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Amanda Wheeler, Author at The Advocate-Messenger

Amanda Wheeler is the children and teen services librarian at the Lincoln County Public Library. She has a master's in zoology education from the University of Miami and has taught as an educator at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Going Green

Going Green

Winter is cold, but it’s still a great time to get outside and enjoy nature. There are things that you can see in the winter ... Read more

by Amanda Wheeler, Friday, February 21, 2020 7:01 pm

Going Green

Striking a healthy balance while you try to go green

By AMANDA WHEELER Going Green in the Bluegrass Everything we do has an environmental impact. For good or bad, it has an impact. We can ... Read more

by Amanda Wheeler, Friday, January 17, 2020 4:33 pm

Columns

Going Green: How to avoid sneaky plastic

If you’re like me, the new year snuck up on you much faster than you expected it to. It seems like 2019 had barely begun ... Read more

by Amanda Wheeler, Friday, December 27, 2019 4:38 pm

Columns

Column: How to have a reusable, reclaimable Christmas

Going Green It’s the last weekend before Christmas and I’m finally back with some tips for making your Christmas a little more green this year. ... Read more

by Amanda Wheeler, Friday, December 20, 2019 5:25 pm

Environment

Let’s all shop more responsibly this year

    Since Thanksgiving is over, we are now in the “holiday shopping season.” I’m still astounded that we can spend all day on Thursday ... Read more

by Amanda Wheeler, Friday, November 29, 2019 10:43 am

Going Green

Take time to think this Thanksgiving 

By AMANDA WHEELER Going Green in the Bluegrass It’s hard sometimes to remember to be reflective, thoughtful and thankful. It’s ironic that it seems even ... Read more

by Amanda Wheeler, Friday, November 15, 2019 5:17 pm

Environment

Going green – Babies make it difficult to be environmentally friendly

Babies are hard work. They also cause a lot of waste. I’m not saying anything bad about babies, it’s just a problem that comes with ... Read more

by Amanda Wheeler, Friday, October 4, 2019 6:20 pm

Environment

Big environmental week for Kentucky coming up in October

Lexington is getting ready to host the North American Association for Environmental Education’s Annual Conference and Research Symposium and it’s going to be great. More ... Read more

by Amanda Wheeler, Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:33 pm

Environment

America’s recycling market has broken big-time

Why do we recycle? Is it worth it? And what is going on with recycling these days? With everything going on around the state and ... Read more

by Amanda Wheeler, Tuesday, September 3, 2019 6:49 pm

Environment

Kids don’t need all those junky plastic trinkets

My husband and I are foster parents. It has been a very positive and wonderful experience. It’s interesting because instead of becoming parents by having ... Read more

by Amanda Wheeler, Tuesday, August 27, 2019 4:17 pm

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