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    • Shared Meals and Social Change

      Summer is a time to enjoy the perfume of freshly mowed grass, the song of crickets on hot muggy nights, the moon that rises and the rain that falls.  The heat of the summer also seems to bring out the worst in us, the riots and the hate.  This summer has been challenging. We are in a season of divisiveness, of confusion, of lies and half-truths. Who do we believe?  Who do we like? Who are we? If you’re feeling unsettled by these questions, I ...Read more →

    • July Challenge: Watching our water usage

      Water is the driver of nature. – Leonardo DaVinci A sponge under a leaky faucet takes care of the annoying drippy noise. I do that. I have also plugged the sink and let it fill up with the drips, you know, to save water.   I will use that water for the house plants or to wash dishes. But really, this is just plain laziness and fixing the faucet would be a much better option and waste no water. During our hot and sometimes dry month of ...Read more →

    • Pollination: What’s all the buzz about?

      It is National Pollinator Week! We at Crown Point Ecology Center are committed to become a model of habitat management practices that help pollinator species thrive. With the help of students from Our Lady of the Elms, we have expanded our pollinator-friendly flower gardens and crops. Support from the USDA NRCS (Natural Resources Conservation Programs) is helping us increase habitat for the Monarch butterfly with milkweed plantings and other pollinators with mixed cover crops and pollinator gardens. Thank you to everyone who donated to our pollinator ...Read more →

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