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Stories with subject: Environmental education
  • Cataloging animals, plants in preparation for an oil spill story has photos
    Updated: Jul-26-15 11:18 am

    BRICK, New Jersey - An effort inspired by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to catalog marine, animal and plant life along the Jersey shore and its industrial waterways is increasing knowledge of exactly what is in the water - information that could be crucial to restoring habitats and assessing penalties after any serious oil spill.

  • Recent Kansas Editorials 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 8:06 am

    Salina Journal, July 20

  • University students learn small-scale farming practices 
    Updated: Jul-18-15 2:09 am

    GREELEY, Colorado - "It," for Leslie Trejo and a handful of University of Northern Colorado undergraduates, is a new, hands-on summer course called urban farming. "It," involves a 5,000-square-foot greenhouse and three-quarters of an acre of outdoor gardening space in north Greeley on O Street. And "it," it turns out, is a lot more fun that sitting in an air-conditioned classroom.

  • Kentucky students working on conservation projects 
    Updated: Jul-17-15 3:38 am

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Students in an environmental program sponsored by The Nature Conservancy are working on conservation projects in Kentucky.

  • Vermont Environmental chief returning to law school 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 1:30 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - The commissioner of the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation is leaving state government to return to Vermont Law School.

  • NY DEC to issue permits for Belleayre Resort Project 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 8:34 am

    ALBANY, New York - The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is giving the go-ahead for a resort near the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center.

  • Student-based nonprofit helping at national park in Indiana 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 4:26 pm

    DUNE ACRES, Indiana - Restoration and remediation efforts at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore have gotten a boost from student volunteers at several of the state's universities and a $1 million donation.