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 Natural Awakenings Lancaster-Berks

Natural Awakenings Lancaster/Berks April 2021

Welcome to our April Issue


In addition to the digital edition found above, here are MORE articles found exclusively online…

Berks County Sustainable Energy Company Awarded Grant

The Met-Ed/Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund awarded a $340,000 grant to Solarflux Energy Technologies Inc., a Berks County company developing an innovative solar dish concentrator capable of delivering clean, inexpensive thermal energy for a wide range of applications.

Wise Words: Sheryl DeVore on Appreciating Wildlife & Nature                                   

The award-winning nature and wildlife writer talks about how climate change is disrupting migratory bird patterns, how the pandemic is making people appreciate forest preserves and parks, why small changes in backyard plants can help the environment and why, by saving endangered species, we can save ourselves.

Fit Body: Eco-Fitness                                                      

From donning Earth-friendly activewear to stretching on recycled yoga mats, both professional athletes and everyday people are increasingly working out with the planet in mind. That also can mean urging sports venues to go green, picking up trash while jogging and switching to a sustainable plant-based diet.

Birds like parrots and budgies are beloved as companion animals, appreciated for their intelligence, ability to delight and entertain, and their way of forming bonds with humans. They do require special foods, exercise and stimulation, but in return, they can actually snuggle.