The Whole Family Will Have Fun @The 2019 Louisville Earth Walk

Are you searching for new and different ways to connect with your family? Are you looking to find healthy activities in which the entire tribe can participate? Then the 2019 Louisville Earth Walk is just what you are looking for! Round up Grandma and Gramps, Auntie Jane and Uncle Buster, Cousins Hank, Tank, & Frank…

Fundraising for a Sustainable City – It’s Easy

Some of us are naturals when it comes to fundraising, and others feel terribly uncomfortable. For me, I am reminded of how I used to ask my father for money and all the anxiety that brought up. Nowadays my perspective has shifted as I’ve embraced the simple idea that matching up concerned people with resources,…

The Power of Walking

“In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir Earth Walk 2019 is a fundraiser to help organizations make our community a safer, healthier place for all residents but, according to recent research, it can also be a prescription for reducing stress and promoting mental as well as physical health!…

The Benefits of Nature Bathing

Scientist have discovered a miracle treatment that quickly lowers the levels of stress hormones, increases feelings of robustness, and boosts the immune system. This miracle treatment is affordable and has no adverse side effects. What is it? It is the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, or Forest Bathing, a cornerstone of preventative health care and healing…

Louisville Earth Walk: Creating A Climate of Hope

The most recent report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states “urgent and unprecedented” changes are needed within the next 12 years to limit the most severe risks from climate change. While the challenge is high, the future is hopeful. Louisville has taken many important steps to do its part. The Sustain…

Children Welcome: Louisville Earth Walk Nature Play Area

The 2018 Louisville Earth Walk will be fun for the whole family, but there is a special place for children and their parents at the LEW- the Children’s Nature Play area. Hosted by the Nature Rich Alliance of Louisville, the space will provide an opportunity for children to reduce their NDD, or Nature Deficit Disorder….

Earth day: A Blast from the past

Earth Day has always held a special place in my heart. When I had an opportunity to represent the Greater Louisville Sierra Club on the  planning committee for Louisville’s Earth Walk event, I didn’t hesitate to join. My most powerful memory of  Earth day was April 22, 1970, the very first one. My high school…