Providing winter habitats in the garden

Most of the birds and some of the insects we find in the Washington, D.C. area migrate to warmer climates during the winter. However, many species stay in the DC Metro region throughout the year and must rely on a favorable habitat for food and shelter. Unfortunately, many natural areas are shrinking due to human development. As a result, gardening choices […]

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A Time and Space to Think-Cape Breton December 15, 2016 — The Steeper Climb

The importance of goal-setting and striving to be better – two ‘best practices’ for the coming new year!  Bravo to The Steeper Climb for encouraging us all to ask those ‘big’ questions this time of year.

Working near the table to set new goals for the Steeper Climb for 2017: Starting with more questions than answers: What did I learn in 2016? How can I add more value to the service I offer? How can I employ youth in a meaningful way? How can I provide services in other regions? What […]

via A Time and Space to Think-Cape Breton December 15, 2016 — The Steeper Climb