by Lynne Whitbeck | Oct 18, 2022 | Down to Earth, Grazing, Orchards, Rural Communities, Working with Nature
Coley Burgess didn’t intend to do regenerative agriculture, but a series of happy accidents led him down a path toward healthier trees, a herd of animals, virtually no chemical or tractor use––and a more enjoyable life for himself and his family.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Jun 7, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Farming, Grazing, Soil, Working with Nature
When Ryland Engelhart learned that restoring soil health was a key to reversing climate change, he became an advocate for regeneration –– resulting in a film that has been seen by over six million people in 26 languages.
by Lynne Whitbeck | May 24, 2022 | Agroforestry, Climate Change, Down to Earth, Grazing, Rangeland Science, Working with Nature
Trees are an important part of most ecosystems, and they can actually make a great contribution to agriculture by providing everything from shade to soil health, water retention, wind breaks, and marketable products.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Mar 29, 2022 | Down to Earth, Grazing, Ranching, Working with Nature
Landscapes evolved with animals and need animals to thrive. “Goatscaping” substitutes animals for machines and toxic chemicals to produce more resilient and healthy soil, plants, and even beneficial insect populations. They’re also incredibly cute.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Feb 22, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Grazing, Rangeland Science, Soil, Working with Nature
Cooling the earth’s climate is not just about cutting emissions––it’s about removing masses of carbon from the air. Karl Thidemann of Soil4Climate makes the case that the secret of sequestration is in the soil––with win-win benefits for ecosystems, nutrition, profitability, and community.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Jan 25, 2022 | Climate Change, Down to Earth, Farming, Grazing, Oceans, Racial Equity, Radical Center, Ranching, Rangeland Science, Rural Communities, Soil, Succession, Water, Working with Nature
The name of Pamela Tanner Boll‘s new film, To Which We Belong, comes from the great naturalist and conservationist Aldo Leopold, who understood the interconnection among all living beings, and the need to treat land with respect––and a deep sense of belonging.