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Earthstar astraeus hygrometricus, native plant of Texas
Earth Star - native plant of Texas
astraeus hygrometricus

Native plants of Texas
Earthstar - astraeus hygrometricus


Astraeus hygrometricus is an ectomycorrhizal fungus.

It grows in association with different trees:
In North America, often with oak and pine.

This star is confined to the Earth - caliche, sandy dry areas. There is a relationship with the roots of trees.

graphic of Astraeus hygrometricus, bulb
Small earthstars are usually about 2 inches (5 cm) across, including the rays. Some call it the "barometer earthstar," because it reacts to the humidity in the air. The pointed rays open when it's wet, closed when it's dry. It only takes a few minutes to open.
graphic of Astraeus hygrometricus, leaves
The plan behind the opening is that raindrops fall on the puffball in the middle and Earthstar spores are puffed out. To better the spread of the spores, the rays curl and extend far enough to slightly raise the star into the air, to increase the chances that the spores will be blown away further.

The latin name was taken from Greek mythology, where Astraeus - the starry one - was one of the Titans, responsible for the stars and the ancient arts of astronomy and astrology.
multimedia shade of Astraeus hygrometricus - Earthstar


View at Medina lake seen from Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve in Pipe Creek, Texas, a 125 acre nature preserve with nature trails and birding trails in the southern TX Hill Country
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protect HIS creation, slogan to protect nature, all living beings, our oceans, our forests, all animals - and God saw creation was good - we work hard to protect HIS creation global warming is caused by burning fossil fuels, causing pollution - it took millions of years to produce fossil fuels, but humans decided to burn them in few centuries - Global warming caused by air pollution Bear Springs Blossom nature Conservation takes action on Climate change, violent climate endangers life. Climate change endangers food supply, drinking water. Changing climate changes the air we breath, the way we travel, the way we drive. Nature conservation, nature education provides solutions to all worldwide problems, advice how to develop, tips how to live, help how to change climate change, reduce global temperatures. Global warming, climate change really endangering the future of our children,  grandchildren, Climate change endangers earth CO2 levels were never higher - CO2 carbon dioxide a greenhouse gas - an aerosol that works as an insulator in Earth's atmosphere trapping heat. CO2 causes warmer oceans, warmer temperatures, more hurricanes, violent weather - Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation fights pollution and high carbon dioxide levels with nature education, promotes renewable energy. We protect lakes, water, rivers, oceans. We take action to protect the future of the next generation by lowering CO2 levels

Protect our native plants,

they need no additional water no chemicals, no pesticides!
Earth has many stars - above in the sky - down here at Earth!
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Mexico environmental problems include not enough affordable nature conservation education to expand food production - Spain offers to little conservation education courses - members from Argentina help to spread the word of nature conservation, nature education - - - Indonesia cuts down a lot of trees. Missing nature conservation education leads to deforestation, water contamination, erosion problems because of deforestation, endangering marine life and humans - - - China has a growing population, more energy, more food, nature conservation education is very low on the to do list - - - German schools offer conservation education, but a lot of people are too busy to learn new things

