May 21, 2012

keep an eye out for invasives

They’re everywhere!

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April 23, 2012

tree school usa

Washington School students shared their love of trees and ideas about good stewardship of the environment at last Friday’s Arbor Day celebration.

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March 27, 2012

recycle, reuse

Electronic devices, confidential papers, leaves and more.

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February 27, 2012

the payoff for sustainability

Ian Smith of Standard Solar is 6’4”, and yet he manages to squeeze his angular frame through a small bedroom window and onto our roof, the better to assess the potential for a solar installation on our Mt. Lebanon house. He’s done his homework prior to his visit, using Pictometry to view aerial snapshots of our house that suggest the sun’s rays will shine at a favorable angle.

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February 21, 2012

Wild, wildlife

As much as we sometimes sigh when the Mt. Lebanon deer eat our roses or when bunnies upend our impatiens, one of the thrills of living here can be to…

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