Margaret Hartley's Greenpoint
by Margaret Hartley


A Daily Gazette community blog
Ideas on greener living
Monday, Jan. 20, 2014

Trusting the water

We don’t worry about what comes out of the tap — until a catastrophe
Monday, Jan. 13, 2014

Outside in the cold

The animals aren’t whining, unlike the humans
Monday, Jan. 6, 2014

Rabbits in the snow

Wild rabbits forage for food as indoor relatives live well
Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

Starting the new year

Maybe making New Year’s resolutions isn’t the dumbest thing to do
Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

An abundance of snowy owls

The tundra dwellers always come south for the winter, but this year there are more than usual
Monday, Dec. 9, 2013

Old Christmas tree lights refuse to burn out

I plan to replace the incandescent tree lights with LEDs, if they would ever die
Monday, Dec. 2, 2013

Savoring the dark

It’s getting harder to see the night sky
Monday, Nov. 25, 2013

Holiday stress remedy: Spend less

Like most Americans, most of the people in my family already have too much stuff.
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013

Homemade exfoliants can reduce plastic waste

Keep your beauty products out of lakes and oceans
Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

Moose spotting

Warmer winters aid parasites that prey on moose population

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