Photo and story by Vince Bushell You can’t make everybody happy. The common good should determine resource management. Resources include public land and water, and public finance. Science is not opinion. Some aspects of best use in the public arena are opinion. The above aphorisms are criteria I use to make a judgement on […]
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“There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.” -Aldo Leopold
Jon Bales is founder of a new Milwaukee organization, the Urban Aquaculture Center, dedicated to demonstrating how urban fish production can become a sustainable foodproducing industry. Milwaukee has an unprecedented opportunity to remove itself from its rustbelt city image and move in a purposeful direction using a new set of tools. It can do this […]
Try as we will to ignore them, there are some problems that just won’t go away. We’re running out of oil and our climate is changing. The way we produce our food in this country is becoming increasingly unsustainable. Change is going to happen. Our only choice in the matter is whether we choose to […]
Q: You wrote about compact fluorescents previously, but what about the big, long fluorescent lightbulbs? Can we recycle those at our local hazardous waste drop off too?