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Preserving a Way of Life

Friday, March 11, 2016

The Brandywine Creek begins in Honey Brook Township in the northwest corner of Chester County. Hundreds of springs seep groundwater out of the Welsh Hills to form rivulets that turn into streams that ultimately become the east and west branches of the Brandywine...

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Coffee with Conservationists: David Shields

Monday, February 8, 2016

Magnificent Landscapes Preserved ForeverAs the youngest member of the Brandywine Conservancy staff, I find that the differences in perspective on the environmental and conservation fields generate some fascinating conversation....

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GIS: More than Just Mapping

Friday, January 22, 2016

You might have heard of the term GIS (Geographic Information Systems), but you are not alone if you’re wondering how this important technology is used. Over the holiday season, friends and family would occasionally ask me, “So you just make maps all day?”,...

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Winter on the Brandywine

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Southeastern Pennsylvania, beloved for its rolling hills and pastoral landscapes, is anchored by the Brandywine River and its protected natural areas. Winter on the Brandywine is an often quiet balance of dormancy and survival. Share in our pleasure at these beautiful examples of the flora and...

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