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Conservation education on flora: to conserve trees, to plant new trees, to help a tree to grow, is one of the main tasks of a Master Conservationist. Why conservation education? Why is ethics responsibility so important? Why are the laws of nature still valid? Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation protects Nature providing conservation education, how fighting pollution, how efficient energy use betters our life. Environmentally friendly hydrogen fuel cells are green energy. Fuel cells lower air pollution, low greenhouse gases prevent droughts, floods, wildfires. Climate changed causes storms endangering life + well being of all life including humans. Nature conservation through science based Nature education saves money, makes happier healthier people. Goal: An educational website to protect humans in 2013 and in the future. Environmental solutions to keep Nature beautiful, conserve energy, lower pollution CO2, lower greenhouse gases methane, water body contamination to have a life with affordable food prices. BSB helps you to have a better life. Nature news for a better life. Mission: Conservation education. Peter Marianne Bonenberger give lectures, educational presentations to show why to protect Earth's Nature
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riparian areas are buffer zones between human settlement, agricultural use and bodies of water. Conservation of riparian sponge zones is science: water is filtered resulting in less water pollution, slows down resulting in lower erosion. Riparian areas stabilize the pH of water, resulting in better human consumption, create natural habitats for fish wildlife, resulting in healthy water, reducing water contamination. BSB nature conservation’s international water education program provides answers to healthy drinking water questions
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CO2 levels in nature were never higher - greenhouse gas CO2 carbon dioxide works as an insulator in Earth's atmosphere trapping heat. CO2 causes warmer oceans, warmer temperatures, more hurricanes, violent weather. Fight pollution, high carbon dioxide levels with nature education, lower CO2 levels = renewable energy. Protect Earth's environment: Air + water + land pollutants endanger future life on Earth
Global Dimming is one part of climate change. BSB international nonprofit Bear Springs Blossom Nature conservation takes action on global dimming. Global dimming reduces the heating up of Earth. Global Dimming caused by air pollution factors: Burning fossil fuels fast in huge amounts. Air pollution facts: Visual particles reduces sunlight to hit Earth = global dimming = smog. Pollutants + aerosols cause human illnesses as asthma, heart disease, respiratory sickness, cancer, Parkinson, Alzheimer globally. Global action + global solutions: Fight global warming, climate change, global dimming
Methane a gas, natural to Earth. Methane is 23 times more potent as greenhouse gas, causing climate change, environmental changes, habitat loss. Nature education science programs teach sustainable development with reduced methane gas emissions to conserve nature
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Cap and trade: governments try to reduce emissions to reduce the effects of climate change caused by burning fossil fuels with a regulatory system called cap and trade. Cap and trade should cap hazardous air pollution. Certificates can be traded to lower output of power plants, factories. Air pollution is causing climate change, violent weather, hurricanes, worldwide floods, tsunamis. Low air quality causes human illnesses as asthma, heart disease, respiratory sickness. Nature education is the only solution to save Earth
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BSB Quizzes created by guest professor Peter Bonenberger and director of education Marianne Bonenberger test common knowledge about nature conservation related questions, quiz test questions green transportation, environmental quiz, energy saving quiz, bird quiz questions, recycling quiz, enjoy quiz answers to update your nature education
BSB Quizzes created by BSB president Peter Bonenberger and director of education Marianne Bonenberger tests knowledge about water, water facts, quiz question how much water weighs, how many gallons in Earth oceans, how much water in human bodies, why scarce drinking water, nature quizzes, nature conservation quiz questions
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Flower blossom Quiz: photos from wildflowers protected by nature conservation, identify that flower, quizzes help to identify native plants by their blossom, recognize state flowers, tropical flowers quiz questions, see all the biodiversity
