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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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Aiding a Species at Risk: A Home for the Monarchs

Friday, September 2, 2016

The monarch butterfly migration is one of the most magnificent and intriguing of all natural phenomena. Monarchs migrate to Mexico each fall from the central and eastern United States and southern Canada to overwinter in the oyamel fir forests in mountains west of Mexico City. That is a more...

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Bike the Brandywine: Why Chester County is a Cyclist’s Paradise

Friday, August 26, 2016

Having spent five years battling heat, humidity, head-winds, and a dearth of paved country roads in Kansas, I couldn’t be more thrilled than to now have Chester County and its surrounding environs as the backdrop for my many miles in the saddle.  So, you ask, what makes this such a special...

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