Monthly Archives: November 2010

Juvenile Milk Snake

A juvenile milk snake , a species of conservation concern, appeared at Native Return near Manatawna/East33 yesterday,  indicating healthy habitat.

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Philly Compost Facility on Nature Center Thinly Veiled Excuse for Commercial Enterprise

From: Judy Stepenaskie, Certified Industrial Hygienist To: Zoning Board of Adjustment   I am strongly opposed to the granting of the variance, requested by the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, regarding the refusal of application 3 288156, by Chris Dardaris.  … Continue reading

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November 2, 2010 Montgomery News: Lower Salford composting facility suspends food composting while addressing odor, other neighbor concerns

By Erin DuBois Associate Editor Walter and Nancy Larkin, owners of Barnside Farm Composting Facility on Haldeman Road in Lower Salford, are suspending their food composting operation while they work to address neighbors’ concerns over odors, flies and noise coming … Continue reading

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Schuylkill Center Composting Zoning Appeal Postponed received word that SCEE requested a delay in the hearing date. The appeal scheduled for Wednesday, November 3, 2010 is postponed until further notice.

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Montgomery News and Roxborough Review — November 2, 2010 — Philadelphia City Council Unanimously Votes for Landmark Environmental Legislation

  Unanimous Council vote saves Manatawna Farms Montgomery Newspapers The room erupted in loud applause at the mention of landmark environmental legislation introduced by Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. to protect Manatawna Farm …  

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Dear Friends and Supporters, was born as a result of an attempted land grab by ‘environmentalists’ and ‘open space advocates’ who believe initiatives like agriculture, trails and alternative energy installations take precedence over protection of our few remaining wild places — places wildlife require … Continue reading

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Christina Kobland Wins 2010 North American Native Plant Society Garden/Restoration Award

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