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Source: She Writes Press
Publisher: She Writes Press

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From She Writes Press: "A 2013 study released by the United States Geological Survey found that the chemicals we’re putting in our yards are now in every stream, river, and lake, and half of our well water—all the sources of our drinking water. But what, exactly, are these chemicals, and what do they do to us? And how do they get from our yards to our taps?

In The Great Healthy Yard Project, physician Diane Lewis describes in cogent, nuanced terms how we are polluting our drinking water and how it’s putting our children’s future at risk—and she offers a surprisingly easy way to chart a happier, healthier course forward, starting with changing the way we steward our yards."

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The children playing with hoses and drinking from them is the best visual for this to hit home! I live near a pond where most of us try to absorb nutrients in our yards to prevent overload to the pond, but there are much bigger hills in the watershed, that were farmed for generations. Most are now large mowed yards. The younger generations seem to understand the most about chemicals and try to show others by example what can be done instead. Thank you for the video message, in addition to the book. I can't wait to read it.
 
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Right on Erica! I signed my pledge the other night and have been talking to lots of friends (and sharing/inviting on Facebook) about the project.
 
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