Monthly Archives: September 2010

Open Lands Protection Ordinance a Sham? …wonders community gardener

Per community gardener and architect Colin Dawson,   ”Parks and Recreation has advised the Natural Lands Trust (NLT)that the city intends to proceed with the taking of the Manatawna Farm hayfield from use by WB Saul School as a sustainable hay … Continue reading

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East33.org Flyer

Please distribute Flyer. Forward as a PDF, or copy and post in your neighborhood.

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East 33 / Manatawna Final Public Meeting on September 29,from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road, Philadelphia.

Drew Gilchrist September 22, 2010 Email: Natural Lands Trust’s Center for Conservation Landowners  has been engaged by Whitemarsh Township and the City of Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Commission to develop a natural resource stewardship plan for Manatawna Farm and the East … Continue reading

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Online Petition

Save wildlife by signing our online petition. We are up to 231 signatures. Our goal is 1000. When even the environmental organizations no longer care, we HAVE to care.

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Meadows over Lawns for Wildlife and Stormwater Infiltration- Your Life Calling with Jane Pauley

http://www.aarp.org/tv-radio/your_life_calling/ http://www.aarp.org/personal-growth/experts/janepauley_chat/ 12:50   [Comment From Christina Kobland ]  I reinvented myself because I, like Catherine, feel very strongly about the need to educate the public about the loss of biodiversity and what it means to the planet. I have a … Continue reading

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Whitemarsh Twp. weed ordinance aids wildlife (Chestnut Hill Local Sept. 9, 2010)

Dear Bruce (Whitemarsh Twp manager) — Please share my Letter to the Editor below with codes staff, supervisors, EAB, Shade Tree, Open Space and Planning. I believe it is a very important message. To regress on this ordinance will be an affront … Continue reading

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Online Petition

Save wildlife by signing our online petition. We are up to 224 signatures. Our goal is 1000. When even the environmental organizations no longer care, we HAVE to care. Thank you Steve Waxman and Trax Restaurant and Cafe for supporting … Continue reading

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Postponed SCEE / Philly Compost Zoning Hearing Date

The Zoning Board hearing scheduled for Wednesday, September 15th has been postponed to a later date to be determined by the ZBA. Check east33.org  for future updates.  case # is 12691 and the fax # at the ZBA is 215 686 … Continue reading

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Jesse Jackson on urban farming: Cute but Foolish

September 8, 2010 article m.live.com

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PHILLY COMPOST Q & A TONIGHT SCEE 6 PM

Tonight is the night to learn more about the proposed food waste composting business taking nature center wildlife habitat. Come to ask your questions and learn more prior to SCEE’s September 15 zoning appeal which, if approved, will allow this … Continue reading

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