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Whitney Barone

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"Goal to educate my son on how to reduce personal waste and identify natural plants"

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 694 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    1,217
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    69
    minutes
    spent learning

Whitney's Actions

Climate & Ecosystems

Join A Climate Action Orginization

SDG #13 Climate

I will learn about local, national and international climate action organizations that I could join and connect with one or more.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Ecological & Xeriscape Gardening

SDG #14 & 15

I will do one or more of the following actions in my yard, or volunteer in my community: plant indigenous plants, landscape with water-efficient plants, add mulching, replace a lawn, and/or use eco-friendly fertilizers.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Support Local Pollinators

SDG #15 Life On Land

At least 30% of crops and 90% of flowering plants rely on pollinators to produce fruit. I will spend 30 minutes researching which plants support local pollinators and plant some in my area.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Learn About Invasive Species

SDG #14 & 15

I will spend 10 minutes learning about invasive species and ways to reduce their impacts.

Completed
One-Time Action

Climate & Ecosystems

Reduce Single-Use Plastics

SDG #14 & 15

Throughout the day, I will note the single-use plastics I use and consider the reusable options available to me.

COMPLETED 22
DAILY ACTIONS

Climate & Ecosystems

Explore My Area

SDG #14 & 15

Each day, I will spend 30 minutes exploring a new area around my neighborhood (e.g., park, water body, nearby trail, community garden, green space, etc.).

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Work-Life Balance

SDG #8 Work & Economy

During the workday, I will schedule time for daily rest during work days to practice work-life balance.

COMPLETED 21
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Share My Positive Actions With My Community

SDG #4 Education

Each day, I will make my sustainable actions visible through a lawn sign, bumper sticker, pin, t-shirt, social media or other ways.

COMPLETED 20
DAILY ACTIONS

Education & Livelihood

Plan A Staycation in Your Community

SDG #11 Communities

For an upcoming vacation, I will plan a staycation in my region.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Whitney Barone's avatar
    Whitney Barone 4/29/2022 6:08 AM
    I earned 5 points for this.
    :D
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Join A Climate Action Orginization
    What area of climate action are you most passionate about and why?

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    Whitney Barone 4/21/2022 6:04 AM
    I love the perks of my REI credit Card and a portion of my interest goes toward conservation of parks worldwide!
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Learn About Invasive Species
    What is one invasive species in your region and how does it impact your region's ecosystem?

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    Whitney Barone 4/15/2022 8:55 AM
    MINT! Always put mint plants in containers to prevent spread
  • Reflection Question
    Education & Livelihood Share My Positive Actions With My Community
    What was the most fun or joyful way you have seen others share their positive sustainability actions and habits?

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    Whitney Barone 4/13/2022 6:17 AM
    Sharing the soft nature sounds was the most joyful part
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Support Local Pollinators
    Why is it important to take care of pollinators? Do you have a favorite pollinator?

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    Whitney Barone 4/11/2022 6:30 AM
    I have planted many flowers for Bees and hummingbirds this week.
  • Reflection Question
    Education & Livelihood Work-Life Balance
    How does practicing a work-life balance create a more sustainable life for you? How might it contribute to sustainability more broadly?

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    Whitney Barone 4/11/2022 6:27 AM
    I feel better after a break, healthy body is a healthy mind!
  • Reflection Question
    Education & Livelihood Plan A Staycation in Your Community
    What place in your region are you most excited to visit during your staycation?

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    Whitney Barone 4/11/2022 6:26 AM
    Looking forward to Acworth Music festival, its less than 20 miles away.
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Ecological & Xeriscape Gardening
    What ecological or xeriscape landscaping practices do you have? How has your landscape changed from these practices?

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    Whitney Barone 4/08/2022 8:10 AM
    I leave a portion of my vegetable garden wild flowers to attract insects for pollination and natural pest control.
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Explore My Area
    How can spending more time outdoors enhance your sense of place? Was there a new place in your region that was exciting to learn about and visit?

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    Whitney Barone 4/01/2022 7:41 AM
    Kelli Green Nursery Is a local plant nursery down the street with 30 years experience with Georgia native plants.
  • Reflection Question
    Climate & Ecosystems Reduce Single-Use Plastics
    What plastic or single-use items do you regularly use? What did you substitute or could be substituted?

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    Whitney Barone 4/01/2022 7:28 AM
    Using stainless insulated water bottles, instead of plastic.