MATT BURKHARTT File Photo Chautauqua Institution has implemented a Sustainable Shoreline Action Plan to guide ongoing efforts to maintain and improve
Pari Tuthill appreciates seeing the fruits of her labor — sometimes literally. “I don’t know who wouldn’t enjoy gardening,” said
While most Chautauquans were home for the winter, the gardens, landscapes, buildings and grounds staff and crews were busy continuing to make Chautauqua Institution a more sustainable community.
The word “weed” tends to have a bad connotation — for gardeners, that is. But according to master gardener Nancy Jager, weeds that sprout in people’s gardens are actually just wild plants. She will lead a gardening workshop called “Wild on Weeds” at 4:15 p.m. today in the Roger Tory Peterson Nature Classroom, where she will provide interesting tidbits on wild plants.
Though many people have heard about the local food movement, the local plant movement remains a little more obscure. Fredonia
Video by CAITIE MCMEKIN | Multimedia Editor Betsy Burgeson’s eyes sparkled. “I love this job,” she said. Chautauqua’s new supervisor of
BRIA GRANVILLE | Staff Photographer At top, sunset over the north basin of Chautauqua Lake. Above, lake advocates Doug and
Mark Baldwin, director of education for the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, will be giving a talk on the fossils of the Chautauqua-Allegheny region at 12:15 p.m. today in Smith Wilkes Hall.
After 39 years of teaching kindergarten and college students, Dave Anderson was ready to grab his tackle box, hang a “Gone Fishin’” sign on his door and spend some quality time on the creek.
Products and lifestyles that claim to be all-natural or organic have exploded in popularity, stretching from the healthiest foods to the softest clothing and the most earthy way to build a house. The claim that living “au naturel” is all-around healthier and less destructive than using manufactured goods and practices has been applied to virtually every facet of American modern life.