- Meatless Mondays: April 22, 7:00 PM. One meatless day per week helps take a big strain off the environment. Door to Door Organics explains.
- Michigan Made: April 23, 7:00 PM. Taste and experience Michigan made products from Heart of Michigan.
- Rain Gardens and Live Walls: April 25, 7:00 PM. Learn to create eco-friendly rain gardens and living plant walls with landscaper Jeremy Christianson.
- Native American Dancers for Mother Earth: April 27, 2:00 PM. Enjoy the rhythmic sounds and beautiful dance that celebrates Mother Earth.
On Sunday, April 14 from 2:00-3:00 PM, The Organization for Bat Conservation will present Biodiversity LIVE! Explore the amazing variety of wildlife on planet Earth. Discover the interconnectedness between plants and animals. Topics include the balance of natural ecosystems, how humans are impacting biodiversity (habitat destruction, invasive species, climate change), and simple actions that can be taken to protect wildlife from extinction. Live animals include a bearded dragon, sugar glider and a large fruit bat.
- Biodiversity LIVE! — Sunday, April 14, 2:00-3:00 PM
- Meatless Mondays with Door to Door Organics — Monday, April 22, 7:00-8:30 PM
- Heart of Michigan - Michigan Made Products — Tuesday, April 23, 7:00-8:30 PM
- Rain Gardens and Live Walls — Thursday, April 25, 7:00-8:30 PM
- Native American Dancers — Saturday, April 27, 2:00-3:00 PM
Earth Hour began as a symbolic action of switching off lights for an hour and has grown into a continuous movement attempting to change the world we live in.
The omnivore's dilemma: a natural history of four meals by Michael Pollan
[Goby by Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory is licensed by CC BY-NC 2.0]
Send your old incandescent holiday lights to HolidayLEDs.com and not only will they recycle them for you but they will also send you a coupon for 15% off anything on their website. You can also drop them off at Whole Foods Market in Ann Arbor. For more green holiday ideas, check out "I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas: Gifts, Decorations, and Recipes that Use Less and Mean More" by Anna Getty.
[After our trip to the pumpkin patch by knitsteel is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0]
The bat house builder's handbook by Merlin D. Tuttle & Donna L. Hensley