|How Listening to Trees Can Help Reveal Nature’s Connections|
Yale Environment 360 - 8/24/2017. By Diane Toomey - In his latest book, David George Haskell focused on 12 individual trees across the globe, from the Amazon to the streets of Manhattan. It gave him, he says in a Yale e360 interview, a profound sense of the complex networks that sustain life.
|Herbert William “Sam” Birch|
The Lincoln County News - 8/23/2017. Herbert William “Sam” Birch, 84, passed away after a long illness on Aug. 17 in Coopers Mills.
|Pingree, New England Congressional leaders work to assist dairy farmers|
Penobscot Bay Pilot - 8/23/2017. Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and more than two dozen federal lawmakers from across New England sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting that dairy milk be designated as an agricultural commodity eligible for Federal Crop Insurance and that the Risk Management Agency (RMA) to develop additional insurance products for dairy farmers.
|Walmart Just Opened an Organic Fast Food Restaurant|
Food & Wine - 8/23/2017. By Melissa Locker - Walmart has sold a lot of surprising items, like butter-flavored olive oil and Valentine’s Day beef jerky, but perhaps one of the most surprising things the chain sells (at least to those who don't frequent the chain) is a whole lot of organic groceries.