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Extremely Recycled: Water in OC

April 4, 2014 • 2014, April 2014, Community, Environment, TechnologyComments (0)

Orange County takes water that is flushed, rinsed, or otherwise dumped from your home, and serves it back up as drinking water. It’s real. It’s gnarly. And it’s awesome. Ponder this for a moment: we have the same amount of water on this planet as we always have. It merely moves locations and changes form. [&hellip...

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Sustainability, Hands-On: The Ecology Center of San Juan Capistrano

April 4, 2014 • 2014, April 2014, Community, Environment, People & ProfilesComments (0)

As beautiful as they are, the long days of spring and summer bring a particular awareness of the newly awakened world around us, and too, all that must be done to keep it fresh, nourishing, and beautiful for our kids and the generations to follow. But how?...

Modern Children, Ancient Ways: Children Learn Stone Age Skills in Present Day OC

April 4, 2014 • 2014, April 2014, Big Kids, Community, Environment, People & Profiles, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

You can go traipsing through any of Orange County’s regional parks and not realize how much you’re missing. The dirt paths that are carved into the hillsides guide you through an oasis, but also wind you right past edible plants, energy-cleansing foliage,...