Betsy Burdette, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

Conservation Corner - Betsy Burdett

Managing forests to maximize benefits and renewability

Everything we consume comes from the earth. Some consumables are easily stored while others perish or dissipate quickly. Some consumables are renewable over days, months, ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Monday, October 31, 2022 2:42 pm

Conservation Corner - Betsy Burdett

What am I supposed to do?

In my last Conservation Corner, I told you that this month I’d come up with some positive actions that we can all take in order ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Friday, September 30, 2022 11:13 am

Conservation Corner - Betsy Burdett

You snooze, you lose

Every month I struggle with finding a topic for my column, yet I always come up with something, usually based on something that happened in ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Thursday, September 1, 2022 8:00 am

Conservation Corner - Betsy Burdett

God created the Earth

Once again I will bring up my mother, and the things that she taught me as a child. As you might imagine, I was not ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Wednesday, July 27, 2022 10:41 am

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Let’s put on our rabbit eyes

I’ll begin this column by telling you about one of the lessons I learned from the 22 summers spent at Camp Glen Arden. When our ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Monday, June 27, 2022 10:04 am

Conservation Corner - Betsy Burdett

Property rights stop (and start) at the property line

We live in a time when nearly all of us feel over-regulated by some ‘higher’ authority when it comes to what we can or cannot ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 12:57 pm

Conservation Corner - Betsy Burdett

Making connections for the common good

Many years ago, when our son John was about 10 years old (he’s 43 now!), I went to Camp Grier in Old Fort where he ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Friday, April 29, 2022 12:53 pm

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A sense of wonder

Many years ago I read Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring, and then re-read a copy of the book loaned to me by Chuck Hearon. When ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Tuesday, March 29, 2022 8:00 am

Columnists

We get what we give

At some time in our lives we have all experienced an “aha” moment, when a reality or truth pops into our consciousness that has been ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Saturday, February 26, 2022 8:00 am

Columnists

You are here for a reason

I just finished reading a book named Hegemony or Survival, written nearly 20 years ago by Noam Chomsky. The book is excellent, but not an ... Read more

by Betsy Burdette, Tuesday, January 25, 2022 12:31 pm

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