conservation

Migrating Snow Geese flying from a lake at Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
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Rasa Kaye
February 18, 2020 - 7:43 am
A major study last year warned that North America is experiencing a "massive reduction in the abundance of birds," part of an even broader mass extinction worldwide. Several Philly-area authrories are committing to conservation projects and promoting wildlife habitats. Find out how you can...
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Eco-friendly New Year's resolutions
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Rasa Kaye
December 30, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Take a long view at the next year, if not the next decade, and consider how we can all maintain the momentum toward preserving the planet. We like to call it 1Thing we can all do, but if you’re revising your list of New Year’s resolutions, there are actions you can take on a daily, monthly or once-...
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New Jersey hillside
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David Madden
November 26, 2019 - 3:08 pm
New Jersey is buying a large piece of land from Atlantic City Electric in rural Cumberland County in the name of conservation. Read more here.
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John McDevitt
September 11, 2019 - 9:05 pm
The Philadelphia Zoo extends much further than the 42 acres in West Philadelphia, doing conservation work all over the world.
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In this handout photo taken on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 and provided by Fundacion Catalunya La Pedrera, a two month old lynx looks up at the Mont Natura complex in Alt Aneu Pallars Sobira, Spain.
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August 08, 2019 - 11:53 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish nature conservation center says that the first baby lynx has been born in the Pyrenees in nearly a century. The Eurasian lynx is considered extinct in the Spanish and French Pyrenees, and the last time it was witnessed in these mountains was in the 1930s. The...
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Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps trainees Giovani and Shyion
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Steve Tawa
August 06, 2018 - 2:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps is a statewide initiative that offers work experience, job training, and educational opportunities for young people, while being out in nature. Overlooking Strawberry Mansion Reservoir in East Fairmount Park, State Department of Conservation...
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PennEnvironment is calling on elected officials to pass a statewide ban on one-time use items.
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Antionette Lee
July 26, 2018 - 7:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As it turns out, those Styrofoam to-go plates you use for lunch and the cup you drink your morning coffee from aren't as harmless as you may think. The conservation organization PennEnvironment is asking small businesses and restaurants to retire Styrofoam products. "...
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Stoneleigh is a 42-acre property near the Villanova Law School.
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Jim Melwert
June 28, 2018 - 12:24 pm
LOWER MERION, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law in Pennsylvania will make it harder for Lower Merion School District to take all or part of Stoneleigh Garden in Villanova. The district has targeted that site, the former Haas Estate, in its search for a location for a new middle school or for athletic...
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