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April 2017

A New Geologic Epoch On The Horizon

by Daniel Smith

The Earth’s climate has changed often since the Earth formed some 4.5 Billion years ago. Indeed, our northern Rocky Mountain location has, at various times in Earth history, been a humid tropical paradise, a Sahara-like desert, and, at…

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April 2017

Confessions of an Eco-Mom

I am an eco-warrior. It is my mission in life to teach people how to reduce their impacts on the planet and work toward leaving a better world for my daughter, your kids and our grandkids. The truth is, I am also a hypocrite. An educated,…

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April 2017

Do you know your HRDC?

What does it mean to create and maintain a sustainable community? According to Local Initiative Support Community, or LISC, “Sustainable communities are places that offer the resources and environment all residents need in order to…

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April 2017

Lets Get Dirty!

I gave a talk last month on getting dirty. You know, the kind of dirt that gets in the soles of your shoes, under your nails and grits in your teeth. (Get your mind out of the sheets, though that’s fun too!). At the talk I passed out…

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April 2017

Fitness vs Over Training

by Phil Cameron

Your body isn’t getting any younger. That’s a good thing because if you weren’t getting any older you would have big problems. However nature and gravity are working to pull you back into the ground so you can push up the…

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April 2017

Energy Efficiency at Home

by Tim Ford

April is the month we celebrate Earth Day, and with spring weather approaching, it’s a great time to try to improve a home’s energy efficiency. This not only helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, it also helps to reduce…

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