Hot Off the Wire — Earth Day 2021 Special

Our Earth


As the world returns to normal, we can’t go back to business-as-usual.

April 20-22

The Plan:
Three Days of Climate Action

Earth Day Poster 2021. Red, radiating Earth held in horns of an elk.

Washington Post. Protecting Our Planet.
Click to enlarge — Back to Return


100% BY 2030

1. Renewable Electricity
2. Electric Vehicles
3. Regenerative Agriculture

With Enforcement Tied To
Corporate Tax Deductions.
(This makes it fit in the budget!)

Regional Actions

Earth Day Bouquet
Delivery by Bicycle
April 22nd 2021

Show your Earth Hero
that you care

You must order before
Tuesday at midnight.

Click to enlarge

Other SisterLand Farms Projects

We worked directly with the county to administer vaccines at Food Not Bombs’ community lunch.

We recently won the Tilth Grant and will be adding a rainwater catchment system to our historic barn.

We’re raising money for the Dolly Parton Learning Garden, slated to open to the public in spring of 2022.

We have 6 spots in our [fruit, veg, flowers, and forageables] Community Supported Agriculture program that are still open.

Orcas Need Salmon. Mother and baby Orcas.

Please call and write Washington State’s U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell today.

Latest case updates in their work confronting the climate crisis
— Western Environmental Law Center

Join the free Zoom Conference
Friday, April 23 | 10 am PT

Can you ask Rep. Kilmer and Sens. Murray and Cantwell to co-sponsor the Keep It in the Ground Act today?

You can save the Snake River. A bend in the river from above.

Support salmon, justice, and clean energy in the Pacific Northwest
— Washington Environmental Council

National Actions

Local/Regional News

National/International News

How Microfishing Took the Angling World by (Very Small) Storm

Around the world, fishers are embracing tiny quarry. Is microfishing a celebration of biodiversity or a sign of collapse?
— Hakai Magazine

Waves of Abandonment — Grist

New Mexico and Texas struggle to police serge of zombie oil wells

Decaying oil tanks with large rusted holes, making the tank look like a helmet with eyes.
Decaying tanks – Click to enlarge
By Tomas Musicionico

National Newsletters

A daily newsletter by Grist


We could certainly slow the aging process down
if it had to work its way through Congress.

– Will Rogers

Yarns from the Farm blog.
Nan Bray sitting with her shepherd dog, in front of her sheep and hillside in Tasmania, AU.

A note to my Yarns from the Farm Readers—I’ve started another series for our local newspaper on biodiversity…”

Cheers, Nan

View the Biodiversity Series
View A Climate Basics Series

Cover of A Sand County Almanac. Drawing of a waterfowl in a marsh.

4. Thinking Like a Mountain

“Aldo Leopold argued eloquently for the idea of human obligation to maintain the health of the land through what he called a conservation land ethic—the concept that land is to be loved and respected.”

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