Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - Birds and butterflies add color and excitement to a garden that can’t be found from any other source. And their contributions are much more than aesthetic: Birds help control insects and slugs; while butterflies are important pollinators.

Tucson, Arizona (NAPSI) - Did you know that, across the country, leaks account for more than one trillion gallons of water wasted each year? That’s enough water annually to supply Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and Colorado combined.

Houston, Texas (NAPSI) - If your lawn mower is more than 10 years old, it may be time to consider a replacement. In the past decade, engineering advances have produced gas-powered lawn mowers that run cleaner, start easier and are more fuel efficient than ever before, while providing a variety of options that make yard care easier.

The Bureau of Reclamation will once again join forces with the U.S. Forest Service to help plant tree seedlings in damaged areas within the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - Take a technology that’s been around since the 1880s, make a few improvements, and suddenly you have the beginning of a cooling revolution that may rapidly transform motors, generators and a variety of other products.

(NAPSI) - “Green driving” may be easier and more important to achieve than many people think.

(NAPSI) - Small decisions can make a big difference over time on your carbon footprint, and some of the “greenest” decisions you can make begin at home.