Green Space Archive: August, 2012

Green power takes to Academy stage

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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... Read more

Hordes of purple martins put on their show

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Every year about this time, thousands ... No, tens of thousands ... No, upwards of a HUNDRED thousand purple martins swarm above the marshes... Read more

YouthBuild students complete rehab -- for LEED platinum

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The "before" photos show rooms strewn with trash and other refuse -- old records, a basketball, unidentifiable garbage. Portions of the ceiling... Read more

Audubon, Willistown Trust get $20,000 Toyota grant

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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... Read more

Moonbird: A conversation with author Phillip Hoose

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Recently, I spoke with author Phillip Hoose about his new book, “Moonbird: A Year on the Wind with the Great Survivor B95,” which... Read more

Voracious emerald ash borer now in 28 PA counties

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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... Read more

Phoenixville Green Earth Fest is tomorrow

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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... Read more

Just Peachy: Hunger and food waste solution in a jar

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Food waste of this magnitude is inexplicable, incomprehensible: Every year, the farmers of a South Jersey cooperative throw out about a million... Read more