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Category: environment

WHY BUILD A RAIN GARDEN? by Anna Goolsby, Marketing Assistant

A good rainy day is perhaps one of my favorite things. The dreary weather encourages you to get cozy, read a book, brew some tea and enjoy the peaceful patter of the rain on your roof. Rain can also be… problematic.   About three and a half years ago, my husband and I bought our dream house in East Nashville – a cute little 1950s ranch-style home tucked away in a quiet neighborhood with a great yard. There was only one problem: our gravel driveway, which, embarrassingly,... Read More
Posted by Anna Leigh Goolsby at 5/1/18
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WHAT IS EARTH DAY? by Bethany Caldwell, Science Educator

On April 22,1970, the very first Earth Day celebration saw 20 million Americans take to the streets, parks and auditoriums across the country to speak up for a healthy, sustainable environment. Since that first celebration, Earth Day has grown into a worldwide phenomenon featuring 192 countries banding together to give back to the planet we call home. From preventing deforestation to coral reef restoration, Earth Day is a time when we plant trees, learn how to conserve water and hear from... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 4/18/18
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HOW TO HELP THE POLLINATORS by Erin Castellano, ASC Science Educator

Do you like honey? Do you like blueberries, peaches, oranges, or soybeans? How about almonds? Apples? Do you enjoy wearing cotton-made materials? Well, chances are, you like pollinators too!  Pollinators are responsible for helping these different plants create new flowers, fruits, and seeds! Pollinators help us by spreading pollen to our plants so that they may reproduce. When most people think of pollinators, honeybees come to mind. However, did you know that there are other types... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 4/21/17
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