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Article archive for January, 2019

  • January 23rd, 2019

    Don’t Fall Off the Mountain

    Tweet Many years ago, Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine wrote a book called, Don’t Fall Off the Mountain. She wasn’t focused on erosion control, but the title is apt: in winter months, when the rains often cascade in sheets, it’s all too easy for soil to wash away unless it’s protected. That’s where Jute netting comes in. Made from [...]

  • January 16th, 2019

    Couch Potato Power

    Tweet It’s a new year, and for many people, that means resolutions. Making them. And breaking them. Getting in better shape tops the list for a lot of us. A number of fitness proponents say (and demonstrate via videos) how someone can get in shape while sitting on their bed or couch. Watch that protruding [...]

  • January 9th, 2019

    What to Pack in Your Evacuation Backpack

    Tweet Does your business have an emergency evacuation plan? We’ve discussed the importance of having an SPCC plan, as well as emergency response solutions. But with the spate of fires that have plagued California in the past few years, not to mention the hurricanes and tornadoes in other parts of the country, more and more businesses are realizing they [...]

  • January 2nd, 2019

    January’s Invitation

    Tweet January is named for Janus, the guardian of gates, doorways, time, and transitions in Roman mythology. So it’s an excellent month to consider how you want to orient your business for 2019. According to the National Day Calendar, January is National Mentoring Month, inaugurated by The Harvard School of Public Health and The National Mentoring Partnership in [...]