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2019 summer camps

Environmental Education Centers Offer Nature-Based Summer Camps

There’s no better way to learn about the watershed than to explore it.  There’s no better way to appreciate the plants and animals that live there than to know them.  When school is out and parents need to sort through the myriad opportunities to keep their children busy, consider fun and educational camps that may…

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earth day 2019 events

Commemorate Earth Day 2019 with Family-Friendly Events

In honor of Earth Day, held on April 22, the Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River (AWE) environmental education centers are rallying together to host an exciting mix of educational, fun and eco-friendly events.  Plan to get out in nature and have a blast. Here are some options on how to spend your…

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circuit trails opening at Audubon

Celebrate Opening Day of Circuit Trails With Environmental Events

The outdoor season is officially underway, and member centers are commemorating the opening of the Circuit Trails on Saturday, April 13 with a variety of mostly free events being held throughout the Delaware River watershed. Check out everything that’s in store and start making your plans to explore the circuit trails this spring and summer. …

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The Power of Rivers | Camille Kauffman

Have you ever listened to a river speak? Maybe you have heard it, but have you listened? It could have been the soft trickle of water passing over rocks, the roar of rapids gushing downstream, or the splash of meandering waves crashing on a brook. Rivers are a huge philosophical and spiritual symbol in one…

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Tarilyn Medlar

Visiting Petty’s Island before it is open to the public was an amazing, unique experience. I didn’t grow up in a city, I’m suburban through and through. Deer in the backyard, turkey in the road, raccoons in the attic. That’s always been normal for me. Even though my undergraduate school was in the Bronx (Riverdale),…

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Girl crouches by sign "Whats your water story"

Jane Eisenhardt

To all my Avatar fans, this post is for you. This past weekend I just finished watching James Cameron’s wonderful film and could not help but be inspired by the Na’vi character’s intense connection with the natural world. The characters not only find beauty and pleasure throughout Pandora, but they also have a deep spiritual…

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