Three Ways Governments Can Help Preserve Parks

July 9th, 2013

Preserving a park is a wonderful way to have a gorgeous place to lounge with the family. You might make a trip to the local park so that you are able to take a walk or jog for exercise. You might go there for a picnic with your loved ones or just to walk your dog. The important thing for you to do is to report anything in the park that shouldn’t be there to your town hall. For instance, if you notice a Read the rest of this entry »

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How To Make Recycling Easy In Your Home

May 26th, 2013

Creating a more sustainable household and lifestyle can provide you with many important environmental and economic benefits. Whether you are interested in lowering your monthly expenses by creating a more efficient home or addressing and reducing the impact that your lifestyle may be having on the environment and natural world, there are many ways that may allow you to make a bigger difference. Making recycling an easier and more effective task within your own home will allow you to minimize wastes and reduce the amount of time and effort that you may be Read the rest of this entry »

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Three Reasons National Parks Are Facing Budget Cuts

April 10th, 2013

National Parks are beginning to feel the squeeze as nationwide budget cuts across the board begin to take effect. Attendance has not gone down, despite the severe lack of funding. The problem is no different for national parks than it is for any other aspect of the American infrastructure that is having the rug pulled out from under them. National parks generate very little revenue, they are not seen as a vital institution for which the federal government is responsible, and many states and elements of congress Read the rest of this entry »

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Top Three Issues Camp Sites And National Parks Face

April 6th, 2013

Unfortunately, many national parks and even small camp sites these days have been facing budget cuts and other difficult situations as a result of the struggling economy. In fact, lack of funds for park ranger patrolling as well as other park services is probably the number one problem that they face these days. However, there are other issues that have begun to potentially threaten the future of many camp sites and natural parks.

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How To Recycle When Camping In Alberta

April 3rd, 2013

If you enjoy doing your part to keep the planet clean, then you most likely already have developed responsible habits, such as recycling and doing what you can to reduce your carbon footprint. However, if you plan on going camping in the near future and will thus be away from the convenience of your local recycling services, then you may wonder how you are going to be able to continue to recycle while on your trip.

Fortunately for you, this does not need to be an Read the rest of this entry »

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Five Green Camping Etiquette No Camper Should Be Without

March 31st, 2013

When you are going camping, you will find that it is more important than ever to keep your campsite green. Check out these tips for helping you remember what you need to do.

Bring Your Own Trash Bags
You are going to be much more prone to pick up after yourself if you have plenty of trash bags around. You can often find a good site to dump your trash and deposit your recycling close to the park.

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Three Shrewd Green Camping Practices For The Camping Enthusiast

March 29th, 2013

Are you planning a camping trip in the near future and want to make sure that you are as environmentally responsible as possible during your trip? If so, then you are not alone. Many people are taking extra steps to preserve camp sites and national parks these days. Fortunately, there are some simple camping practices that you can do to leave your campground just as clean as you found it.

First, consider bringing along several trash bags that you can fill up over the course of your trip. Even Read the rest of this entry »

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