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A Model for Conservation Education Since 1936 NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the nation's greatest environmental education success stories will be celebrated August 20 as Audubon's Hog Island Camp marks 75 years of connecting people with nature.
BELFAST - The board of the River School, the city's independent high school, has appointed Louisa Carl as its director. Carl served as lead teacher last year, the school's first year, and worked on fundraising and school contacts with the community.
The Hog Island sheep is a breed of feral sheep that resides on Hog Island in Virginia. The breed descended from domestic sheep that were brought to the island during the 1700’s. Most likely the sheep used to develop the hog island sheep were modern English sheep, but Merino sheep could have been present on the island. It became feral between the 1930’s and 1940’s after a storm forced the evacuation of the island, leaving some sheep behind to live free of human intervention. During the...
- In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.