May 2011 Blog Posts (6)

The Age of Man

 

During my many enjoyable years teaching vertebrate zoology at ETSU, I would always end my lecture on the evolution of the vertebrates by saying we had now entered a unique stage in the history of life on Earth – The Age of Man.  I would then go on and point out that we have long been used to referring to various Ages of -- (Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, etc.) but there has never before been a time that only ONE species was the dominant biological force on…

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Added by Jerry W Nagel on May 30, 2011 at 10:43am — 4 Comments

Changes

Soaring, graceful mountains

              touch the sky

Filled with glaciers ,

                         and morraine

And Changes

They have survived fire, and ice

Made and echoed many sounds

Since cataclysmic forces hurled them

                                              through the ground

They have known

                               Beauty

                                   …

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Added by Creel Allen Pickel, Jr. on May 26, 2011 at 8:10am — No Comments

Warren Wilson makes Green College Honor Roll

Way to go, Warren Wilson! 

Maybe we should take a field trip to check out one of the top 18 green colleges in the US. 

We have contacts over in the Asheville area, and they're only alittle over an hour away.

Check out the Princeton Review at  http://www.princetonreview.com/green-honor-roll.aspx

 

 

Added by Mark McCalman on May 24, 2011 at 10:05pm — No Comments

Who Cares?

(Below is most of a blog of the same title posted on by Earle Holland in Research News at Ohio State, but I've added a slightly different ending.)

Quoting Earle:

"Among those who do science (as well as those of us who cheer from the sidelines) the loss of public interest in recent years robs the…

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Added by Carol Landis on May 19, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Milligan Community Garden

Around twenty of us from Emmanuel School of Religion, Milligan College, and the Hopwood Christian Church are growing a community garden this year.  A local resident graciously allowed us to use her garden site and we're busy planting, weeding, and enjoying the work.  We have grown many of our plants from seed, and are using many heirloom varieties.  Stop by and check it out.  If there is anyone in our area who would like to participate, be sure to let us know.  Here… Continue

Added by Timothy W. Ross on May 16, 2011 at 9:05am — 2 Comments

5 ways to lower your food-print, & more!

 interesting info from Interfaith Power & Light, for Earth Month (well, how about the month after Earth Month)? 

 

How about "Be Another Person of Faith for Clean Air"?

 

...and some sample sermons on…

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Added by Carol Landis on May 16, 2011 at 1:15am — No Comments

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