Category Archives: Healthy Soils

Adaptive Management: The Sea Serpent, Organized Growth and Natural Harmony

In August 1817, the learned men of the Linnaean Society of New England had studied their Bestiaries, ancient, illustrated volumes of all the animals. They set out from Boston for Gloucester’s high rocky shore to survey the seascape. There, they found what they were looking for. The sea serpent was a “60 to 100-foot long, black, shiny,…

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How to Track and Manage Micro-Pests Beneath the Water Surface by Judith Gallova

As if the ocean wasn’t scary enough, some of its dangerous inhabitants lurk unseen beneath the surface. And they’re not only limited to oceans but also rivers, ponds, and other bodies of water. Micro-pests have a significant impact on other water creatures as well as humans, sometimes causing serious illnesses. Here’s how micro-pests are tracked…

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Slowing water runoff, recharging groundwater, and storing more carbon in healthier soils

Consider the Slow Water Drought Relief Carbon Offset Fund to fight climate change, increase climate resiliency, minimize human environmental impacts, and restore nature. The fund takes a two-pronged approach.  The first part of the Slow Water Fund focuses on slowing water down and restoring natural water cycles. In natural areas where the ground is covered in…

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