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Happy National Seed Swap Day!

Friday, January 27, 2017

Seeds may have been the first commodity ever valued and traded by humans. Although people have been swapping seeds since time began, nowadays people usually buy seeds. As a result, the tradition of seed swapping is disappearing from our culture. To counter this loss, the first official seed swap...

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Oh Christmas Tree: Working with Stroud to Protect Our Stream Banks

Monday, January 9, 2017

The benefits to purchasing a locally sourced, live Christmas tree are numerous.  Not only are you supporting local agriculture and helping maintain the character of our rural spaces, but the carbon footprint of your tree is greatly reduced (many box store trees are shipped in from faraway...

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Penn’s Woods: 50,000 Trees Stronger Thanks to You

Monday, November 28, 2016

It should be no surprise that Pennsylvania, which means ‘Penn’s Woods’, was that originally 95% covered in forested lands. Streams, birds, insects, mammals, and ecosystems all developed in balance with a forested landscape. Although those days are long past, the...

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Celebrate Earth Science Week

Friday, October 14, 2016

This year October 9 – 15 will be a very special week for many scientists around the globe. Earth Science Week, founded by the American Geosciences Institute, is a week to celebrate, educate, and learn more about our amazing planet and encourage responsible stewarship.

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