Rebekah Heppner, Master Gardener Volunteer Trainee
How many trees are there in the City of St. Petersburg? No, this isn’t a trick question or a game like how many marbles in the jar. The St. Petersburg Urban Forestry Committee, a part of ... READ MORE
Green Society: Making the Future
Last weekend I was fortunate enough to participate in a panel discussion about the future of our community. The panel was a part of an art show titled Expanding Waters, hosted by Creative Pinellas. ... READ MORE
The nation’s economy, public health, infrastructure, and natural resources face an immediate and continued threat from climate change impacts, warns the comprehensive 4th National Climate Assessment (NCA4) released last Friday.
The report ... READ MORE
COP 21 is happening now in Paris. While the conference will undoubtedly get media coverage, you may still have some questions about what this conference is and what outcomes are hoped for.
First of all, COP is short for Conference ... READ MORE
Tampa Bay is experiencing sea level rise. However, if we inform ourselves with the science and plan collectively as a community, we will be more resilient to any potential impacts. After a careful review of scientific research and associated ... READ MORE
Ramona Madhosingh-Hector, Urban Sustainability Agent, UF/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County
Earth Day, first celebrated on April 22 in 1970, provides an opportunity for concerned citizens to commit to environmental protection and ... READ MORE
The answer is yes! While these two words sound the same, their definitions are far from that. Phrenology (with the “r”) is the detailed study of the shape and size of the skull and its possible relation to mental capacity. So why would ... READ MORE
Sea level rise, shifting seasons and extreme weather are some of the climate change buzzwords that have become increasingly common. But do we really understand what they mean or how they will impact our lifestyles? Two forums are being held ... READ MORE