Monthly Archives: December 2010

Native Return, LLC

Concerned by the loss of wildlife habitat, Christina Kobland founded Native Return with the goal of convincing others to share their land with wildlife. The company is designed to be a “one stop shop” for clients wishing to establish native plant … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Police Disrupt Legal Demonstration in Park — First Amendment Violation?

Chestnut Hill Local December 15, 2010: Click here for Opinion Piece by Len Lear Deer kill protest turns into First Amendment battle

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Schuylkill Nature Center Permanently Preserved

The largest tract of privately owned green space in Philadelphia is now protected from development into perpetuity. Officials at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education reached an agreement for a conservation easement on 325 acres of woods and fields in … Continue reading

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Christina Kobland: Friend of bobolink, foe of farmer???

Fear the Reaper: Meet the woman slowly crushing Philly’s urban agriculture dreams. Philadelphia City Paper, December 15, 2010 Not a nice title, but I guess they have to sell papers. Truth is, urban agriculture in the right place can be a good thing. … Continue reading

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The Latest Trend in Landscaping

Click here for a direct working link to Christina Kobland’s interview with CBS’s Carol Erickson on the new trend in landscaping.  Eliminate raking, watering, fertilizing, mowing… and benefit the wildlife! The interview resulted from Christina’s North American Native Plant Society – Ontario, Canada - Award, … Continue reading

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