon recycled plastic barrels into reused rain barrels . By collecting runoff from rooftops to water landscapes, lawns …

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Thompson Center as a water park? Design competition finalists announced | Chicago News

The James R. Thompson Building, designed by architect Helmut Jahn. (WTTW News) There’s nothing faint or traditional about the Thompson Center, so it’s no surprise that the designs of the finalists in a competition to reinvent the building include a proposal for an indoor water park. Seven finalists were announced …

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Members of UNC environmental organizations discuss how students can live sustainably

Aligned with increased public awareness of the environment, the UNC campus is home to several organizations that facilitate sustainable living. And while some students may not have time to join the network of environmental organizations around campus, there are still ways to live sustainably with a small commitment of time. …

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At least 22 dead, dozens still missing in catastrophic Tennessee flooding

A Tennessee sheriff said on Sunday that 22 people have died in Humphreys County after record rains caused devastating flooding that washed away homes. A Facebook page of Waverly officials listed around 40 people missing. Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis said many of those missing were from neighborhoods hardest hit …

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Watch out for pollinators throughout your gardening season – the Durango Herald

Sometimes all it takes for an article idea is a simple request from a gardener. Usually it starts with the phrase, “What is this (enter survey here)?” “ • What eats all my spinach? Answer: Most likely flea beetles. • What is that annoying bug that all of a sudden …

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