Conservation Corner – Betsy Burdett

Agricultural development vs. economic development

It has been more than a month since Lynn Sprague asked me to think about writing a Conservation Corner about agricultural development in the context ... Read more

Making tough decisions

Sometimes it is hard to make the right decision. This is true on an individual level as well as on a larger, group or corporate ... Read more

Link between getting outdoors and healthcare

I subscribe to a forestry publication called the NCWoodlands Review. The review is rarely more than four pages long, and it comes out only four ... Read more

What is meaningful work?

On a recent Sunday, after lighting the advent candle, the people’s response was “Today we give thanks for all who do work that’s considered the ... Read more

We’ve got to feel it

Last week I separated my two horses for a few days, putting one at the pasture down the road and leaving the other here at ... Read more

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