Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team (TEST)

Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team (TEST) does not aim to be “the environmental stewards” of Trinity Parish, but rather aims to provide information, examples, and opportunities to support the conviction that God calls everyone to be good stewards of the earth. We love to demonstrate that caring for God’s creation is a joy – and often downright fun!

 

Week of October 20, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS:  MOSAIC—A STUDY FROZEN IN ARCTIC ICE  MOSAIC is a year- long study of polar ice, arctic weather patterns, snow chemistry, marine life, wildlife on an ice floe and many more scientific endeavors to learn about this area and gather data to build better climate models for studying global warming.  What is unusual about...

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Week of October 13, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS:  HAVE YOU BEEN MISSING YOUR FAVORITE BIRD? A lot of us have been taking birds for granted.  Sure, we love to hear the sounds they make as we awake or go off about our day, but are we hearing and seeing them less often?  The answer is yes. Bird population has been in...

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Week of October 6, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS:  NEW DIOCESAN TASK FORCE ON CREATION CARE   To say that Bishop Cathleen Bascom is interested in the role of prairie lands in our environment is an understatement.  She loves them and sees prairie restoration as a big part of addressing rising emission levels. In fact a new research study by the University...

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Week of September 29, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS:  THE 2019 CLIMATE SUMMIT AT THE UN The General Assembly of the United Nations has been meeting in New York City this past week.  Part of their agenda was the Climate Summit. This was to be the time that the nations that signed the Paris Accord in 2015 were to showcase achievements toward...

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Week of September 22, 2019 - TEST TIDBITS—THE ONGOING LIST OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES Every day it seems that there is something else that draws the world’s attention to the ongoing list of environmental issues that are threatening the health of the planet and affecting the most vulnerable of its citizens.  This summer has been a wild one filled with stories of...

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