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Wasps Of Wonder — Making Ripples

‘Velvet ants’ beautiful to see, painful to meet Making Ripples Amanda Bancroft Photo courtesy Amanda Bancroft The common name “velvet ant” actually refers to more than 3,000 species of wasps,

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What’s Good For The Goose

Natural scents, plants repel unwanted visitors AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples If you’d like to keep your garden organic but free of pests, or if you’re simply looking for a way

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Summer Reading Recommendations

Beat the heat with books about a better world AMANDA BANCROFT Making Ripples It’s not too late to sign up for the all-ages summer reading programs at the Fayetteville Public

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Wren Renters — Making Ripples

Nesting birds make great porch pals Wrens and porches just seem to go together. These birds create great entertainment with song, artful nests and home nature programming as they raise

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Pushing Past Paper — Making Ripples

Alternative surfaces help artists save trees For the adventurous nature lover and artist, treeless substitutions for paper are a brave new world. If you love trees and want to use

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A Bridge Or A Wall?

Courtesy Photo Rachael Small is Jean, a young woman whose life is changed by a “Dead Man’s Cell Phone” in the APT production running this weekend. Kris Isham plays the

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One Pet At A Time — Making Ripples

Humane Society of the Ozarks changing the world Making Ripples —  Amanda Bancroft Sometimes doing the right thing can be a win-win for humans and the environment. The Humane Society

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Who Are These People?

New crew hopes to bring you more of what makes NWA awesome Hi. My name is Becca, and I’m the new editor of The Free Weekly. OK, so there’s nothing

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Cutting Your Party Footprint

  Summer get-togethers can be sustainably satisfying Summer is a popular time for family reunions, church picnics, grilling outdoors, weddings and other events at parks or venues. Despite all the

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Sierra Club Calls Trump’s Action ‘Colossal Mistake’

President Donald Trump announced his intention to renege on the United States’s historic commitment to join 195 nations in a responsible global agreement to limit greenhouse gases. The Paris Climate