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Wayward Weed Killer Splits Farm Communities, Harms Wildlife

7 Oct


Dicamba exposure “affect things that people are not even aware of,” he says. “It affects the butterflies, and all pollinators. But all of these insects are in the environment for a reason, and they all have to be sustained for everything to work as it should.”

Read the Full Article At NPR News


Howl-o Memes!

18 Sep



Ozark Hellbender In Helluva Jam

15 Sep

Read more about the Ozark Hellbender

The Ozark Hellbender is in trouble. IMG_1382
What can you do?
If you catch a hellbender while fishing, simply cut the line near the head and release it back into the river. The hook will rust away in a matter of weeks.

Join a local Stream Team, a volunteer organization that brings people together to clean, care for, and monitor rivers.

If you canoe or fish, keep your rivers and lakes clean by leaving no waste behind.

Keep pollutants out of watersheds by minimizing use of pesticides and properly disposing of household toxic waste.

Lovejoy (green comet mix)

26 Aug

Lovejoy (Green Comet Mix)imageDouglys’ rendition of a Traditional Swedish Melody.

I call my version Lovejoy because that comet was passing overhead as I recorded it.

Enjoy in Goode health!😎🌀🐾

Fundraising Underway for New Roof at The Neosho Carver Schoolhouse

14 Aug

Carver Schoolhouse Roof Donated

UPDATE!!!  Phillip Camerer Roofing in Neosho has generously offered, to replace the roof at the Neosho 1872 Schoolhouse, aka 1872 Carver School.


Carver Birthplace Association in co-operation with the Community Foundation of the Ozarks has started a fundraising effort to raise $8,000 to replace the roof on the Neosho Carver Schoolhouse. The Schoolhouse has been placed on the National Historic Preservation list.

Carver trivia: Mariah Watkins, who housed Carver while at the Neosho MO school, was later the nanny of Thomas Hart Benton, “America’s First Great Painter.”

The Twins

10 Aug

I believed then – in a deep, easy way that is impossible for me as an adult – that there was more to this world than meets the eye. Trees had spirits; the wind spoke. If you followed a toad or a raven deep into the heart of the forest, they were sure to lead you to something magical.

Jennifer McMahon

Remembering our amigo Bill Hollweg

7 Jul


Lothar Tuppen and Jeff Billard joins Jack to look back at the first of this special season of the best of Bill Hollweg beginning with a double feature including “X-Minus One’s The 7th Victim” and the first episode of “Amity- Dark Waters” all with the thanks of Broken Sea Audio and Howl-O for the music!