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Featured Event

Mar
1st
12:15pm

Botanica Lunchtime Lecture

2016 Plant Preview Get a behind the scenes look at perennials, trees and shrubs that were added to the gardens in 2016 and how they did. Janet Gordon uncovers new varieties and favorites that makes the gardens beautiful.

It’s hard to grow flowering plants, like strawberries, indoors. Now there’s a machine for your counter top that makes it foolproof.

It’s not too late to plant grass seed. It’s best to plant in the fall–the break from weeds gives the seeds a chance to grow, but you can still plant now for a healthy lawn!

[1THING] Blog

[ Fact Sheet: New Mexico rejects state takeover of America’s public lands ]

Feb 25, 2017

These lands are Our Wild. Let’s keep them public.

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[ Wilderness Society honors Roxanne Quimby with Robert Marshall Award for conservation leadership ]

Michael Reinemer

The Robert Marshall Award is The Wilderness Society’s highest honor presented to a private citizen who has devoted long-term service and had a notable influence on conservation and the fostering of an American land ethic. 

The award to Ms. Quimby reads:

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[ Trump promises a renaissance for coal – but these clean energy numbers tell a different story ]

The president is not just ignoring market realities when touting coal, he’s also overlooking the biggest economic opportunity in decades.

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[ Trump expected to sign away public lands to coal leasing, unraveling Obama’s reforms ]

Just over a month into his presidency, President Trump is expected to roll back Obama-era reforms aimed at ending coal company sweetheart deals and decreasing pollution from dirty coal production associated with the federal coal program.

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[ We stand with those who suffer the unintended consequences of oil and gas booms ]

Anastasia Greene

The Wilderness Society joined the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center and over 118 Tribal Nations to stand up for those who will bear the

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1Thing Quick Tip

Water bills are going up! Save a little money by doing 1Thing!

Get a rain barrel. One inch of rain on an average roof will yield over 600 gallons of water. You can use that water for your garden, lawns, house plants, ponds and birdbaths. This 1Thing can save you green!

Get other water saving tips at SaveWichitaWater.com