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[ Hiking with Dogs: Make your trip easy on Fido and the environment ]

Hiking with dogs is a great way to spend time in nature, but doing so can have impacts on both the land and your dog. Hike the right way with our pet-friendly tips below:


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[ Coal-Dependent Arkansas Faces Stiff Emissions Target and a Running Clo ]

Under a proposed EPA rule, state officials will have to cut carbon emissions by nearly 45 percent—one of the highest targets in the country.

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[ In California? Attend a meeting to support national monument status for the San Gabriel Mountains ]

You have the rare opportunity to protect the San Gabriel Mountains by speaking directly to key Washington officials. If you attend the listening session, you can tell decision makers that you support a national monument and the protection of these mountains.


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[ Happy birthday to Mardy Murie, “Grandmother of the Conservation Movement” ]

Sometimes called the “Grandmother of the Conservation Movement,” Murie served as secretary and governing council m


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[ New Energy Projects Boost the Use of Undersea Power Cables ]

The need to transmit power over long distances is increasing demand for submarine power cables, but the industry still faces hurdles.

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How Do You "Go Green"?

How do you GO GREEN?

Recycle paper, glass, and plastics
Use reusable shopping bags
Conserve water (turn off faucet when brushing teeth, short showers, etc)
Bike or walk instead of driving whenever possible

Green Tip of the Month:

Save natural resources, as well as late fees, by enrolling in easy, online bill-paying options with your bank, credit card companies, cable and utility providers. Paperless billing not only saves trees; it also eliminates the fossil fuel (read: CO2 emissions) needed to get all those dozens and dozens of billing envelopes from them to you and back again. Plus, you’ll save money on stamps, which can really add up over time.