Wilson College Farm Provides Fresh Produce Using IPM, Alternative Sources of Energy
September 16, 2004 07:16 PM - Pennsylvania IPM Program
Why should someone living in the heart of Pennsylvania's farmland have to buy produce trucked in from California? Thanks to Fulton Farm at Wilson College, many people don't have to.
Humbug Marsh Protection Completed, Trust for Public Land conveys key wildlife property to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
September 16, 2004 07:02 PM - Trust for Public Land
U.S. Congressman John Dingell, the Trust for Public Land, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the sale of Humbug Marsh, 410 acres of marsh and upland located along the Detroit River.
Public officials and worker health and safety advocates call on state to clean up its occupational health track record
September 16, 2004 06:59 PM - Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
Experts on worker and community health will be speakers at "Silicon Valley: Protecting Our Workforce," a symposium that will examine how California's Occupational Safety and Health Administration can strengthen its administrative and enforcement policies to protect worker health.
The Rainforest Alliance Unveils Its First Line of Certified Sustainable Chocolate with a Gourmet Tasting in New York
September 15, 2004 07:36 PM - Rainforest Alliance
The Rainforest Alliance, an international conservation organization that certifies tropical agricultural and other products for environmental and social responsibility, is unveiling the first line of certified chocolate and marking the occasion with a gourmet tasting featuring the work of renowned pastry chefs.
Keynote Speakers Announced for Western Fuels Symposium
September 15, 2004 07:34 PM - EERC
The University of North Dakota's Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) announced today that Mark R. Maddox, Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); Senator Conrad Burns (R-MT); and Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) have been invited to speak at the upcoming Western Fuels Symposium - 19th International Conference on Lignite, Brown, and Subbituminous Coals.
Bill Oddie to Visit First Coastal Wildlife Refuge in Patagonia
September 15, 2004 07:31 PM - World Land Trust
World-famous birder Bill Oddie will be visiting the World Land Trusts reserve in Patagonia in October.
Wildlife Conservation Network presents the Wildlife Conservation Expo 2004
September 15, 2004 07:29 PM - Wildlife Conservation Network
An extraordinary weekend with world-renowned wildlife conservationists and their work to save our planet's rarest species.<
New Early Pest Detection Collaboration to Protect against Invading Species
September 15, 2004 07:27 PM - From Pennsylvania IPM Program
Suspect an insect pest is feeding on the leaves of your apple tree? What is that plant taking over your flowerbeds? Answers to questions like these may be easier to find thanks to a proposed statewide collaborative effort.
New technology helps farmers reduce chemical use; The Rodale Institute® receives USDA grant to cut chemicals by cutting weeds
September 15, 2004 07:24 PM - Straus Communications
A $541,050 federal grant will enable researchers at The Rodale Institute (TRI) to demonstrate how a new spin on old technology could reduce the need for toxic herbicides in American agriculture.
New Playground Opens in Bedford-Stuyvesant, NYC
September 14, 2004 08:14 PM - Trust for Public Land
Today representatives from the nonprofit Trust for Public Land (TPL) were joined by students at P.S/I.S. 25 in Bedford-Stuyvesant at a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opening the school's new playground.