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Science program human biology: Human heart pumps healthy blood without man-made chemicals. Chemicals, pesticides, fungicides, dioxins enter your body, changing human blood, destroying human organs. Nature education explains blood issues, heart problems, the human skeleton
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Environmental problems can be solved. Update your nature education Online with BSB on how to fight pollution, to lower impact on earth. How to secure children's future, to reduce energy consumption. Save money with better insulation, green driving. International BSB Nature education provides facts, answers + solutions, presentations, know-how
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Erosion facts: Mulching is Nature conservation: simple + beneficial - organic or inorganic mulch, mulch fights erosion, mulch lowers or increases pH, lowering co2 levels, stabilizing Earth's water cycle. Bio-matter = mulch for water conservation, to reduce international air pollution
Energy waste: an international issue. BSB worldwide education program: How to save energy. A Home Energy Audit helps to reduce energy waste, resulting in lower energy bills, lower air pollution. Learn online how to do an Energy Audit exercising good nature conservation
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Robots to help humans. NASA created Robonaut to accompany NASA's astronauts on the international space station. Medicinal robots help humans, do robot surgery. Garden robots mow the lawn, reduce water consumption, pesticide use, reduce energy use, providing a healthier environment in buildings. Robots help businesses Going green with reduced air pollution, water contamination, less need for oil
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geothermal energy uses the heat of the earth to lower energy costs, heating houses, offices. Energy from Earth's crust is geothermal = active nature conservation
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Fuel cells chemical device reacts with different chemicals. Hydrogen fuel cells deliver electricity, producing water + clean energy. No greenhouse gases, keeping earth carbon cycle in balance
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Becoming a Master Conservationist with an updated nature education will not change you into Albert Einstein or Aristotle, but your new knowledge and our advice will give you better memories, more brain capacity, having a better life
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Nature education online by Peter Bonenberger + Marianne Bonenberger, founders of the international charitable nonprofit Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation: photos of nature can help to understand life on Earth, to see how nature works, to have a better life
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Nature preserve of international charitable nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation, Texas Hill Country. president Peter Bonenberger, Vice president Bob Taylor, protects + conserves Nature globally, promotes international science based nature education + nature conservation with educational trail, lectures, presentations about BSB: international charitable nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation: Conservation through education. Main office + Nature preserve Pipe Creek, Texas Hill Country. Board members photos president Peter Bonenberger, Vice president Bob Taylor, US treasurer Marianne Bonenberger
Peter Bonenberger + Marianne Bonenberger published many booklets, videos, information brochures. A photo book providing personal info about How I got to Pipe Creek TX. Affordable Nature education online web pages + learning materials, booklets. Definition Nature Conservation: Nature means Earth's natural world - Conservation is to maintain, to protect, to keep alive. Master Conservationist Peter Bonenberger + online education science educator Marianne Bonenberger publish books, information brochures. Online photo book providing nature photos + text about Bear Springs Blossom Nature preserve, why environmental protection is important, learn from history, overgrazing endangerment, Texas Hill Country native plants. Online books are part of BSB online education programs. Definition: Nature education: Updated your knowledge to have a better life. Humans need to maintain, to update, to keep Nature alive, so they can survive
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volunteers are the life blood of Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation international charitable nonprofit organization. Volunteers donate time online to help with articles, public relations, volunteer to maintain websites, volunteer teaching conservation education, providing international nature education for people all over earth. Volunteering for our nonprofit group has no boundaries, no physical requirements, all ages, all countries. Volunteer!

