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Agricultural sustainability in the face of a growing world population, diminishing resources, and a changing climate

AWRA’s Agricultural Hydrology and Water Quality II Spring Conference – Abstracts due: October 9, 2012; Conference: March 25-27, 2013 — St. Louis, Missouri — The last Agricultural Hydrology meeting was in 2003. This conference focuses on agricultural sustainability in the face … Continue reading

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Sustainable agriculture, manure to power, and other conservation practices

Good afternoon CN, Here’s the latest video from the Chesapeake Bay Program. I visited Brubaker Farms in Lancaster County, PA to learn about sustainable agriculture, manure to power, and other really neat conservation practices. Thanks for watching, and please share! … Continue reading

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24th Annual Environment Virginia Symposium

24th Annual Environment Virginia Symposium – Conference: April 9-11, 2013 — Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Virginia.  Presentations are accepted by industry, business, government, academic, and non-profit professionals and by undergraduate students on topics including, but not limited to: Chesapeake Bay, Stormwater … Continue reading

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Environmental Field School

Environmental Field School Vickie Boutwell, Education Support Specialist, Staunton River Battlefield State Park  Staunton River Battlefield State Park hosted the 13th annual Environmental Field School from June 18th to June 22nd. This program was designed to promote interest in stewardship of … Continue reading

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Farm Energy Efficiency: From Audit to Funding – workshop registration

4.) Workshop: Farm Energy Efficiency: From Audit to Funding – Registration deadline: August 10, 2012; Workshop: August 16, 2012 (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) — Franklin Center, Rocky Mount, Virginia –Tobacco, dairy, and poultry producers can discover new tools for … Continue reading

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Native Plants of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

See below for a call for reprints of this guide (Native Plants of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed). Please respond directly to Ms. Reshetiloff if your organization is interested in purchasing reprints from the printer (Mount Royal Printing). Also please note … Continue reading

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Scientific American Society & Policy emails on current topics

This is a good source of information on current topics in science.  You might be interested in subscribing to receive email updates periodically. Check it out here:  http://links.email.scientificamerican.com/servlet/MailView?ms=Mzk0MzY3ODcS1&r=NTM5ODI0NzUyNwS2&j=MTUwMDU0NjI3S0&mt=1&rt=0 Scroll to the bottom and sign up to receive the newsletter.  

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State of VA removes Commission on Climate Change website from public view

The State of Virginia, no longer placing a priority on the work or findings of Virginia’s Commission on Climate Change, recently removed the Commission’s website from public view.  Wetlands Watch stepped forward and has re-created the website to keep it … Continue reading

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Schoolyard Restoration: Landscapes for Learning

Upcoming Educational Events From: Ecological Landscaping Association ela.info@comcast.net  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1.   Schoolyard Restoration: Landscapes for Learning http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001Cfp7AXUGzpYzOFHyjbcTx9hjVP51zpv4bhrNvw_2L5eHWVTtT59nAkAVXH9Bcn6oYgQ6VCS0KXOuMXVMMPoTpBehH9SyJ_zul2Jr0VyafZF0RxGdMHv7ZS6HlRM6WH4-uX4GbRDN6eZfigXOemabn2NKkcdX3_L4kI-qlwRaiPRniA7ICHf-XpRp7vzl–Hbju94SK6VxQHMOu0yz0IOqhEHKiyhSuW9%5D Tuesday, July 10, 11:15 am – 2:00 pm (Rain Date July 17) Milton and Jamaica Plain, MA Join landscape architect, Ruth Parnall, for a … Continue reading

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