Go Natural with Your Yard

Our yards are our outdoor homes: fun, beautiful, great spaces for relaxing. But in taking care of them, we often use water inefficiently, produce a lot of yard waste, and overuse chemicals that are bad for the environment and our families’ health. The good news is, by making some simple changes in how we care […]

Outdoor Activities

Simple Steps to Being an Eco-Friendly Boater offers boaters quick tips to reduce their carbon ‘wake’ CHICAGO (April 13, 2010) – As Earth Day approaches and marinas prepare for peak boating season around the country, now’s the time for boaters to gear up to ‘be green’ this summer. Choosing to be a responsible conservationist on the water not only positively impacts […]


Five Easy Steps to a Low Maintenance Eco-friendly Landscape

Gardening expert Melinda Myers provides a step-by-step plan to transform your landscape while saving time, money and a natural resource It’s possible to create a beautiful landscape and be kind to the environment even with a busy schedule and while staying within budget.  “All it takes is a bit of planning and a few low […]