Nature on Earth was beautiful, Nature was in balance, intact food-chain for all animals, native wildlife, flora + fauna. Enjoy photo slide show Keep Nature beautiful, natural beauty all around the globe. Update your conservation nature education, see why, what to protect, conserve, preserve
BSB slogan keep Earth clean: huge trash piles endanger air, drinking water, food, kill wildlife, reduce biodiversity. Recycling to keep Earth clean, fight pollution. Recycled materials reduce landfills. Recycle for clean water, less severe weather, to empower Nature conservation
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Nature is Art
Culture exchange international: Art inspires minds, art to understand environmental problems, art beauty of nature, art helps to understand nature conservation, nature is art - a great plan produces art = living beings. Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation members Marianne Bonenberger, Bill Ward, express feelings of intact beautiful Nature with art photography, articles + artistic music

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About flora
Biology, botany Texas wildflowers, native plants on nature trails, birding trails, wilderness trails at Bear Springs Blossom Nature preserve, Hill Country Texas. BSB nonprofit provides environmental wildflower knowledge. See wild flowers, wildflowers blue blossoms, white blossoms, tree blossoms, flowering native shrubs, red bud flowers + Madrone blossoms. Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation's nature education programs online. Salvia, tropical sage, cedar sage, all wild flowers, or native shrubs flowering, red to pink flowers; wild flowers at BSB Texas Hill Country nature reserve in the heart of Texas, guided tours, become a master conservationist. Botany: Nature conservation protects Pearl Milkvine, Matelea reticulata, twining vine growing on limestone, Texas Hill Country. Science biology: native plant photos
Salvia
Sage big red
Science Botany online classes: earth star, astraeus hygrometricus, native fungus at Nature Preserve of Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation, TX
Pearl vine
BSB Botany: mushrooms, fungi grow in varieties. Nature conservation teaches that mushrooms, fungi are needed to balance Nature. Mushroom photos, fungi, science by Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve, Nature conservation center
Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation's nature education classes explain wildflowers, nature trails, birding trails, list of plants, wild flowers, native shrubs flowering, white flowers, yellow wild flowers; BSB Texas Hill Country nature reserve. See Texas Parks and Wildlife Heart of Texas Nature Birding trail map - send email for guided tours, visit to update nature education knowledge. Bear Springs Blossom Nature preserve has different grasses along its nature trails, mostly bunch grass, Texas state grass sideoats grama, visit online or see the real reserve, get your nature education updated
BSB Zoology: Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation's nature preserve in Pipe Creek Texas has many trees, old and young. Enjoy our native trees along nature trails, BSB birding trails - list of trees - updated nature education, send email for a guided tour to learn more about native Texas Hill Country trees
Mexican oak or Monterrey oak, native tree, no pesticides, less water, oaks are good shade trees
Mexican redbud, cercis mexicana, TX native tree, no pesticides, less water, cercis are beautiful native trees in many southern countries
Madrone, Madrona, Indians leg, peeling tree, arbutus, rare trees in Texas Hill Country. Madrones grow new bark every year. Bear Springs Blossom nature preserve has over 300 madrone, nature conservation works with science based nature education, teaching the importance of intact nature habitats. Madrone trees, to provide food for birds, joy to humans
Nature education online: Biology + Botany: Junipers, Latin juniperus ashei: trees, shrubs found all over Earth - preferring limestone. juniperus ashei native to Texas for millions of years. Nature conservation, nature education explains why the Texas Hill Country has too many junipers. Native Texas Junipers trees grow up to 80 ft for 200 years. Texas Cedar juniper provides juniper berries for birds, makes good mulch, helps native plants to grow. Juniper is a nursery plant - very important for nature conservation, essential to humans
Mangroves
BSB nature education includes changing colors in fall, autumn, using leaves for mulch. Nature education offers understanding why oak, cherry, elm leaves change colors in fall = autumn
TX grasses
Turf Grass
international nonprofit organization Bear Springs Blossom Nature conservation protects international rain-forests. Humans need rain forests for medicine, for oxygen through photosynthesis, for stabilizing Earth's climate. See earth map. Tropical trees reduce international climate change + global warming - rain forest maps. Global locations of tropical + temperate rain-forests. Rain forest habitats need protection

About fauna
Nature conservation facts: Nature lovers + birders like Birding on birding trails with guided tours. Golden cheeked Warbler, an endangered bird breeding only in Texas Hill Country, see tanager, wren, mocking bird, tit mouse, native + migrating birds at BSB nature preserve. Nature conservation facts: Many birds are migrating. The North American Robin Turdus migratorius migrates through the Texas Hill Country easily watched on guided tours at BSB nature preserve birding trails. The Golden cheeked Warbler, an endangered bird, breeds in the Texas Hill Country, no other place on earth. Golden cheeked Warblers need Texas Hill Country trees, plants, mature junipers to build a nest. BSB nature reserve preserves habitat for Golden cheeked Warbler = GCW - Nature conservation, nature education is important to live in harmony with nature, to protect globally endangered species through international nature protection programs. Nature conservation facts: Many birds are migrating. The North American Robin Turdus migratorius migrates through the Texas Hill Country easily watched on guided tours at BSB nature preserve birding trails. Cliff swallows eating insects while flying. Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation nature encyclopedia websites provide facts about the migratory Cliff swallows, how to protect birds. Update your nature education to be a good conservationist
Golden Cheeked
Warbler

Robin
Hummingbirds
Cardinals
Scrub Jay
Cedar Waxwing
Road Runner
Cliff Swallows
bird list of native birds seen while birding, walking our birding trails on guided tours in the Texas Hill Country. See the Golden cheeked Warbler, red tailed hawk, hummingbirds, Mockingbird
Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve many birds, common birds, endangered birds, Golden cheeked Warbler, Robin, Cardinal, Roadrunner, Hummingbird - bird slide show - online birding, guided birding tour, Pipe Creek, TX Hill Country
Insects
BSB Nature encyclopedia: mosquito’s life cycle, understanding how a mosquito bites, why, how malaria spreads, how to prevent malaria disease. Balance nature to prevent illnesses = protect humans - better information reduces malaria
BSB nature conservation through nature education: knowledge about butterflies, to understand why butterflies are part of nature's balance, how to help butterflies to survive, what kills a butterfly. nature conservation through education leads to higher butterfly survival rates
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butterfly

ocean biology: coral reefs are essential for life on Earth. Earth needed corals to produce oxygen, to stabilize climate, humans need ocean food. Coral reefs host 50% of sea life. Bear Springs Blossom's international ocean conservation + protection plan provides information on corals, marine life, protecting earth oceans. Facts about coral reefs, coral composition, how to reduce ocean pollution

