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 Natural Awakenings Lancaster-Berks

Natural Awakenings Lancaster/Berks May 2021

Welcome to our May Issue


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

May: GoingWild - Nature Observation Through the Seasons

By observing the natural systems around us, we can facilitate the rewilding of the ecosystems that surround us. Switching to using native plants boosts the health and carrying capacity of our beloved natural areas. Planting trees is still one of the most effective and easiest ways to mitigate climate change. Learn more about the local resources that are available to help facilitate the rewilding of our backyards, properties and wild spaces.

Fuel Fight: GasUtilities Knock Electric Appliances

As cities phase out the installation of gas lines in new buildings to cut down on methane emissions, gas utilities have been staging adversarial campaigns nationwide. But Americans realize that natural gas is a powerful contributor to climate change and source of air pollution and are moving forward with recommending changes that strengthen building codes.

On This Month's Cover

Chelsea Christmas, founder of Fit City Women and winner of the 2021 ASSETS Social Enterprise Pitch. Fit City Women is a space for all women, especially WOC, to come together virtually and in-person for inclusive, affordable fitness training, support and empowerment. Connect on Instagram at FitCityWomen and by email: [email protected].

Photo credit: Shelah Riley Photography