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Earth

Fighting stress with Shinrin-yoku “Forest bathing”

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Stress is ever present in current society, both personal stress and workplace stress contribute to the well documented link, between stress and chronic conditions.   The most recent data available from...

Earth

PDF edition of Grand Actions enviro-magazine available here

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Most smart phones, tablets and laptop computers can read PDF documents. If you are in the minority- email: contentproducer@thesilo.ca for standard document versions. Click here to READ the current GRAND...

Earth

Our Wildlife: The (Canadian) American Bullfrog

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            The American Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana -CP)  is the largest of all North American frogs. They can be  found in freshwater ponds, lakes and marshes ...

Earth

Nature’s Calling Calendar of Events for 2013

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                Join Us to Celebrate EARTH DAY Backus Heritage Conservation Area Saturday, April 20th, 12 – 3 P.M. Earth day is dedicated to...

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Acupuncture- Yin and Yang found everywhere in nature

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Acupuncture, a word that literally means, “puncture with needle”, has been practiced around the world for over 2500 years. The historical origins of acupuncture are rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine,...

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Sandy Survivor Shares Story with Silo

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Dear Silo- I live in Jackson, N.J., about 10 miles inland, and did not get the devastating storm surge from Hurricane Sandy. And yet, I have never experienced such a...

Culture

Make a prairie and say NO to a land without life

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So make a prairie…Last spring I did some work recording for Statistics Canada. The job required door-to-door visits to all the homes in a designated area, interesting because I had...