Mammals
Conservation education explain why to protect oceans, protect whales + dolphins from over-fishing to over-polluting seas. Oceans stabilize climate, whales balance the life in oceans. Nature conservation dolphins, reducing greenhouse gases that cause climate change + global warming internationally. Earth's ocean food chain needs whales, dolphins + porpoises. Earth oceans food feeds over one billion humans
BSB Nature conservation online education: Black bears in US for two million years: Black Bears, lat. Ursus americanus, US native, Southern United States black bears remain in protected mountains, woodlands, parks, preserves. Bears who wander outside nature preserves to find new habitats are endangered
Online education Biology: Buffalo Latin bison bison once roamed on US prairies without overgrazing, destroying land, conserving grass prairies. Buffaloes, huge mammals, food + living for Native Americans
Science base conservation through history education to keep Nature beautiful: Humans have endangered the life of many bats, killed many with pesticides and habitat loss
Overgrazing destroys land, endangers our children's future causing climate change. Overgrazing is related to human health problems, overgrazed meadows reduce drinking water supply, multiply water contamination, storms, floods, hurricanes, typhoons. Overgrazing causes erosion, destroys native plants that feed wildlife, endangers humans food supply

Nature Conservation
nature conservation: Safe future to children, grandchildren, breathable air, healthy drinking water, good climate, without violent weather, storms, floods. Nature conservation: Learn online to reduce air + water pollution, reduce co2 levels, lower the impact of global warming + climate change to keep Nature beautiful
International Water conservation for healthy drinking water is part of BSB nature education classes, clean ocean water, natural rivers, creeks without pollution. Water conservation through fewer chemicals, water treatment plans. Water conservation = balanced climate, without food shortages. Polluted water causes higher food prices. Water conservation: affordable, efficient if all conserve. Learn how to reduce water waste, water pollution. Humans need to drink water. Drinking water has many health benefits. Earth's permanent water cycle provides rain, floods, clouds, mist. BSB volunteers teach how to reduce water consumption, conserve water
Biology Economy: soil conservation to secure food supply, drinking water supply. Soil conservation for a balanced climate. Reduce erosion, chemical soil contamination = soil conservation. CO2 levels is in soil, disturbed soil causes climate change

Science Biology online: Nature in Texas with many native plant varieties, native trees + wildlife endangered, many solutions on nature preservation issues, to restore Nature, to conserve natural bird habitat, to enjoy beautiful photos, and see how great Nature protection based on updated nature education can be

keep Bandera beautiful - Texas Hill Country once beautiful, needs Nature protection. BSB Nature preserve offers guided tours, shows pure, unspoiled nature, teaches understanding. Climate change, air pollution, water pollution, erosion control, recycling are Nature Conservation issues. Bandera native plants, birds, butterflies, native trees, controlling soil loss, erosion. Walk guided tours on environmental education trails: update your Nature education. Learn about Texas Hill Country birds, flora + fauna. Uncontrolled development endangers Bandera's Nature, endangers balance of fragile Hill Country lime stone habitats
History of Bandera, about Bandera County Texas Hill Country. Bandera cowboy capital of the world. Urban sprawl endangers beautiful landscape of Bandera County, natural areas + parks + preserve. About water conservation through nature education online. Well problems because of sinking aquifer levels
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BSB Science classes online: Geology of Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve, covering the Triassic, the Cretaceous period. Geology explains the Cretaceous period. How TX limestone layers were deposited by warm shallow oceans teaming with sea life - geology explains how the Balcones fault zone changed Texas
Nature Trails
TX Hill Country
history education online: native Americans lived for twelve thousand years in Texas hunting along creeks + rivers. Many arrowheads show different time periods, environmental education on arrowhead shape, arrowhead material
Bear Springs Blossom Nature preserve has twelve nature trails, four birding trails - published in Texas Parks and Wildlife Heart of Texas Nature Birding trail map - Nature Center lecture room offers knowledge about nature preserves, about wilderness, education trails, geology - informs what to expect on guided tours. On BSB trails you can enjoy Texas outdoors, have fun hiking, birding, walking Texas Hill Country nature trails, gaining knowledge with lectures or walking wilderness trails, birding trails

