Monthly Archives: September 2012

Great Books Make Great Gifts

By Victoria Parsons If you’ve always wanted to be one of those people who finish their holiday shopping before Thanksgiving, consider these books for the people on your list. I know I’d be delighted to see any of them under my tre...

Wanted: Recipes for Elephant!

By Suzanne Cooper You’ve heard the quip about tackling insurmountable tasks: “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time!” That’s the idea behind nitrogen management in the Tampa Bay watershed. Most people — even our local lea...

How Does Tampa Bay Stack Up

By Victoria Parsons With the national organization Restore America’s Estuaries (R.A.E.) hosting its sixth annual conference at the Tampa Convention Center Oct. 20 to 25, we thought it would be a good time to see how Tampa Bay stac...

Pounds to Ounces: The Zero Waste Project

By Avalon Theisen Do you know how much waste leaves your house every day and goes to landfills or incinerators? Kids, like adults, may not think too much about the amount of trash we produce — or where it goes when we throw it “aw...