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Gleanings from Headline News – June 2022

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • Living Tree Bridges
  • The Dark Side of Light Pollution
  • Best Mulching Practices
  • How to Manage Weeds on Your Farm
  • Efforts to Save North America’s Most Endangered Bird Species Are Succeeding
  • A Difficult Site Becomes a Lovely Garden
  • Amazon vs. Rusty Patch Bumblebee
  • USDA Kills Thousands of Native Species
  • Piet Oudolf Designs New Garden
  • Olmstead’s 200th Birthday
  • Iconic Wildflower in Peril
  • Invasive Toxic Hammerhead Worm Found in Rhode Island
  • Native Garden Tours MetroWest Boston
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Gleanings from Headline News – May 2022

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • Saving the World’s Threatened Trees
  • Skills for Bees in Scotland’s Cairngorms
  • Birds inspire Art, Awe, and Action
  • Noticing What’s Going On
  • Navigating Nurseries this Spring
  • For Gen Z, Climate Change Is a Heavy Emotional Burden
  • No Mow May
  • Superbloom in Tower of London
  • Support Spring Pollinators: Think Big
  • Improvements Still Needed in Lawn Care
  • Bringing Controlled Burns
  • Developer Buys 10,000 Suns Property
  • Are Nature-Based Solutions on Climate Being Overlooked?
  • Shop Your Garden First
  • Organic Farming Podcast
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Gleanings from Headline News – April 2022

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • Spotted Lanternfly and Nursery Stock
  • Become a Xerces Kid!
  • How to Tell Apart Sound-Alike Warblers
  • Deadliest U.S. Bird Flu Outbreak in 7 years
  • Does the ecosystem Hinge on a Single Keystone Gene
  • Now for Something Completely Different
  • Leave Stems for Native Bees
  • Why Gravel Gardens Are Better Than They Sound
  • Tree Equity
  • Plants in the UK Flower a Month Earlier Due to Rising Temperatures
  • Hush, Hus, Listen to the Soil
  • Growing Greener Podcast
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Gleanings from Headline News – March 2022

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • Home Is Where the Pollinators Should Be
  • Seeds for Tomorrow
  • Western Megadrought is Megabad
  • Roadside Milkweed for Monarchs
  • Braiding Seeds Fellowship Applications Open
  • US Sea Levels Rise at an Alarming Rate
  • National Butterfly Refuge Becomes Target for the Far-Right
  • Nature Is Truly a Balm for the Soul
  • Urban Bees Face a Flower Deficit
  • Cute Plants on Antarctica Spell Trouble
  • Why We Need to Revive Global Food Diversity
  • ALERT! Deadly Avian Flu Heading for Rhode Island
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Gleanings from Headline News – February 2022

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • Bee Mine: A Pollinator Love Story
  • Delightful Photos Highlight How Native Plants Support Birds
  • Why Gardeners Should Stop Using Peat Moss
  • Fireflies, Jewels That Need Protecting
  • How Old is Zimbabwe’s Big Tree?
  • Into the Red: How the Boston Globe Will Cover Climate Change
  • Increase in Marine Heat Waves Threatens Coastal Habitats
  • Setting Underground Rivers Free
  • When Rewilding Confronts Common Perceptions of Nature
  • Air Pollution Makes Life Difficult for Pollinators
  • What Do Birds Eat?
  • Searchable Systemic Insecticides List
  • Can Forest Change Children’s Immune Systems?
  • Do Pollinators Prefer Dense Flower Patches?
  • Making Rhode Island’s Food Systems Sustainable
  • Spotted Lantern Fly Mapping In Massachusetts
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Gleanings from Headline News – January 2022

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • It’s 2022. Let’s Make it the Year of the Oak
  • Invaders For Sale
  • Protecting Earth: If ‘Nature Needs Half,’ What Do People Need?
  • Treeline: A Story Written in Rings
  • Is Ocean Plastic a New Kind of Island?
  • Dawn to Dusk Beneath the Bird Feeder in Pictures
  • Upgrade Energy Efficiency; Retrofit Old Buildings – with Plants
  • Monarch Butterflies Flock to California Coast
  • Too Many Palm Trees In Florida?
  • Favorite Female Bird Photos!
  • San Diego Hermes Copper Butterfly Declared Threatened Species
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Gleanings from Headline News – December 2021

