Monthly Archives: January 2011

Did MCLT cave to millionaires building an illegal corral in Whitemarsh Township? City Paper, January 26, 2011

This article and email below came to my inbox today. In my opinion, conservation easements are only as good as their language and their enforcement. There is a flaw in the system. I discovered it myself through personal experience with … Continue reading

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Concern about Philadelphia’s Zoning Overhaul

Zoning Overhaul Draws Shawmont Residents’ Questions -  Zoning Code Commission outlines proposed zoning changes for Upper Roxborough area  by Sam Fran Scazuzzo Excerpts from the story: ‘Fearful of zoning changes that could upset the easily flooded and environmentally sensitive area, Shawmont … Continue reading

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Green Woods Charter School will relocate from Schuylkill Nature Center by 2012

Excerpts from the Newsworks.org January 20, 2011 story: ‘Once Green Woods moves out, the Schuylkill Center says the building’s use will remain educational, just like it was before the school opened its doors. According to (Eleanor) Morris, her mother (who … Continue reading

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From Eleanor Smith Morris: Friends of the Schuylkill Nature Center Newsletter

Eleanor Smith Morris is the daughter of the donor of the majority of the Nature Center’s land.  Click here to read her side of the story, including these excerpts: “ Although I am pleased that the Board has finally adopted some … Continue reading

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Christina Kobland and Lisa Levinson: Schuylkill Center needs higher level of protections

Click here for the full January 6, 2011 NewsWorks.org story. “Sixty-five acres is a potentially huge amount of wildlife habitat to convert to agriculture and for structures,” says Kobland. “Conservation easements … are only as good as what they allow.” … Continue reading

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PECO Right of Way adjacent to East33 added to Wildlife Protection Alliance (Wildlife PAL)

Click here to view the wildlife corridor installed and managed by Native Return on the PECO Right of Way from Harts lane to east of Manor Road in Miquon. The animals are fairly safe as it is off limits to … Continue reading

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