Nature photos Texas Hill Country. Photos of native plants, cacti, native grasses, blossoms pictures, wildflowers photos. Experience beautiful Nature with Bear Springs Blossom photos, many photo shots, impressions of native plants, common wildflowers, wild flowers conserve by nature conservation
Education Center Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve, Bandera County, Texas Hill Country. Photos + pictures: how to recognize native plants, native trees as Spanish oaks, Escarpment cherry, lacey oak, Texas persimmons, trees that store the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide co2, mountain laurel, native grasses, little bluestem, bushy bluestem, Indian grass, lindheimers muhly. Preserve Nature: use erosion control, create beautiful landscapes where flora, fauna will flourish and all life is preserved. Photos of BSB Nature preserve, southern Texas Hill Country, maintained by Bear Springs Blossom Nature Conservation
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BSB News
newsletter of Bear Springs Blossom Nature conservation, electronic newspaper on nature conservation issues, education of pollution facts, water facts, recycling facts, newsletter electronically to save trees
vacation Texas Hill Country: San Antonio - many parks, natural areas, nature preserves, birding, river walk, hiking, biking, and all favorites for visitors. Texas Hill Country guided tours - Bandera cowboy capital of the world
Photos San Antonio TX, southern Texas Hill Country Balcones fault zone. San Antonio Texas, the famous river walk, Alamo, missions, San Antonio Texas 30 miles south east of Bear Springs Blossom Nature Preserve
Mentor Bearly shows active nature conservation through nature education: questions + answers: pollution facts, water facts, recycling facts, earth globe, how air pollution, how oil pollution, going green. Nature easy explained by volunteers of Bear Springs Blossom conservation education teachers
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BSB Science biology, chemistry, geography, physics: Online education by Lone Star Land Stewards Peter Bonenberger + Marianne Bonenberger, science teacher care for the land, land restoration, securing our future with updated nature education. Nature conservation explained with Nature education online, distant learning, public lectures, affordable distant learning online classes with advice on environmental issues, how greenhouse gas works in Earth atmosphere, how to conserve Nature, how to live a sustainable life, environmental solutions
Peter Bonenberger + Marianne Bonenberger provide fun-filled multimedia lectures about earth's natural environment
BSB Distant learning: Updated nature education will not change you into Albert Einstein, but better memories, more brain capacity often helps to have a better life
Laws of Nature
Conservation education Earth's environment: fractals in Nature, nature in a perfect balance, beauty
WHAT did God say?

free Video clips on nature conservation, free video lectures by Peter Bonenberger on solar water heating, video clip on mulching, videos on how to use native plants, how to make mulch, mulching, video clip impressions of native plants, Texas Hill Country video, video about swallows. join nature conservation nature education group for distance learning or visit BSB fun-filled multimedia lectures. Online education information how to prepare for coming changes. BSB nonprofit organization protects all living beings with nature education, conservation education, water conservation, soil education, pollution education, recycling education. Updated nature education for good drinking water, healthy air, with nature conservation + online nature education classes. Free nature encyclopedia for international environmental news, science reports, online nature conservation newsletter. Good conservationists update their environmental education online with BSB

BSB Geology education: science of earth rocks. Geology, Cretaceous period, continental plates, Gondwana land. Warm shallow oceans with sea-life producing lime. Geology explaining movements of continental plates changing Earth, creating volcanoes, ridges
Former NASA employee Robert Taylor helps as Vice president and BSB Master Conservationist. NASA studies help to understand air pollution, climate change, environmental disasters. NASA space satellites provide information. NASA's scientists explain how climate change + pollution changes life on earth, destroying our world - NASA science video photo updates nature education
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