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A Rare Sighting

Badgers making their way into Arkansas AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples While the badger is a commonly seen animal in popular culture and literature, it is rarely seen in Arkansas. However,

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Growing A ‘Green’ Lawn

Sometimes less mower is more AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Ah, the lovely summer sounds of singing birds blending with the chorus of crickets, frogs, and … every lawnmower on the

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No Place Like Home

Nest box draws in scores of applicants AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Nesting season is off to a flying start, and some species are already into their second broods. But don’t

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Vegan Options Abound

Even a barbecue can be great without meat AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples It’s time to break out the grill and enjoy picnics, barbecues, fireworks and family vacations! Outdoor meals can

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Wasp, Wasp, Go Away!

Tips keep flying visitors away from humans AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples It’s that time of year again when wispy wasps buzz around patios, porches, gardens, sheds or anywhere else they’re

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Meatless Every Day

New burger targets those who love them AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Meatless meat, dairy-free dairy, eggless egg substitute — what is this world coming to? Hopefully, a better place. Reducing

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Tourism With A Conscience

Consider seeing the world from a different point of view AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Summer is on its way! For those lucky enough to get a vacation, have you decided

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Love Or Litter?

Artificial flowers not best way to pay tribute AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples As we approach Memorial Day weekend, many families will plan a visit to the graves of loved ones

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Ants Don’t Need To Bug You

Simple methods evict pests from your kitchen AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples As the No. 1 house pest, ants aren’t just in our pants. A trail of tiny ants is as

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No Sugar For You

Making smarter choices good for you and the world AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples Sugar may not be the first thought that comes to mind when we think about making a