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Hug a tree, and fight like heck to leave them standing

By Nicole Rivard Even though Americans have been celebrating Arbor Day since 1872—a day to plant,nurture and celebrate trees—the term “tree hugger” is still sometimes useddisparagingly. I wear it like a badge of honor. I often share with people how I actually hug a tree almostdaily when I’m walking my bulldog Lila in the land […]

In Our View on April 26, 2024

Real world should reject fake grass

In Our View on October 17, 2023

It’s the fall feeding frenzy for bears; don’t provide a menu at your house

In Our View on October 5, 2023

Bringing Gen Z into the vegan fold for animals

In Our View on September 18, 2023

Come to the rescue: Adopt pets and spay/neuter as euthanasia spikes 

In Our View on September 5, 2023

How organic gardeners keep the ‘bad’ bugs at bay

In Our View on June 12, 2023

Sometimes the revolution gets put on hold

In Our View on May 19, 2023