Jim Hines of the Sierra Club has written us about three proposed regulatory changes that affect the Endangered Species Act. “These [three actions] and other soon-to-be-coming regulations rollbacks are nothing more than part of a full scale effort by the Trump Administration to eliminate the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), an act which has worked just […]

via Thurs 9/13: The Endangered Species Act is endangered, in three acts. — INDIVISIBLE VENTURA


There is no longer any question that our planet is changing. Degradation of the world’s natural resources by humans is rapidly outpacing the planet’s ability to absorb the damage. Most studies show that human actions are causing insurmountable destruction to our planet Earth. How well do we, as individuals, understand both the far-reaching consequences of […]


This picture of a Sierra Nevada red fox was the first confirmed detection in Yosemite in nearly a century PHOTO BY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE “(T)hese bills go right at the key decision junctures in the act that protect species.” ~ Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity The Trump administration, of course, values […]

via Patricia Randolph’s Madravenspeak: Trump and Republicans work to gut the Endangered Species Act — Wisconsin Wildlife Ethic-Vote Our Wildlife

How to build a Monarch Butterfly corridor in your community…


In the coming weeks we’ll be showing you on these pages how to build a Monarch Butterfly Community in Your neighbourhood, by planting Milkweed on your property- or on your balcony garden, cultivating and ultimately releasing mature butterflies for their  long trip south, all fairly easily, all based upon the experiences of people who are successfully doing just this.

And, we will add other interesting blogs over time to show you how you can encourage your community to do similar things to assist these beautiful creatures in these difficult and harmful chemical times.

This 2015 video from the USA says about itself: Tell Bayer: Stop Killing Our Bees America’s bees are dying at some of the highest rates ever, struggling to survive a deluge of next-generation pesticides called “neonics” unleashed by multinational chemical giants like Monsanto, Syngenta and Bayer — the world’s largest manufacturer of these bee-killing chemicals. […]

via European Union neonicotinoid ban not enough for suburban bees — Dear Kitty. Some blog