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State politicians visit UMass crop, animal research center

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Local legislators visited the UMass Crop and Animal...

Ask a Local Master Gardener: How to start a compost pile

Q: How do I start a compost pile? I’ve decided it’s time to make one....

Earth Matters: Want to save the Earth? Start at home with a land trust

Looking back at last month’s youth-led Global Climate Strikes, and my own...

Raising green beef: How cattle, dairy farmers are becoming environmentally friendly

Methane, a greenhouse gas, gets turned into electricity at Barstow’s...

Guest column Jack Clarke: Where’s the sense of urgency?

It’s been almost 300 days since state Sen. Marc Pacheco, chairman of...

Down to Earth with Naila Moreira: Native mussels, ‘ecosystem engineers,’ return to rivers

On the muddy bank of the Ware River, University of Massachusetts graduate...

Northampton sets greener path for energy use

NORTHAMPTON — A new city policy aims to get Northampton closer to...

Activists mark gas leaks in Easthampton, citing environmental and safety concerns

EASTHAMPTON — A group of activists spent Sunday labeling the sites of...

Fall river cleaning

A picture is worth 1,000 words, the old adage goes. It is with this in mind...

Talk to discuss fall gardening tips to help bees, butterflies survive winter

GREENFIELD — Winter is coming and as the frost begins to linger, bees and...

‘Sustainability deserves to be beautiful’: Easthampton resident creates alternative to plastic wrap

EASTHAMPTON — As lightweight and versatile materials, plastics have...

Earth Matters: A living, breathing yard with native plants

After years of dabbling in gardening, I still don’t consider myself a...

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