Lawn Mowers, Cabbages and Kings

Elizabeth Griffin June 10, 2008 11:53 AM
Hi All, The recent discussions on this topic exemplify rather well how even a band of guys with their hearts in the right place are easily stymied when it comes to facing the…

Riding Lawn Mowers

Linda Schell Gravenhurst June 01, 2008 07:38 AM
Can anyone advise me a manufacturer who makes a riding lawnmower which is environmentally friendly and easy on fuel? I have seen the push mowers. We have a lot of grass and are r…

Push Mowers vs. Ride on Mowers

Sally Steele Bridgewater April 21, 2008 06:48 PM
Hi there Does anyone know of any studies that compare the GHG emissions of various lawn mowers? How does a ride on mower with a bigger engine compare with a smaller, two stro…

Keeping Land in CRP

Anne Lewis Pierre March 18, 2008 10:27 AM
Is anyone else working on keeping land in CRP and out of ag production? Subscribe to the SD Discovery Center's newsletters at: …

Master Gardener Like Sustainable Building Advisor Programs

director February 13, 2008 03:08 PM
I am interested in finding out if there are any programs already developed along the lines of the Master Gardener Program for sustainable energy. The targeted audience is homeowne…

Gas, Electric and Hand Mowing Compared

mhuxtable February 10, 2008 12:55 PM
Gas, electric and hand mowing compared 1. Weight of mower Gas 60 to 100 lbs impossible to lift Electric 30 lb too heavy for me Push 18 lb or less - easy to lift and…

Mulching Mower Rebates

apickard February 06, 2008 05:10 PM
Hi, I am looking for comments on rebate programs for mulching lawn mowers to help reduce grass clippings going to the landfill. I am wondering if anywhere has tried this befo…

Saving Money with Organic Lawn Care?

Karen Bates Essex Jct. February 01, 2008 03:30 PM
Has anyone done a calculation to show that organic lawn care could be cheaper or at least not more expensive than traditional lawn care? I've heard it's more expensive, but I've g…

Estimating Carbon Emissions Associated with Water Pumping

lbbudd January 19, 2008 11:36 AM
As part of our large turf landscape audits, I am including ROIs on smart upgrades as an incentive to participate. I would also like to show potential carbon emissions reductions c…

Sustainability Policy Development Help Needed

Billie-Gwen T. Russell Olympia, WA December 13, 2007 01:42 PM
The Wa State Parks and Recreation Commission have asked staff to develop a policy that addresses sustainability. Below I have posted the resolution they passed this fall, also (pa…

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