Community Corner: Konditorei Bakery & Cafe Works to Green Operations

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By Hadley DeBree Last year, Matt Robinson, Sun Valley’s Konditorei & Deli Manager, and several of his employees participated in the ERC’s 2016 Clean Sweep event in May. It was here that the ERC was introduced to the Konditorei’s “Grounds for Gardens” program – an effort to reduce the restaurant’s waste through giving away spent coffee grounds to individuals to … Read More

Office ManagerCommunity Corner: Konditorei Bakery & Cafe Works to Green Operations

Youth Education: Announcing the 19th Annual Spring Exploration Series

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By Alisa McGowan The 19th annual Spring Exploration Series is beginning on Wednesday, April 5. This will be my first time participating in the program and I could not be more excited. We have an incredible line-up scheduled! Participating organizations this year are the ERC, The Peregrine Fund, National Park Service’s Hagerman Fossil Beds, Working Dogs for Conservation, Zoo Idaho, … Read More

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Community Corner: The Advocates Work Toward Sustainability

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By Hadley DeBree Nearly one year ago, ERC staff visited with The Advocates to explore ways they could “green” their operations. Recently, we made a trip back to their office to see what changes they had made, and we were very happy to see some great improvements. The first action The Advocates took was to create a Green Team. The … Read More

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Science After School – Winter Tracking!

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By Alisa McGowan Another fun-filled session of Science After School (SAS) at Alturas Elementary School finished last week. Twelve excited and grateful students participated in the 6-week program. This session of SAS concentrated on winter tracking and each week of the program students learned a new method to identify animal tracks. They completed corresponding activities and projects to help master … Read More

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What’s with all the excess dog waste in the winter?

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By Alisa McGowan Have you noticed the abundant amounts of dog waste accumulating on local trails and roadsides this winter? I have and I am wondering, why? Maybe it is because it has been so chilly and taking our hands out of our cozy mittens to pick-up dog waste is unappealing, or because snowstorms have been so frequent that we … Read More

Office ManagerWhat’s with all the excess dog waste in the winter?