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Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016 at 10:56 AM EDT

Philly Wants to Recycle Your Leaves

Philly Wants to Recycle Your Leaves

Philadelphia’s Streets Department will begin collecting and recycling fall leaves from the city’s curbs Monday but most of you will need to take your leaves to the city to get them composted. The annual...

Monday, Nov 28, 2016 at 02:24 PM EST

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands to Montco, Bucks

Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine Expands to Montco, Bucks

Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding said the discovery of the Spotted Lanternfly in 25 more municipalities in southeastern Pennsylvania is cause for vigilance, not alarm.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016 at 06:27 AM EDT

Old Train Tracks Turn Into Philly's Own High Line

Old Train Tracks Turn Into Philly's Own High Line

Friends of The Rail Park, a nonprofit, take the next step in fulfilling their vision, inspired by The Promenade Plantee in Paris and the High Line in New York, to bring life to The Rail Park.

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 at 07:37 AM EDT

Climate Action Group Gets 80K Millennials Registered to Vote

Climate Action Group Gets 80K Millennials Registered to Vote

Nearly 80,000 new millennial voters could be making their vote count in the upcoming presidential election.

Thursday, Sep 1, 2016 at 07:13 AM EDT

Pope Calls for New Work of Mercy: Care for Environment

Pope Calls for New Work of Mercy: Care for Environment

Pope Francis is proposing adding care for the environment to the traditional, Gospel-inspired seven works of mercy that Christians are called to perform. Francis made the proposal in a message Thursday to mark...

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 06:58 AM EDT

Obama to Open Conservation Tour in Lake Tahoe and Hawaii

Obama to Open Conservation Tour in Lake Tahoe and Hawaii

President Barack Obama is opening a two-day environmental tour aimed at showcasing conservation efforts before traveling to Asia, where climate change is high on the agenda for his final trip to the region. In...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 07:34 AM EDT

Tesla CEO Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses and Small SUV

Tesla CEO Musk Unveils 'Master Plan': Trucks, Buses and Small SUV

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is working on multiple new vehicles, including heavy trucks and buses that could be unveiled as early as next year. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the Palo Alto-based company also...

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 at 06:42 AM EDT

College Students Build Oyster Habitat

College Students Build Oyster Habitat

Students from Stockton University will construct an oyster reef in Little Egg Harbor Bay, the goal is to increase the oyster population.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016 at 05:24 AM EDT

Push for More Urban Gardens

Push for More Urban Gardens

State officials are hoping more urban gardeners in Delaware will see the fruits, and vegetables, of their labor.

Friday, Jun 10, 2016 at 12:01 PM EDT

Breaking Ground on Trail Connecting NE Philly Neighborhoods

Breaking Ground on Trail Connecting NE Philly Neighborhoods

"Green space is extremely important." Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney joined others to break ground on the K&T Trail to connect the Tacony and Wissinoming neighborhoods.

 

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