We use things like lotion, lip balm and soap on our skin every day, but these household products don’t just sit on top of our skin. Body care products can be easily absorbed into our bodies through our skin, by being inhaled, and from being licked off of our lips, making it important to know that the products we use are safe for
Whether you are an apartment dweller looking for a new winter project, or a gardener looking to keep your hands in the soil as we enter this winter season, making your own compost bin is fun and simple! Compost is decomposed organic matter that can be recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment. Because of the variety of foods and
As Halloween approaches and the days get shorter, you might find your thoughts drifting to spooky creatures of the night. From vampires and bats to werewolves and raccoons, nocturnal creatures, whether factual or not, carry an element of fear and mystery. Many myths surround creatures of the night and a very popular nocturnal animal with many myths to its name
Halloween is filled with spooky stories, scary costumes and everybody’s favorite, candy! Walking Mountains Science Center is adding their own twist to Halloween at the 3rd Annual Fright at the Museum on Saturday, October 24th from 3:00pm-6:00pm. You and your little ones will discover the spine tingling tales of Halloween and its many Creatures of the Night! As daylight disappears
Join Walking Mountains Science Center on November 4th and 11th from 1:00 – 4:30pm for their Actively Green training sessions for local businesses. The cost is $100 for the first staff member, and $50 for each additional employee. Businesses will learn about sustainability best-practices: how to save money and reduce waste, engage employees in a green team, become an environmental
Now that the leaves have changed beautiful colors and are falling to the cold ground – what’s next? I bet you can smell it. Those leaves play an active role in replenishing the soil with what it needs for when spring rolls around. I really feel like summer has passed when I can smell the crisp air and leaves decomposing.
What is a pine nut? Pine nuts come from pine trees, which are conifers, or cone producing trees. But pine nuts aren’t actually nuts at all; they are seeds! All pine trees have edible seeds that develop in their cones, but only about twenty species of pine produce seeds large enough to be worth the time and effort to harvest,