Category Archives: TIPS And TRICKS

First Bumblebee Landing on the Endangered Species List

The rusty patch bumblebee (bombus affinis) is in danger of becoming extinct and may be placed on the endangered species list, according to US Fish and Wildlife Services.

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The ‘5 Senses Checkup’ Challenge: Your Prescription for Natural Happiness

The doctor called. . .

Have you had your 5 Senses Checkup lately?

 

According to research by the Harvard School of Public Health, American adults spend less time outdoors than they do inside vehicles—less than 5 percent of their day. In a recent study, some 70 percent of U.S. mothers reported that they played outside every day as children; only 31 percent of their children do.

This weekend I challenge everyone to do a 5 Senses Checkup! It only takes 5 min (but you may want to take a few more)!

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Mosquitoes: Inside The Blood Suckers’ World

Love them or hate them, mosquitoes are a part of enjoying the great outdoors. 

While some people may seem immune to the saliva of the blood thirsty insects- yes, that is what causes those red bumps and itchiness-  others become frantic, scratching victims.

However, as the old saying goes. . .the best way to defeat the enemy is by knowing everything you can about them.

So here are some useful tidbits that can help you better understand the fascinating world of these loathed creatures.  **Believe me, once you read this, you will think they are pretty fascinating, too**

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This Simple Secret Will Get You Outside MORE!

What is the secret to more ‘nature time’? This simple, easy to accomplish secret will have you outside in no time enjoying breathe-taking views and discovering fascinating creatures!

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5 Secrets to Seeing More Wildlife

For many nature lovers, the chance to see wildlife in action is a highlight during any outing .  However, this
can be a rare occasion if we don’t necessarily know how/when/where to look.

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