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  • McIlhinney: Local gas drilling study on hold - PhillyBurb 
  • Jennifer Francis, Professor, Rutgers University presents evidence that climate weirdness is connected to global warming.  VIDEO
    She provides an unprecedented number of sobering events - extreme records from heat, snow, tornadoes, and floods.

    Provides also historical  correlations with CO2 levels - and upward trend in temperatures; and how we know that humans are causing the climate effects.

     

  • On Being - Video Science and Imagination Feature:  "Uncovering the codes of reality"

    Physicist James Gates reveals why string theory stretches our imaginations about the nature of reality. Also, how failure makes us more complete, and imagination makes us more knowledgeable.  onbeing.org
  • Crisp: Climate change reaches scary milestone -
    but no mainstream media attention paid to it.  therepublic.com

    John M. Crisp teaches in the English Department at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas

    Atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide reached an average daily level of just over 400 parts per million

    For nearly a million years, the carbon dioxide level has fluctuated within a relatively narrow range, from around 180 parts per million during ice ages to 280 ppm during warmer periods.
  • Scientists Denying Human-Caused Climate Change Fade from Existence …
    Except in the Media allgov.com

    Counting only those papers that expressed an opinion, the study found that 97.1% “endorsed the consensus position that humans are causing global warming.”

    ... public opinion polls indicate that about half of Americans incorrectly believe there is significant ongoing debate among scientists about the existence of human-caused global warming. That misperception in turn provides an excuse for people to deny warming altogether and oppose policies intended to save the biosphere."
  • CDC - Signs and Symptoms - Lyme Disease

    Preventing tick bites | Removing a tick | Transmission | Signs and symptoms | Diagnosis and testing | Treatment Statistics | Post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome | Lyme disease FAQ | Additional Resources
    Info for Healthcare Professionals | Tool kit | Lyme disease quiz
  • Notable quotes on fracking by Dr. Anthony Ingraffea - Dwight C. Baum Professor of Engineering, Weiss Presidential Teaching Fellow at Cornell University and president of Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy, Inc.

    "... we have been told by the oil and gas industry that our homes, our schools, our hospitals, even if they are in zoned areas for residences, have to become part of their industry. Oil and gas law in most states trumps zoning. It permits the oil and gas industries to establish its industry next to where we live. We’re asked to participate inside their spaces. They are imposing on us the requirement to locate our homes, hospitals and schools inside their industrial space." Source:  Ecowatch.com Jan 2013

    Meet Anthony Ingraffea—From Industry Insider to Implacable Fracking Opponent  
  • PBS - NOVA: Earth from Space
    Detailed satellite images reveal the web of connections that sustain life on Earth.  ... with "scientifically accurate graphics."
  • Videos - Expert Perspectives on Risks of Fracturing
  • Steingraber, Ph.D.:

    Letter to Governor Cuomo regarding cancer risks of hydraulic fracturing PDF

    (well-researched, evidence-based concerns)


    "Many of us devote scarce resources to the effort to research, communicate, and reduce environmental risks of cancer. It is incumbent on us to speak out about the potential for a profound increase in cancer risk in New York State by the permitting of hydraulic fracturing."

The Gallows Run Watershed
 
 

Our future depends on young leaders:

Terrence Noonan (right) receiving GRWA Youth Conservationist Award at GRWA Eighth Annual Members meeting, Nov. 30

Stewardship - baseline assessments
and regular monitoring:

Cheers Due for the Gallows
Run Clean-up crew!

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GRWA Palisades Tree Squad -
Julia Brokaw with Palisades students
teaching tree planting techniques:


 

 


Calendar

GRWA Stream Clean-up
Saturday April 28, 9 AM at Johnny Mac's American Grill, 611 and Route 32, Kintnersville

See Art for Conservation Schedule for 2013

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Event

Date

Details
Gallows Run Lynn Island Clean-up
Saturday, November 12

9 AM
Gallows Run Lynn Island Clean-up
American Grill Restaurant
Rts. 611 & 32 - Kintnersville, PA

Poster.pdf
 
Art for Conservation 2011
Wednesday Nov. 16,

6 pm
Opening Reception

Art for Conservation 2011
Palisades High School
Route 412,  Kintnersville, PA

Artist and volunteer activity
Dec. 12,

9 am
Close show at HS.
LEHIGH VALLEY WATERSHED CONFERENCE
Mar 11
LEHIGH VALLEY WATERSHED CONFERENCE 2011
MARCH 11, 2011 • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY

Registration includes meals,
breaks and conference programs  PDF
Protect Your Groundwater Day ngwa.org
Sep 14
If you own a well to provide water for your family, farm, or business, groundwater protection is doubly important. As a well owner, you are the manager of your own water system. Protecting groundwater will help reduce risks to your water supply.  More
Nockamixon Community Day
Sep 18
Map: Bucks County Horse Park, 8934 Easton Rd., Revere, PA 18953
We will have Raffle for a GRWA gift basket
Springfield Community Day 
Sep 25
 
10-4 PM
Map: Silver Creek Athletic Association
We will have Raffle for a GRWA gift basket
Lynn Island Clean-up  
Oct 30
Sign up is easy ... click  here and provide your name.
Gallows Run Cleanup
April 24
EVENT!  Stream clean up of the Gallows Run as part of Nockamixon Township’s Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 24 at 9 AM.   Done!
Springtown Farmers Market
May 20
Spring . . . and the Springtown Farmers' Market Returns on Thursday, May 20! springtownfarmersmarket.org
Hazardous Waste, Computer - Recycle
Jun 12

Rain/shine
9AM -3PM
Upper Bucks County Area Vo-Tech School, 3115 Ridge Road – Bedminster Township  PDF
Springfield Twp Community Day
Sep 25
Community Day @ Silver Creek Athletic Association on Saturday, September 25, 2010
Art for Conservation
 
 
Nov 7
 
2-5 PM
Sunday
Barn at Rising Sun Farm of Nancy Alessi and Richard Smolev
207 Church Hill Road, Kintnersville.

The artworks will then be exhibited at the Gallery at Palisades High School from November 10-Feb. 1 with a gallery opening on November 17.   In partnership with the Heritage Conservancy
See Art for Conservation for details  | Map to Location
     

 

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