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Be Inspired: Citizen Science and Volunteer Forum

Krista Munger : February 7, 2017 5:32 pm : News blog
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The Pound Ridge Land Conservancy invites nature lovers of all ages to attend our Citizen Science and Volunteer Forum on February 26, 6pm, at the Armstrong Preserve and Education Center in Pound Ridge.  Discover opportunities to help land managers and scientists using your phone, camera, laptop, or simple tools.  Find an internship or volunteer position . . . more »

Announcing PRLC’s Summer 2017 Internship Openings

Krista Munger : January 27, 2017 8:22 pm : News blog
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PRLC is pleased to announce two paid internships available in Summer 2017.  We seek to provide a direct hands-on learning experience in nature preservation to two college students in the Environmental Studies or a similar field of study.  Our interns participate in trail maintenance, habitat protection, and scientific research projects.  They also act as tour . . . more »

For the Birds

Krista Munger : January 9, 2017 1:33 pm : Living Lighter on the Land, News blog
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Do you put seed out for birds in winter?  Millions of Americans enjoy this hobby, even those who might not otherwise be nature-lovers.  We string up suet for woodpeckers and scatter sunflower seed, millet, or corn to attract our personal favorites, perhaps the cardinal, or goldfinches.  Some birds are finicky about visiting feeders, and we . . . more »

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