Tag Archives: environmental issues
Where We Live Matters Human impact on ecology occurs in ways that most people overlook. Americans still look at the natural world through the lens of “Bambi” instead of getting out and experiencing it themselves. This month’s gazetteer is a … Continue reading
Adam Putnam, the Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, recently wrote for “Growing Produce” about Florida’s water concerns and about one of the solutions, Mobile Irrigation Labs. Read about it here.
Nitrogen is good for plants, and that’s why it’s in the fertilizers we put on our lawns. Unfortunately, too much nitrogen wrecks havoc on aquatic ecosystems. How and why should we keep fertilizer from washing into waterways? Steve Preston answers that question … Continue reading
The Collier Soil & Water Conservation District will be holding a photo contest in 2012 for photographs that show the degradation or destruction of our local natural landscape. Details are in the attached PDF. 2012 Photo Contest Announcement (PDF, 40 KB)
Alberto Chavez wrote an article for the Naples Daily News about Florida landscaping, its environmental impact, and how professional landscapers are being trained in Best Management Practices. Read it here.