Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Wheeling and Dealing for Better Gardens!

Cool! Marion County Soil & Water Conservation District has a Manure Exchange!

Click the link and look on the frame to the left under "Conservation Programs" for "Manure Exchange" --- not really an exchange, thank god, but more of a freecycling service for the original recycling medium ...

Hello, Salem? Anyone home?

A report shows that the Capital City's government reduced its energy usage between 2001 and 2007 by 22.1 percent. City officials knew the energy-saving changes they'd made would make a dent in Helena's energy usage, but they were surprised to learn they'd outpaced the Kyoto Protocol's 20-year goals in less than a third of the time. Missoulian, 12/30/2008

(h/t to Sightline Daily @ Sightline.org)