Posted on April 26, 2015 by iwilder
Just heard the news that there was a brush fire at Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve today, Saturday, April 25th. I am not sure if the fire was related to the way the Edge Wood Preserve is managed. Though, the crisis of a fire might be a good time to reflect on the value of […]
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Posted on March 21, 2015 by iwilder
A Celebration of the vision and legacy of Thomas Berry that lives in our hearts and our work and The Earth Community as One Community of Life
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Posted on May 7, 2014 by iwilder
The Green Party of Rhode Island is seeking to create a five-state alliance of Green parties (MA-RI-CT-NY-NJ) to STOP the proposed Algonquin Pipeline expansion.
Filed under: 3rd party, activism, Ecology, Environment, Global Warming, Green Party | Tagged: climate change, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, new jersey, new york, Rhode Island, Spectra Energy | Leave a Comment »
Posted on April 22, 2014 by iwilder
Libraries are the most American of institutions: community-based, democratic, pull-yourself-up by your own gathering places.
Filed under: Books, buy local, Ecology, film, local, sustainability | Tagged: Ben Franklin, community, libraries | Leave a Comment »
Posted on April 15, 2014 by iwilder
Posted on March 6, 2014 by iwilder
“Petroleum, Poetry and Peace: The Exploration for Ecological Hope, Economic Justice and A Sense of Place” with Margie Swedish and The Peace Poets.
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Posted on February 4, 2014 by kwilder
Are you thinking about Valentine’s Day gifts? Or, about sparkling up your own winter wardrobe? If so, please stop by our shop, Wilderside Jewelry, on Etsy. Why did The Wilders open a vintage jewelry shop? We love the environment. And, choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle […]
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Posted on September 29, 2013 by iwilder
Attend the upcoming Global Frackdown in Long Beach! Global Frackdown 2–There is an important rally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM on the Long Beach boardwalk. Many groups and individuals concerned about our threatened environment are coming together to urge a ban on fracking and a halt to the misguided plan to build a LNG facility […]
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Posted on July 29, 2013 by iwilder
Jen Chapin will perform songs from her new album Reckoning on August 9, 2013 at Grounds and Sounds Café, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook.
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Posted on July 12, 2013 by kwilder
Earthquakes are evidently enough to shake people up. “Fracking” is trending on Yahoo. Below is the current news, and some previous onthewilderside warnings that hydraulic fracturing to find natural gas causes earthquakes. (Also, a video to remind Long Islanders that we can get earthquakes, too.) (excerpt from) Reuters Study raises new concern about earthquakes and […]
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Posted on July 7, 2013 by iwilder
The art exhibit and installation we experienced is called “summer of love: found & lost, a project – indoors and out.
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Posted on June 1, 2013 by iwilder
Fracking Call/Empire Energy update: Today, 6/13/2013, received another robocall from this group. The speaker claimed to be an environmental advocate and mother who wants fracking. Egads! We received the above robocall voicemail from the Empire Energy Forum which makes the false claim that fracking has caused “no instance of ground water contamination”. Then, we received […]
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