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2010-11-10 00:00:42

Accrediting officials recognize program's attention to detail, thorough safety policies and constant communication Lehi, UT (PRWEB) November 9, 2010 CARF International has announced that Outback Therapeutic Expeditions, a therapeutic wilderness program for struggling teens ages 13-17, has been accredited for a period of three years, becoming the first ever outdoor program to achieve such accreditation in the state of Utah. This accreditation decision represents the highest level of...

2010-10-28 14:25:00

Deadline to Apply is Dec. 17 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection is accepting applications from schools, universities, intermediate units, county conservation districts, environmental education centers, businesses and incorporated nonprofit organizations--including municipalities and municipal authorities--for the 2011 Environmental Education Program grants. "This is a great opportunity to learn and understand the many different...

2010-10-18 07:50:00

MANTECA, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Manteca Unified School District selects Gen7 to host its sixth-grade Environmental Stewards. In the district's ongoing effort to encourage environmental education, the first Environmental Stewards were selected to create and implement a recycling program for their schools. The 40 sixth-grade students will spend the day at Manteca-based American Modular Systems, which manufactures Gen7 high-performance, eco-friendly classrooms. The event will take...

2010-09-28 07:08:00

Trailblazer Adventure Program, the Leading Outdoor Education Effort, Promotes Hunting, Fishing and Conservation COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Sportsmen's Alliance Foundation's (USSAF) signature outdoor education program for American youth, the Trailblazer Adventure Program, is preparing to reach a major milestone on October 2 with its one millionth participant attending an event. Trailblazer gives youth the chance to experience the shooting, hunting, fishing,...

2010-09-22 06:00:00

Nature Rocks Day(TM) Kicks Off the Collaboration With over 10 Events Across the US on September 25 WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Nature Rocks, a national initiative created to inspire and empower parents to enjoy quality time in nature with their families, announced a partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the fifth national organization to partner with Nature Rocks, founded by Children & Nature Network and...

2010-06-16 09:25:00

ATLANTA, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping to take care of the Earth now rests in some of the littlest hands in Georgia. Atlanta area kindergarteners are learning how they can make a big difference when it comes to using our resources, keeping nature beautiful, and building more sustainable lifestyles. With assistance from Idbids LLC, a Georgia-based company, kindergarten teachers are empowering a generation to care for the environment. The company has recently introduced a curriculum...

2010-05-25 08:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer recess for schools just around the corner, the Pennsylvania Game Commission is announcing a series of upcoming Project WILD professional development opportunities for educators and Scout and youth group leaders this summer throughout the state. Project WILD is an award-winning, international, hands-on conservation education program. Started nearly 25 years ago, Project WILD focuses on wildlife and the environment and how...

2010-05-21 12:00:00

CORINTH, Miss., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate more than 25 years in Corinth, Miss., Kimberly-Clark Mill Manager R. Martin Massey presented a $42,000 check to the Corinth High School Environmental Club today in sponsorship of the school's "Green Way" project. The "Green Way" is an ambitious, multi-pronged environmental stewardship project developed by the Corinth High School's Environmental Club and Honors Diploma students. It will "green" school grounds and create outdoor...

2010-05-18 11:59:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ninety-five schools, universities, non-profit groups and conservation districts will receive more than $382,000 in Environmental Education grants for projects that will educate Pennsylvanians about important issues such as renewable energy, water conservation, air quality and climate change, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger said today. "It's important that we make environmental education a life-long learning...

2010-04-22 10:04:00

CHICAGO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana is partnering with the WNBA's Chicago Sky and Motorola to give girls an even greater voice on issues that significantly impact the environment. On April 22, (Earth Day), the Girl Scouts Forever Green Community Action Project will kick-off with a series of social media campaigns, public service announcements and media outreach to encourage the community to take action to protect the...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin