Green Space Archive: February, 2012

Lisa Jackson headlines Stockton energy conference

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New Jersey's Stockton College is holding an energy symposium Wednesday, and the keynote speaker will be U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... Read more

Putting in a plug for PA wind

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Earlier today at the Union League, wind proponents unveiled a new website, www.ChoosePAWind.com, which is intended to convince anyone who hasn't... Read more

Soapbox Monday: Power at a premium

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I'm one of those annoying people who thinks we should actually be paying more for household electricity. That way, we might use less of it... Read more

Looking for Delaware River ambassadors

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Are you a river rat? Do you boat or fish or scan for water birds? After a successful inaugural year, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council... Read more

Show 'em what ya got -- Great Backyard Bird Count begins

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The count only began this morning, and already 2,282 reports have come in, detailing 338 species and 153,792 total birds already seen. The... Read more

Spring is headed this way, and you can track it

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I’m longing for spring. I look for it with every birdsong I hear, with every blossom of the snowdrops outside my front door, with every... Read more

Book of the Week: Prince Charles on farming and food

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The setting was a conference about the future of food at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. As the keynote speaker began to talk, people... Read more

Philly launches tree give-away program

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Want a new tree for your property? This afternoon, Mayor Nutter is expected to announce a new tree-planting initiative in Philadelphia, through... Read more