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The Alliance Completes Paddling Trips with Area Youth

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Staff Report Beaver Watershed Alliance (the Alliance) recently completed a series of paddling trips with area youth. The trip was one of four paddling day-trips that the Alliance held, in partnership with Pack Rat Outdoor Center, through the Northwest Arkansas Youth Paddling Days program. This program was funded by a grant received earlier this year…

60 Days Out: How Is Mayflower?

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Staff Report Faulkner County Citizens Advisory Group (FCCAG), whose mission is to promote community health and all-hazard preparedness, is hosting a second interactive Town Hall event to discuss the on-going oil disaster in Mayflower. This date marks the 60-day anniversary of the Pegasus pipeline rupture, May 29. Representatives from Exxon, state and local officials, environmental…

Evangelical Leader Risks Career To Speak On Climate Change

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‘Defile not, therefore, the land which you inhabit’ By Terrah Baker The Rev. Richard Cizik has struggled against opposition since 2002 to remind Christian followers that it is in God’s — and our own — interest to acknowledge climate change and protect the environment. Although his teachings on climate change and environmentalism didn’t become the…

Cities Get Green

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By Claire Ala “Green” power results in decreased energy consumption, accompanied by lower utility bills. Green powered cities have a significant impact on society’s carbon footprint. Although many cities are congested with humans, gas guzzling vehicles and skyscrapers, a handful of these overpopulated areas are actually decreasing their energy consumption by using renewable power. Alternative…

Bringing Truth Of KXL Pipeline To The People

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Staff Report KXL Pipeline TruthForce — an alliance of individuals & organizations from across six states and Canada — have come together to present an educational forum for the people of this region about the tar sands mining in the Boreal Forests of Alberta, Canada and transportation of this dangerous tar sands slurry across the…

Dig In! To Local Food Festival

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Arizona, Urban Farmer Shares Water Catchment Secrets Staff Report Dig In! Food and Farming Festival returns to celebrate local food, farms and gardens with films, classes, an information and vendor fair, seed-swap, tastings and more. The now annual festival is organized as a grassroots community event to encourage, inspire, involve and educate people about local…