Apr 9, 2009

The Positive and Economic Contribution of Trees

We recently came across this great little article about the value of street trees from Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space. Here’s a great quote from the article, which was orginally posted in 2007: “Trees not only mitigate greenhouse gases, improve stormwater quality, lower emissions by reducing energy use and improve air quality, but they…

Apr 8, 2009

TIDE: Marine Science Summer Camp for High School Students

We were just informed of this cool opportunity for high school students. It’s in Delaware, and the application deadline is soon, but it looks like a neat program! Science cruise, marsh exploration in store for high school summer campers Applications are being accepted for TIDE Camp Summer 2009, which is an instructional program designed to…

Apr 7, 2009

Job Announcement: Friends of High School Park

The Friends of High School Park is conducting a job search to fill a newly created position of Park Restoration Manager. This new position will help us implement the recently completed Ecological Restoration Master Plan for High School and Ogontz Parks. This is a part time (24 hours per week) position. Core responsibilities include 1)…

Mar 31, 2009

Ethical Electronics Recycling: A Huge Success!

We wanted to give a great big THANK YOU to everyone who came out for our ethical electronics recycling event this weekend, especially our hardworking volunteers. We’ll be posting detailed coverage of the event shortly, but in the meantime, here are a few of your questions answered. Many of the people who dropped off their…

Mar 20, 2009

Take the Green Streets Survey Online!

The City of Philadelphia wants to understand the level of interest residents have in street greening. Please help us gauge the interest by completing the Green Streets Survey and passing it on to anyone else who might be interested. Thanks!

Mar 2, 2009

Ethical Electronics Recycling

TTF Watershed Partnership Hosts Ethical Electronics Recycling Event to Protect World’s Waterways Ethical Electronics Recycling at Cedarbrook Middle School on Saturday and Sunday, March 28 & 29, 11am-3pm Next Spring, Massachusetts resident Christopher Swain will dive into the Atlantic Ocean in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and begin a 1000-mile swim to Washington, DC, in an effort to…

Mar 2, 2009

TTF has a newsblog!

TTF is building a network of blogs and wikis off of its homepage to bring all our great people, events and information together online. This is the first step. Wish us luck! Sarah and Katie

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