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Green Space Archive: August, 2012
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Green power takes to Academy stage
Thu, Aug 9, 2012, 3:56 PM
Has your power gone green yet? If not, the city and the Clean Air Council hope you switch soon. In June, Philadelphia became the largest...
Hordes of purple martins put on their show
Tue, Aug 7, 2012, 12:30 PM
Every year about this time, thousands ... No, tens of thousands ... No, upwards of a HUNDRED thousand purple martins swarm above the marshes...
YouthBuild students complete rehab -- for LEED platinum
Mon, Aug 6, 2012, 4:06 PM
The "before" photos show rooms strewn with trash and other refuse -- old records, a basketball, unidentifiable garbage. Portions of the ceiling...
Audubon, Willistown Trust get $20,000 Toyota grant
Mon, Aug 6, 2012, 3:43 PM
To many people, "scrub" is just a junky landscape trying to become something else -- a forest. And the sooner the better. But to birds and...
Moonbird: A conversation with author Phillip Hoose
Sun, Aug 5, 2012, 6:45 AM
Recently, I spoke with author Phillip Hoose about his new book, “Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95,” which...
Voracious emerald ash borer now in 28 PA counties
Sat, Aug 4, 2012, 6:20 AM
If you want proof for how the emerald ash borer can leap across the landscape, check out the latest map from the Pennsylvania Department of...
Phoenixville Green Earth Fest is tomorrow
Fri, Aug 3, 2012, 2:12 PM
If you're in the vicinity of Phoenixville tomorrow, might be fun to check out the goings-on at the Great Earth Festival, being held from 9...
Just Peachy: Hunger and food waste solution in a jar
Wed, Aug 1, 2012, 9:46 AM
Food waste of this magnitude is inexplicable, incomprehensible: Every year, the farmers of a South Jersey cooperative throw out about a million...
Environmental Site of the Day
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