A UN climate summit begins in Lima, Peru, December 1, as a stepping-stone to a new global climate accord.
[ Chuckwalla Bench Dec. 6 Four-Wheel Drive Tour Will Explore Wildlife, History, Geology. Mojave Desert Land Trust Co-hosts Free Trip to See Lands That Need Protection ]
Chuckwalla Bench is located about an hour east of Indio and is rich in stagecoach history, diverse wildlife and lush desert trees and plants.
“No one should have to worry that the air they breathe will make them sick, but that’s been the case for far too long for millions of Americans.” –Kim Stevens, Environment Colorado
The National Christmas Tree Association (NCTA) is the national trade association representing the Christmas tree industry and is an advocate for recycling your Christmas tree.
The National Christmas Tree Association (NCTA) is the national trade association representing the Christmas tree industry. NCTA represents more than 700 active member farms, 29 state and regional associations, and more than 4,000 affiliated businesses that grow and sell Christmas trees or provide related supplies and services. Members are located throughout North America, as well as in South America and Europe. It is estimated that those affiliated with the NCTA produce roughly three-quarters of the farm-raised Christmas trees in the United States.
Christmas tree Recycling
After the holidays, don’t throw your Real Christmas Tree in the trash or set it on the curb. Real Christmas Trees are biodegradable, which means they can be easily reused or recycled for mulch and other purposes. Access this site for some recycling options and tips on what to do with your tree after the holidays. http://www.realchristmastrees.org/dnn/AllAboutTrees/HowtoRecycle.aspx
New EPA ozone rules could prompt greater efforts to clean the nation’s air.
Indigenous peoples may be key to combating climate change, author says.
This Thanksgiving and holiday season there are so many things for wilderness lovers to be thankful for – in addition to the 758 designated wilderness areas covering nearly 110 million acres of American wild lands. Here’s a few at the top of our list:
Thanksgiving is an ideal time to express gratitude for the good fortune in our lives as well as to stop and appreciate the incredible legacy of our wild public lands.