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Linda Stockmaster

Billy Goats

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 859 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    40
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    17
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    810
    gallons of water
    have been saved

Linda's Actions

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Donate

Improved Clean Cookstoves

I will donate to nonprofits that install clean cookstoves in low-income countries.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Support Indigenous Peoples' Land Management

Indigenous Peoples' Forest Tenure

I will donate to Native American Rights Fund, which protects tribal natural resources and environmental rights and promotes Native American Human Rights.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Advocate for Forest Protection

Forest Protection

I will contact 1 congress people or representatives to advocate for public policy that protects forests and the enforcement of existing anti-logging laws, as well as the rights of local people to protect and restore the land in their communities.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Justice for the Whole Community

Make School More Affordable

Health and Education

I will raise funds to help make school affordable for girls around the world.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Materials

Practice the 5 R's

Recycling

I will Practice the "5 Rs" — refuse, reduce, reuse, repurpose, and recycle — to reduce my waste more than I can with just recycling alone.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Support Organic Growing Methods

Nutrient Management

I will buy organic cotton and foods grown without the use of synthetic nitrogen fertilizers.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Materials

Mulch the Base of Trees and Plants

Farm Irrigation Efficiency

I will prevent water runoff and increase absorbency by mulching the base of trees and plants in my yard.

Completed
One-Time Action

Materials

Fix Leaky Faucets

Low-Flow Fixtures

I will fix faucets or report leaky faucets to facilities that have been wasting up to 9 gallons (34 L) of water a day or 270 (1,020 L) gallons of water a month per faucet.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transport

Explore Other Transportation Solutions

All Transportation Solutions

I will spend at least 10 minutes researching other Drawdown Transportation Solutions.

Completed
One-Time Action

Transport

Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle

Electric Cars, Hybrid Cars

I will spend at least 10 minutes researching and weighing my options to see if a hybrid or electric vehicle makes sense for my lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Social Justice

Support Microgeneration in Low Income Countries

Small Hydropower, Micro Wind Turbines, Microgrids

I will make a donation to a nonprofit that installs microgeneration in low income countries.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Action Track: Social Justice

Contact your Elected Officials

Abandoned Farmland Restoration

I will contact 1 elected officials to voice my opinion on the importance of restoring farmland in my region, including both public and private land.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Food

Learn More about Silvopasture

Silvopasture

I will spend at least 10 minutes watching videos and/or reading about the environmental benefits of silvopasture.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Explore Other Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Solutions

All Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Solutions

I will spend at least 15 minutes researching other Drawdown Food, Agriculture, and Land Use Solutions.

Uncompleted
One-Time Action

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 2

Tropical Forest Restoration

I will replace or remove the palm oil, coffee, and cocoa products in my current diet that are known to contribute to deforestation.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Land Use

Forest-Friendly Foods 1

Tropical Forest Restoration

I will spend at least 10 minutes researching the impact of my diet to see how it contributes to deforestation.

Completed
One-Time Action

Materials

Recycle Everything I Can

Recycling

Contamination prevents what is recyclable from being recycled. I will research and recycle all materials that are accepted by local haulers or drop stations in my community, making sure to not contaminate recyclables with non-recyclables.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Transport

Conduct Virtual Meetings

Telepresence

I will encourage my office to hold meetings virtually whenever possible instead of requiring travel.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Composting

Composting, Reduced Food Waste

I will start a compost bin where I live.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Reduce Animal Products

Plant-Rich Diets

I will enjoy 1 meatless or vegan meal(s) each day of the challenge.

COMPLETED 17
DAILY ACTIONS

Feed

  • Reflection Question
    Transport Research and Consider Switching to a Hybrid or Electric Vehicle
    Reducing (or eliminating) exhaust emissions and improving public health are two benefits of green vehicles. What other motivators inspire you to consider switching to a more fuel-efficient vehicle?

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    Linda Stockmaster 5/09/2020 7:51 AM
    Hybrids are looking more viable.
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Conduct Virtual Meetings
    How can you ensure that your virtual meetings honor your values and your company's culture?

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    Linda Stockmaster 5/09/2020 7:50 AM
    Our BSA girl Troop has regular Zoom meetings.
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Fix Leaky Faucets
    What are other easy and low-cost ways to reduce your water usage at home?

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    Linda Stockmaster 5/09/2020 7:49 AM
    I was always taught to conserve water whenever possible.
  • Reflection Question
    Transport Explore Other Transportation Solutions
    What did you find out? What is the most interesting fact you learned?

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    Linda Stockmaster 5/09/2020 7:38 AM
    we continue to look at hybrid for cars.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Support Organic Growing Methods
    It is often said that “you can’t feed the world with just organic food.” What is your response to that statement?

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    Linda Stockmaster 5/08/2020 7:54 AM
    I am a quilter and try to use organic cotton batting.
  • Reflection Question
    Food Learn More about Silvopasture
    Had you heard of the term "silvopasture" before now? After learning more about it, what do you think is the biggest advantage of silvopasture?

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    Linda Stockmaster 5/03/2020 8:49 AM
    I think more trees would provide shade and make animals cooler.
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Forest-Friendly Foods 1
    How is your diet currently impacting deforestation? What can you do to decrease your negative impact and increase your positive impact?

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    Linda Stockmaster 4/29/2020 9:56 AM
    we plant new trees in our cemetery.
  • Reflection Question
    Land Use Forest-Friendly Foods 2
    How difficult or easy was it to change your diet?

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    Linda Stockmaster 4/28/2020 11:28 AM
    I reviewed the list of products and was surprised as to how many items contain palm oil.
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Practice the 5 R's
    What are some more "R's" you could add to your daily practice to reduce your waste?

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    Linda Stockmaster 4/28/2020 11:27 AM
    I recycle as much as I can.
  • Reflection Question
    Materials Recycle Everything I Can
    How could you incorporate other "R's" -- reduce, reuse, refuse, repair, repurpose, etc. -- into your lifestyle? How does considering implementing these "R's" make you feel?

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    Linda Stockmaster 4/26/2020 3:52 PM
    great.  As a Scout we teach leave no trace by reducing trash and recycling.