Helpful Hints #1

Space out your laundry daily and weekly. Doing loads back to back, especially on rainy days, is extremely harmful to your septic system. Do one load in the morning and one in the evening. Try to do one load a day.   You should not run your dishwater at the same...

How To Check Your Toilet For Leaks

         There is a simple way to make sure that your toilet isn’t leaking. Add a few drops of liquid food coloring into your toilet’s reservoir (back of the toilet) until all the water in the tank changes color. If the water in...

State Funds Four County Watershed Projects

    “State Funds Four County Watershed Projects”        Thursday, Feb. 21, the Department of Environmental Protection declared that it will invest $18.7 million in watershed protection projects. This will included four...

Polar Plunge Update

The plunge was a success! On the advice of the underwater rescue divers, i only took the boys in up to their ankles! Still had a great morning and supported a good cause. We'll go farther next year!

The Polar Plunge

    This year Eldredge decided to dive into the opportunity to sponsor the Brandywine Valley Association’s (BVA) annual "Polar Plunge." Since the event’s birth in 2008 750 people have taken the plunge and raised up to...

Why we support the Natural Lands Trust

     I was just skimming through the Natural Land Trust's Biennial Report with my family and I read aloud their mission, part of which says "providing leadership in stewarding natural resources."  I explained to my children that this...