Methane from Cows Influencing Climate Change-What’s the Connection?

Written for Environmental Issues and Insights Class-Fall 2017 Climate Change Essay Jill Brigham   Methane from Cows Influencing Climate Change-What’s the Connection?   When considering our individual and collective impacts towards climate change, how much dairy product we consume is not often the first problematic concept that comes to mind. Most probably gas-guzzling cars, coal…

Thneeds and You, the Lorax, Part 2- We Are All Connected

Thneeds and You, the Lorax, Part 2- We Are All Connected Jill Brigham Written for Forest and Society- Fall 2018 To recap my story, we must start part two with the ending of my first… to begin this new story “SO … Catch!” calls the Once-ler He lets something fall. ”It’s a Truffula Seed. It’s…

Project Learning Tree in Maine

What is PLT in Maine “Project Learning Tree, a program of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative and sponsored in Maine by the Maine TREE Foundation, is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12.” -http://mainetreefoundation.org/project-learning-tree/ To learn more in depth, please…

My Outside

Stars. Aspens. 5am. Hiking. Wildflowers. NYC?

Strawberry and Raspberry Picking: Biringer Berry Farm

Keep calm and eat strawberries   Today I went strawberry and raspberry picking, one of my favorite June activities. It was a beautiful day filled with floating clouds, flying kites, lots of laughter, and berry stained faces and hands. It started with a tractor ride to the fields, and ended with a carload of sweet…