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Landscape with native plants

Conduct campaign to educate the public about reducing water consumption - for instance, the benefit of landscaping with native plants and creating lawns that use more ground cover and grasses that thrive in this climate. They require less water and fertilizer.

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GREEN AND LOCAL!

Create green initiatives for local business; foster local, organic farming and agriculture (why should a predominantly rural state be importing food from other states?!); and have more educational programs on healthy eating, cooking, and composting/recycling.

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Use facebook

At the AR Earth Day Festival someone suggested we: Utilize Facebook to spread the word about being environmentally responsible.

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What we do and you can too.

At my home, we are growing a fruit and vegetable garden. We sectioned off a 10 by 10 part of our yard, then planted onions, cabbage, melons, peas, squash, and other good stuff. Its small, but it works. On the other side of the yard, we bought then set up a retractable clothes line. On nice days, we hang our laundry out to dry. I use the dryer about half as often. I have found that once I get outside, I tend to stay there; ...more »

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Environment Teaching

Get schools and kids involved with the environment. They are the new generation that will be living on the Earth after we have gone. If we can educate more about being green in schools I think it might help!

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