Fighting Greenhouse Gasses with Prairies

Fight Greenhouse Gasses with Prairies

Researchers have discovered that grasslands have the capacity to store large amounts of carbon, which is a valuable ecological service in today's changing climate. Carbon is a greenhouse gas that is increasing in the Earth's atmosphere…

She Doesn’t Leave Home Without It

Vickie Cotten retired from her position at First Baptist Child Development Center in Spring Lake, North Carolina, after working there for 19 years. She enjoyed working with the 3-year-olds and in administration, but in April 2012, she…

A Natural Remedy for Childhood Pains

Most kids won't escape childhood without encountering some sort of pain. From teething to growing pains to bruising from falls, chances are your little one will have some experience with pain. Sadly, some children will experience pain associated…

Protect local milkweed stands for a robust monarch migration.

How the Monarch Population Handles the Winter

Some butterfly species can overwinter as larvae, pupae, or adults; however, the monarch butterfly cannot survive the cold winters of northern climates. As the temperature begins to change, monarchs sense when it is time to begin traveling…

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