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the chest popping sage grouse and you

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the chest popping sage grouse and you

cuffing season is on the way and this bird's mating dance helps to protect YOU and over 300 animal and plant species in Western US. groups of male SAGE GROUSE meet in the same exact place every year, known as a LEK, to perform this chest bouncing dance to convince a female grouse he's worth mating with. because the location of the lek never changes over years, sage grouses have become an INDICATOR SPECIES, the sage grouse's good health indicates that species of animals and plants within it's ECOSYSTEM are also in good health. the sage grouse and many of its...

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5 tips for choosing the best water bottle for your life

5 tips for choosing the best water bottle for your life

choosing the right reusable water bottle for you, really depends on your lifestyle. water bottles are an investments (ranging from $10 to upward $80), and so, getting the right one on the first buy is important. and since we've been around the reusable water bottle block for some time, and also spent money on many bottles that didn't work for my lifestyle, here are five things to consider when choosing the best water bottle.  material if you are clumsy, you might not want a glass bottle. and if you are a zero waste enthusiasts you don't want a plastic water bottle. as...

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the general store debut

the general store debut

on the summer solstice 2020, Fort Negrita debuted the GENERAL STORE as a pop-up community store. The General Store encourages a non-extractive, environmentally-friendly lifestyle by supplying products made with much integrity, function, and style. the pop-up store featured items from Rooted Plants & Tings (plants and home decor), The Greenhouse Botanicals Co. (herbal tinctures), Mystic Roots (herbal salves and handmade sage sticks), and Tia Haynes (artwork). we are excited to LAUNCH the GENERAL STORE ONLINE on our site, where you can now purchase items from partnering small businesses. visit the SHOP NOW. 

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intro to the beach bum life

intro to the beach bum life

do you remember the first time you met the ocean? did you exclaim “i love this place!” and get a helping hand from your aunties? was there a desire to get buried in the sand and to bury others? did you collect seashells and let the water kiss your feet? what do you remember about your first time at the beach?

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songs abt climate change playlist

songs abt climate change playlist

happy earth month custodians! it's time to get ya mind right to protect and revitalize our ol' girl earth; she's 8 billion years old! this playlist, mixed by @chelxatl and brought to you by @fortnegrita, includes 18+ dedicated "songs abt climate change" and after you listen, we want you to be motivated and committed to living more gently on the planet. the playlist will start off kinda sad, mad and depressive, but we will get to the nice and easy, optimistic parts toward the end, so hold on til the end for momma earth.  you can listen to "songs abt climate change" on spotify, apple...

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