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • Rediscovering Our Connection to the Web of Life
  • Planting Trees in Underserved Neighborhoods
  • America the Beautiful Initiative
  • Think Like a Wolf
  • Mural Project Brings Birdsong to Life in Washington Heights
  • Natural Community Fact Sheets
  • City Forests and Residential Areas Can Benefit Birds
  • Seven Simple Actions to Help Birds
  • Early Indigenous Land Use
  • Finding Rhode Island Old Growth Forest
  • California Launches the Largest Food Waste Recycling Program in the U.S.
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Gleanings from Headline News – November 2021

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • Xerces Society Bee City Reports
  • Create a Low Maintenance Gravel Garden
  • Some Good News! Western Monarch Numbers Rising
  • Save Farmland: Synthesize Starch from CO2
  • Beyond Extinction: A New Emphasis on Species Recovery
  • Growing Figs in a Cold Climate
  • Light Pollution Glare Threatens All Wildlife
  • A Pioneering Garden Designer Inspired Vogue’s Fall Fashion Fantasy
  • InsectXaminer Video Series
  • Colorado River Delta Springs To Life!
  • What’s a Forest Worth?
  • Kill All Leaf Blowers
  • Mosquito Spraying Kills Pollinators
  • Refugees in Cameroon Plant a Forest
  • Rhode Island Plants New Street Non-Native Trees on Purpose
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Gleanings from Headline News – October 2021

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • Take Notes Now for a Healthier Garden Next Year
  • What Does Organic Mean?
  • Plant Hope for the Future
  • Growing Wildflowers Isn’t Difficult. And It’s Urgent.
  • Landscapes for a Living World
  • Can The Wealthy and Well-Connected Play an Outsized Role in Climate Action?
  • How Adding Rock Dust to Soil Could Help Get Carbon into the Ground
  • Biden Restores the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments
  • Google Bans Ads With False Claims About Climate Change
  • Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Found in Massachusetts
  • Bumblebee Has Vanished from Eight States!
  • Ozone Pollution: An Insidious and Growing Threat to Biodiversity
  • Philadelphia Chefs Combat Hunger Through Gardening
  • We Need to Stop Treating Soil Like Dirt
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Gleanings from Headline News – September 2021

Gleanings September 2021

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • Generations Working Together to Solve Climate Crisis
  • Insect Apocalypse
  • The World’s Climate is in Our Hands/El Clima Mundial Está en Nuestras Manos
  • Rich Desert River Struggles to Keep Flowing
  • Las Vegas Gets Aggressive Grass Removal Policy
  • Is Your Garden Ecologically Sound?
  • Do U.S. Food Systems Leave Behind People of Color?
  • Update on Mysterious Bird Deaths
  • Electric Lawn Care Sweeping the Nation
  • Tips for Hiring an Arborist
  • Observation is the New Rule for Gardens

 

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Gleanings from Headline News – August 2021

We’ve scanned the media – in print and online – for items of interest to ELA’s ecologically focused audience:

  • Can We Save Ourselves?
  • The Plant That Cannot Die
  • Snakes on a Plane!
  • Should Geoengineering Science be Used to Combat Climate Change?
  • Pesticide Sprays Harm Grassland Birds
  • The Guardian Changes Use of ‘Climate Change’ to ‘Climate Emergency’
  • Who Are We to Decide an Owl’s Fate?
  • More and More and More Plastics in Our Oceans
  • What NYC’s Little Island Says About Parks and Inequality
  • Saving the Western Monarch
  • Rhode Island Confronts Access to Public Coast
  • Tracking Species Recovery
  • Facebook Snafu Spells Trouble for Gardening Group
  • Invasive Moth, Caterpillar Could Devour Boxwoods
  • Get Reacquainted with the Browntail Moth
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Gleanings from Headline News – July 2021

  • Scientist Still Searching for the Pathogen Behind the East’s Songbird Epidemic
  • Six Species that Need Federal Protection
  • Desert River Gila Struggles to Keep Flowing
  • The Tick Project
  • USDA Identify Racial Barriers to Under-Served Communities
  • Bipartisan Bill Addresses Pollution on Working Lands
  • Solar Array Planted with Biodiversity in Mind
  • Can Satellite Imagery Detect Habitat Loss?
  • Do-It-Yourself Rain Garden
  • Massachusetts Regional Ecological Partnership
  • Tool Kit for Massachusetts Pollinators
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