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Be Friendly to Bees!

In recent years, the news about bees has been grim. “Colony Collapse Disorder” and bee “die-offs”, etc.is alarming to hear, and rightfully…

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter

0 Feb 3

Christmas Trees: Real vs. Artificial

Each year, the environmentalist in you may feel torn about Christmas trees. On the one hand, it seems wrong to cut down a healthy tree for…

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter

0 Dec 2, 2018

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Inspiration

Thinking about taking vegetarian experimentation to the next level this Thanksgiving? Don’t fret – it does not have to include “Tofurkey” (…

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter

0 Oct 28, 2018

Get Ready to Vote!

Did you know that voter turnout in Contra Costa was just under 40% for the primaries this summer? That means about 60% of registered voters…

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter

0 Sep 30, 2018

Fish: Farmed Vs. Wild

Did you know that the World Bank estimates that by 2030, about two-thirds of the seafood we eat will be farm-raised? Well, what exactly is…

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter

0 Jul 25, 2018

Action of the Month: Support Central Contra Costa’s Last Plastic Straw Campaign

The Central Contra Costa Last Plastic Straw campaign is continuing to gain momentum! This month, consider taking action to help stop the us…

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter

0 Jun 27, 2018

Sunscreen Safety

Summer is upon us, and with it comes the need to slather on the sunscreen when heading outside. Did you know that many sunscreens are made…

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter

0 Jun 3, 2018

Save Water: Plant native, drought-tolerant plants

Did you know that in California, we use an average of 30-60% of our water outdoors? Cutting water use in the yard or garden has the potent…

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter

0 Apr 30, 2018

Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Environment

One of the most rewarding sights to see in one’s garden is pollinators such as bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds fluttering from plant to…

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter

0 Mar 5, 2018

Action of the Month: No Disposable Plastics

Single-use plastics like straws, utensils, and cups are everywhere, but do they have to be? Nope! Each of us can take individual actions to…

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter

0 Feb 5, 2018

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