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2008-08-19 03:00:24

By Coopwood, Ted Editor's note: As part of our effort to highlight innovative approaches to improving the environment and the health of communities, the Journal is featuring a bimonthly column from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (U.S.

2008-08-13 09:00:33

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Chuck Ardo of the Pennsylvania Office of the Governor, +1-717-783-1116, or Susan Rickens (DEP), +1-717-787-1323 Announces $478,000 to 78 Organizationsto Stimulate Life-Long Learning HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.

2008-08-08 12:00:00

As president and co-founder of the Children and Nature Network, Cheryl Charles, Ph. D will be sharing her vast knowledge of the environment at the We Believe in Girls! Summit 2008, presented by the Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council.

2008-08-07 03:00:17

Some Washington County teachers are preparing to implement a curriculum on climate change and environmental stewardship. Developed by a group of educators, the program is aimed at teaching children about the connection between their actions and the wider world - so they can help save the planet.

2008-08-05 15:01:02

By Vanessa Welch, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Aug. 5--MT. VERNON -- This week, the Girl Scouts of Shagbark Council are pairing up with United Methodist Children's Home to provide a program, Uniquely ME!, that focuses on celebrating uniqueness.

2008-07-30 15:00:23

By COLLEEN DISKIN Wildlife groups have been sounding an alarm this summer, not an unfamiliar one. They are worried that too many kids will spend too much time indoors glued to a digital screen. Or when kids are outside, their time will be heavily structured and supervised.

2008-07-30 03:00:39

By Duke, Lori J Unterwagner, Whitney L; Byrd, Debbie C In 2002, a regional consortium was created for schools and colleges of pharmacy in Georgia and Alabama to assist experiential education faculty and staff members in streamlining administrative processes, providing required preceptor development, establishing a professional network, and conducting scholarly endeavors.

2008-07-28 09:01:47

By John Veasey, The Times West Virginian, Fairmont Jul. 28--FAIRMONT -- Cecilia Bowen is relatively new to the Fairmont area, having moved here three years ago from Hilton Head, S.C., with her husband and three daughters.

2008-07-15 15:00:28

By Lee Ross Mountain View Telegraph On Tuesdays and Thursdays, Wildlife West Nature Park is transformed into a 122-acre classroom. Those are the days that Jim Smith, a science teacher at East Mountain High School, has volunteered to teach environmental science to 10 of the workers there.

2008-07-07 18:00:31

By Bill Zlatos, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 6--These aren't your momma's Girl Scouts. This fall, the Girl Scouts will introduce a new look and focus on leadership. Don't worry, though. They're still selling the cookies.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.