June 14, 2013 - 12:04pm
Bernheim Forest offers discovery days for kids, moonlit hikes, and more this summer.
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is on my summer bucket list for my family to check out this summer.
March 22, 2013 - 9:00am
Turn your lights off this weekend in tandem with millions of others to bring attention to the environment and sustainability issues.
This Saturday, March 23, at 8:30 p.m., millions of like-minded people around the world will participate in Earth Hour. Started by the World Wildlife Fund, Earth Hour is one hour that on the same day everyone turns off their lights in order to focus on protecting the environment, conserving...
June 20, 2012 - 12:08pm
Ever heard of pollution-free grass cutting?
This article appeared in the May issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit loumag.com.“The mowing season didn’t start with a bang,” Sean Fawbush says. “It started with an explosion.” He’s not kidding. The 40-year-old’s lawn service,...
January 11, 2012 - 6:33pm
None of this means, however, that Fischer’s appointment of a sustainability czar is anything other than a silly and wasteful act of leftist symbolism. “Sustainability” is a neo-Marxian buzzword for an expansion of governmental control over private market decision-making, in an effort to stem a non-existent “ecological crisis.”
Louisville’s new mayor, Greg Fischer, delivered today on one of his main campaign promises: He appointed Louisville Metro Government’s first Director of Sustainability. And, no, it wasn’t Jackie Green; it was a woman named Maria Koetter.
December 8, 2011 - 2:32pm
The so-called "green revolution" is spreading, and even the world of visual art is working to become more environmentally sustainable. Teens can learn more about the fire arts and their carbon footprint at a free class being offered by the Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany.
Fire is the classical element that is perhaps most closely associated with the idea of creativity. In ancient times, Hesiod wrote about Prometheus, who stole fire from Zeus and bequeathed it to mankind. Since then, it has come to signify both the means by which man survives (as it provides...