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If a tree falls in the forest-can you hear it?

May 7, 2013

ForestNow that spring is here and in recognition of North American Occupational Safety and Health week, it is important to consider what we have, keep ourselves safe and enjoy life.

Protecting your and your family’s hearing IS important.

Once lost you do not get it back. A small little ear plug does an amazing job in helping you stay safe not only at work, but when at home and during times of recreation. Get out, enjoy whatever activity you like (even mowing the lawn!) but be protected and be mindful of those little ears who are with you.

For a brief escape try Wild Sanctuary . This site not only provides an introduction to the concept of sound ecology but lets you pause to take a walk in your mind and enjoy the forest!  This is just one of the many excellent referrals available through

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