I’m super excited to be one of the authors contributing to Holiday House’s Books for a Better Earth collection! There’s lots of information out there about how bad things are, environmentally speaking. But there isn’t much about what people can
Surfing electrons create the northern lights
The flickering glow of the northern and southern lights is known around the world. They occur when electrons from the sun’s solar wind run into Earth’s magnetic field. But in order to build up enough energy to release light, those
Listen to millions of monarchs
What sound does a butterfly make? With it’s delicate wings, not a whole lot–until you get millions of them together in one place. Most monarchs migrate to Mexico for the winter. There, they huddle in trees at night and flit
New outdoor classroom–now in!
Here it is, the culmination of something I have poured my heart and soul into for the past two years: the outdoor classroom is in! I applied for the main grant for this space two years ago. That school year,
Big project underway!
It’s been a long, crazy few months, but I am very excited about a project I’ve been heading up: my kids’ school is getting a spectacular sustainable outdoor classroom. The schools is one of 30 in Nebraska that is part
Turning waste into clean transportation. Check it out: The world’s first poo-powered bus! Engineers believe the GENeco Bio-Bus offers a sustainable alternative to public transportation. That’s because it runs on biomethane captured from the breakdown of human sewage and food