Category Archives: Water

Modern Alchemy

My loves of science and nature married and birthed something amazing.  I spend every day lately, researching, formulating, creating.  I am a modern-day alchemist.  I am following my dream to pursue people, pet and planet safe STUFF–that I can create … Continue reading

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National Public Lands Day, September 26, 2015

National Public Lands Day, September 26, 2015! The events of this past Saturday will go down in the annals of “time-well-spent” for this nerd!  I joined the Friends of Nevada Wilderness (FNW), along with several other lucky volunteers, at Mountain … Continue reading

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Shade Balls!

Leave it to Californians to deliver one of the greatest(and simplest) innovations in sustainable technologies.  Within the past week, officials have released over 96 million black plastic balls into the Los Angeles Reservoir. What for? These roughly 4-inch diameter black … Continue reading

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Riparian buffers essential to water quality

While researching for my Wetlands course, I came across some published scientific literature on the topic of the management of riparian buffers.  Initially I was looking for information on the process of improving water quality via filtration by aquatic plants within … Continue reading

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When it comes to droughts, California is not alone

California is not alone — Washington has joined the drought ranks. The severe drought conditions in the state of California are well-known in recent days.  It has only been a few weeks since Governor Jerry Brown issued his Executive Order, … Continue reading

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