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Great Places
May 2, 2012
Volume 12, Issue 5


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Mother's Day is May 13th!
Grevy's zebra, Kenya, Africa.
Photo © Kenneth K. Coe
Mother's Day is May 13th
Your mother inspired your love for the environment. Honor her with a beautiful Mother's Day tribute ecard.

Natural Light Stunning Sunsets
Locals canoe in Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea.
Photo © Chris Crowley
Natural Light: Stunning Sunsets
Colorful skies take the spotlight in this spectacular display of sunsets. Glowing orange, soft pink and fire red… a spectrum of sunsets awaits!

 Nature Works Everywhere!
Check out Nature Works Everywhere.
 
Nature Works Everywhere!
The new online education program presented by the Conservancy is now live at natureworkseverywhere.org with videos and lesson plans that teach kids about how they depend on nature, and what they can do to help nature stay productive.

 Money Grows in Trees
Paul Bunyun statue in Bangor, Maine.
Photo © Dennis Jarvis/Flickr via a Creative Commons license
Money Grows in Trees
Between "creating" the Great Lakes and taming Babe the Blue Ox, Paul Bunyan the lumberjack made a living out of harvesting trees. But healthy forests provide a living for many, many other people — from zipline operators to maple syrup producers.

 The Planet’s Best Picnics
Kids enjoy games at a picnic in Indianapolis, IN.
Photo © CCorbinPhoto22/Flickr
The Planet’s Best Picnics
From New York City to Brazil, picnickers gathered across the world to celebrate Earth Day on April 22 with a Picnic for the Planet. So we want to know: who had the best picnic?

 Ask the Conservationist
Clothesline.
Photo © jonycunha/Flickr via a Creative Commons license
Ask the Conservationist: The Search for Eco-Friendly Clothing
Organic, unbleached, soy, bamboo, fair-trade… the names on some clothing labels can be confusing. In this month's Ask the Conservationist we identity how to shop for the most environmentally-friendly clothing.

Photo of the Month
Photo of the Month

“The ferns made a wonderful natural backdrop for this curious reddish-brown spotted fawn.”

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Fawn in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.
Photo © Kent Mason

Go Green Go Green
Explore eco-tips from Nature Conservancy staff and leading environment bloggers on how to make personal, science-based choices to help save the planet. Get more tips at our Everyday Environmentalist web page.
Ask Where Your Food Comes From
Buying local, organic food reduces your carbon footprint.
Using Used
One person's trash is always another person's treasure.
Don't Hike with Pests
See how cleaning your boots can help protect nature.
Take the Stairs
Any energy saved is good for the environment.
Photo Credits (from top): Photo © jpopesku1/Flickr (Fresh fruit); © iStockphoto.com (Garage sale); © Robert Lalasz/TNC (Hiking boots); © iStockphoto.com (Stairs).
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