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Volunteers Plant 120 Trees at the Carolin’s Grove Work Session

Admin : May 3, 2016 3:58 pm : News blog
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Our Arbor Day Celebration and volunteer tree-planting event at Carolin’s Grove Preserve on Friday, April 29th was a great success. Thirteen volunteers attended and helped to plant our fenced reforestation area with a new forest to replace what was lost several years ago during Hurricane Sandy. Four of our volunteers came from local high schools. . . . more »

Halle Ravine Preserve is Focus of Early Spring Volunteer Work Session

Admin : April 8, 2016 9:46 am : News blog
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The morning of Saturday, April 2nd with rain, mist and some muddy slosh, a dozen neighbors and volunteers turned out in raincoats, work boots and gloves to help feed a chipper from piles which had been neatly stacked in late fall at the entrance. PRLC’s board and staff were grateful for the all-hands-on-deck attitude and . . . more »

Armstrong Education Center’s Forum on Opportunities for Conservationists of All Ages

Admin : March 15, 2016 8:36 am : News blog
On February 27th,  PRLC held its first forum to connect interested citizen conservationists with local resources and organizations working in the environmental field. We were privileged to have as a guest speaker John Cronin who is the Senior Fellow in Environmental Affairs at the Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies at Pace University, where he . . . more »

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