Shepherd Showcases Tip-To-Tail Tack with Sheep

Shepherd Showcases Tip-To-Tail Tack with Sheep

https://vimeo.com/261001481   MIDDLEBURG, VA - Shepherds like Franny Kransteiner of Gum Tree Farms have embraced a tip-to-tail, birth-to-death philosophy when it comes to their sheep, as more and more people have begun to search for more fulfilling lifestyles. Her...

Shepherd Showcases Tip-To-Tail Tack with Sheep

https://vimeo.com/261001481   MIDDLEBURG, VA - Shepherds like Franny Kransteiner of Gum Tree Farms have embraced a tip-to-tail, birth-to-death philosophy when it comes to their sheep, as more and more people have begun to search for more fulfilling lifestyles. Her...

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There’s fish in them there hills: Raising salmon in W.V.

There’s fish in them there hills: Raising salmon in W.V.

WASHINGTON - On the boarder of West Virginia and Maryland, roughly 75 miles from Washington, D.C., researchers are raising salmon from egg to harvest. Led by The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute, the Spring Hill Salmon project is the first land-based salmon...

Hundreds of Mayors Protest Trump Killing Clean Power Plan

Hundreds of Mayors Protest Trump Killing Clean Power Plan

WASHINGTON - While the Trump administration has made deregulation a priority, some of the anticipated public health consequences are stunning – and unpopular among many local politicians. Hundreds of mayors united this week, signing a letter opposing President Donald...

Devastated by Hurricane, St. Martin Looks to Rebuild By Late 2018

WASHINGTON – St. Martin, one of the Caribbean islands ravaged by a hurricane last month, aims to restore its economy by late 2018, according to the Dutch ambassador to the United States. “Everything I hear is that we’re going to lose this tourist season,” Ambassador...

Bridging the skills gap, one solar panel at a time

Solar Works DC is a new partnership between the city and the nonprofit GRID Alternatives that trains workers for solar jobs. Many of the participants come from Washington’s poorest areas, and over the next three years will be paid to install solar panels on 100,000 low-income homes.

DC’s Stinky Triple Corpse Flower Bloom Draws Thousands

Washington’s hot, humid summer has certainly caused those in the nation’s capital to sweat it out, but it’s just what the city’s three corpse flowers — which bloom with a violent stench — needed. The largest of the three super-sized, super-stinky blooms at the U.S. Botanic Garden began blooming Saturday night, and the other two are expected to bloom this week.

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