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Peggy Tarr: April is International Black Women’s Heritage Month

Peggy Tarr: April is International Black Women’s Heritage Month

A proclamation for April to be Black Women’s Heritage Month was made in 2016 by the Atlanta City Council. This proclamation was brought about by the efforts of one African American woman, Sha Battle, an information technology consultant. Battle expanded this April focus to become the International Black Women’s Heritage Month, to include all women of African descent. (see Baucemag.com) Even though the timing was coincidental, African American Katanji Brown Jackson was confirmed as a…

Guest essay: Bird feeders and bird flu

Guest essay: Bird feeders and bird flu

Confusion reigns over whether it is safe for people to keep bird feeders going amid the current crisis about avian flu, also known as bird flu. Evanston North Shore Bird Club has received questions requesting advice about whether to take down feeders. Based on current data and information, if you are feeding only songbirds, it is safe to keep feeding birds. Bird flu affects shorebirds and waterbirds such as ducks, geese, terns, gulls and raptors…

Guest essay: The past, present and future of Evanston’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan

What better way to mark Earth Month than to renew a commitment to Evanston’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan (CARP)?  CARP will be the topic of a special order of business at the City Council meeting on Monday, April 25. Cara Pratt, Evanston’s Sustainability Coordinator, will provide an update on the plan’s implementation so far. Like the rest of the world, Evanston is affected by climate change, and every Evanston resident has a stake in the…

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