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The Lawn Ideal

MPAC’s Executive Director Ruth Kerzee discusses how to build a strong and healthy lawn from start to finish. A beautiful lawn is like cultivating a new idea.  It takes the right ingredients, maintenance, and time.  To start, you need a solid foundation of facts and information before elevating the glimmer of an idea into action.

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Fighting Enemies, Cultivating Active Educators in 2017

MPAC’s Ryan Anderson calls for an all-hands-on-deck effort to eliminate pesticide misuse in 2017. The MGG Forum’s active education approach builds the foundation. 2017 started with the worst possible news for us.  On January 2nd in Amarillo, Texas four children died in their trailer home from the misuse of the toxic pesticide Aluminum phosphide. The

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Satisfying Demand, Reducing Supply: Caring for Grass in a Water-Stressed World

The US residential sector uses more than nine billion gallons of water per day on landscapes and turf grass. MPAC’s Ryan Anderson investigates options to quench your lawn’s thirst while saving our earth’s most important natural resource. Welcome to August, summer’s victory tour following its peak in July.  High temperatures and uncertain rain patterns (though we’ve been

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Environmental Groups tout the importance of bees

Neonics, habitat loss, and climate change all contribute to the global decline of bee populations. While many place the blame on agriculture for the proliferation of these factors, our own lawns and gardens can, also, serve as dangerous spaces for bees and other pollinator species. On Thursday June 23rd, MPAC’s Program and Communications Manager Ryan Anderson

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