Monthly Archives: July 2010

Online Petition

We are the 30th most active international petition! Please tell your friends to sign to draw awareness to this local case drawing attention to the worldwide loss of biodiversity through fragmentation and loss of habitat. Click here for Petition Background … Continue reading

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Friends of Animals — PAD Letter to Mayor Nutter, Whitemarsh Twp., Schuylkill Center

See Friends of Animals — PAD Letter to Partners

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Email exchange July 27 – 28, 2010

See email exchange July 27 – 28, 2010 under letters.

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July 27- 29 2010 Press Coverage

Colonial News Roxborough Review Chestnut Hill Local

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American Woodcock

Just ran into a neighbor on a walk by the community gardens, and he reminded me of the American Woodcock that breeds in the Manatawna fields. See American Woodcock letter. It is another of the many species of conservation concern … Continue reading

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Online Petition

Click here for short Online Petition. Click here for Petition Background Information.

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From Colin Dawson, a gardener at the SCEE community farm.

I urge the community gardners to support the Saul School and neighbors to oppose the proposal by City of Philadelphia Parks and recreation to take the Saul hay field for small scale commercial farming. Send an email or write a … Continue reading

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Meeting July 22 to unveil the Preliminary Plan for East 33 and Manatawna

There was an overflow crowd, and the group was overwhelmingly against the proposed Natural Lands Trust extensive trail and new commercial agriculture plan which will fragment the Manatawna wildlife corridor and plow up sensitive habitat supporting the very species Fairmount Park system is trying … Continue reading

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Petition Background Information

Please sign our abbreviated: Online Petition Target: Whitemarsh Township in Montgomery County, PA; City of Philadelphia Mayor’s Office; and Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, PA Background : Whitemarsh Township in Montgomery County, PA; the City of Philadelphia; and the Schuylkill Center for … Continue reading

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Steve Kaufman (of Community Ventures) re: Conflict of Interest

Steve Kaufman of Community Ventures writes the following in a July 22 email: “I think it’s finally  time for me to respond to the concern about conflict of interest.  Conflicts of interest generally occur when someone is involved in two … Continue reading

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