Neighborhood Greening

Dedicated to Community Environmental Education and Stewardship

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Harnessing the spirit of residents, schools, places of worship, organizations, and businesses to create a greener community.

Featured Articles from The Butterfly Effect Journal

Notice Nature Everywhere

You know this is lichen.  You’ve seen it everywhere your entire life. That’s because there are over 14,000 species of lichen in the world. Yet, what do you know about lichen? Here’s a secret: it’s one of the most fascinating organisms on Earth. And you’ve barely noticed it. (more…)

A Pollinator Health Food Banquet. By Dave Crawford.

“Native flowers are absolutely the best food source for native pollinators, and the pollinators know it. (more…)

What We Plant Matters: Reimagining Our Yards as a Butterfly Haven

Throughout the millennia, the astounding beauty of the butterfly has inspired the imagination, the arts, literature, and poetry. Attracting these magnificent creatures into our own yards requires three basic ingredients: larval host plants, nectar plants, and sheltering habitat. (more…)

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