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Kaara Kallen
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A response from Starbucks
A while ago I wrote to Starbucks about their use of throw-away materials and the lack of composting and even recycling at many sites. I got a letter back, almost immediately, actually. Chris Johnson (via US Fish & Wildlife HQ) CC 2.0 Dear Kaara,   Thank you...

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From buckthorn jungle to oak savannah
Another day cutting buckthorn, this time at Forest Glen, a site new to me, and new to restoration. The buckthorn are so big here they are trees, big, thick trees. The goal is to turn the place back into prairie, rolling into oak savannah. I'm so excited! As...

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Stewardship day at Labagh
Saturday was another stewardship day Saturday cutting buckthorn, this time at LaBagh Woods.  The group was large and included a crew of diligent kids from Curie High.  Most of the buckthorn was fairly small—w e used loppers and hacksaws. No chainsaw crew on...

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A letter to Starbucks
I read this concise and useful post about ways to reduce plastic, and it led me back to a refrain that repeats often in my head: Why does Starbucks continue to produce so much garbage? Starbucks is an excellent corporate citizen, treating its staff and supp...

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