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Save Ohio’s Butterflies! Do you enjoy the summer butterflies? Well, as these pollinator populations dwindle, the OhioDepartment of Agriculture and Wayne National Forest are planning to spray a dangerous insecticide called BtK all over Ohio to decrease the Gypsy Moth, a non-native moth that impacts trees [...continue reading.]

Years of Living Dangerously

Years of Living Dangerously New Showtime documentary showing the human impacts of climate change. Learn more and what you can do as an individual to #actonclimate See the first episode here    

Stop Asian Carp Before It’s Too Late!

The Great Lakes are a national treasure, and economically support a $7 billion fishing industry, $16 billion boating industry, and 1.5 million jobs. The introduction of Asian carp and other species puts the well-being of our communities, wildlife, and waters at risk.   Tell the US Army [...continue reading.]
SLN group at Gedeon home

David Gedeon (gesturing at right) explains the elements of gravity powered pond and spring water supplies.

How can you supply water for home and gardening needs without pumps, electricity or a connection to a municipal water line? The answer, according to David Gedeon, is to live in a hilly area with reliable rainfall and build your home below a hill top. In this case the home is located on the side of a hill with a spring emerging from the hillside elevated about 30 feet above the home and a pond excavated into the hilltop elevated about 80 feet above the home.

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