Author Archives: Terri Hurley

Bring Your Own Water Bottle Initiative!

Our chapter has a new initiative. We are encouraging everyone attending our monthly chapter meetings to bring their own water bottle. If you do, your name will be placed in a drawing for a prize. Members and guests both can enter. The drawing will be held right after the program. Must be present to win. Let’s reduce our plastic usage!

Lauren Simpson’s Resources Document Now Available

If you attended Lauren Simpson’s talk on “Wildscaping Your Yard” on January 2, you learned so much and were inspired to get out and “wildscape your world!”.   She brought 90 copies of a handout that went with her talk.  It listed various resources relevant to the wildscaping tips that she gave.  For those of you who did not get a copy of this helpful document,  it is available for download later in this post.   Lauren also has a new website that reports all the adventures taking… Read More →

CPCTMN Member joins CoCoRaHS Project

We recently heard from Ella Stroupe, CPCTMN Class of 2018, regarding her activities in the newly approved CoCoRaHS project: “I recently joined CoCoRaHS. ( If you are interested in the weather, this might be for you.  This is a project that collects data on daily rain amounts, soil temperatures, thunder, etc. Right now I’m focusing on rain. You can also collect data on frost, soil temperature, hail, thunder, etc. I installed the rain gauge that they require. There are instructions and training on their web page. It’s important… Read More →