Learn to make rich black compost from food and yard waste..
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Learn to make rich black compost from food and yard waste..

identify and contain invasive species...

conserve precious resources...

and respond when disaster strikes...through resources you'll find here on our website!
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and respond when disaster strikes...through resources you'll find here on our website!

Environment

Our staff works to engage with the community to solve and respond to key environmental challenges, to reduce and make more equitable our collective use of the Earth's resources, and to inspire respect for natural systems and our reliance on them.

This section will include information on composting, conservation, emergency/disaster preparedness, green jobs, invasive species, natural gas drilling, renewable energy, and water quality issues. 

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Saving Water & Energy

You can save water AND energy when you wash dishes by not leaving the water running and by only washing when you have a sink full of dishes. Find more tips here.

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Firewood From Your Forest

You can utilize your woodlot effectively by producing firewood for others as a source of income

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Storing Firewood

Unlike most fuels, firewood can be stored indefinitely, safely and without degrading. Learn correct storage techniques here.

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Buying Firewood

It's a good idea to buy your wood at least one whole season ahead. Get tips on what to look for, how firewood is sold, and more useful information here.

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Last updated November 4, 2016