The Overstory by Richard Powers – a Book Review

By Mary Ratcliff, OLWC Board Member, and Volunteer The Overstory is, first of all, a story of trees. It is the story of the impact of humans on trees and the impact of trees on humans. Humans are an integral part of the story like the outcast biologist who discovers...

Fallen Leaves Find a Way Home

By Sharon Hawley, OLWC Volunteer My yards have always allowed me to “dispose” of leaves without banishing them offsite.  I didn’t set out intentionally to make it so – but rather somewhat backed into behaviors that I now accept as a good way to handle the annual...