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Bring Back the Bush! with the 500 Schools Planting Program


Book now to involve your students in this fantastic program to ‘bring back the bush’ to Western Sydney. A great day out where students will contribute to their local environments by planting habitat trees to help the return of native animals. 57 more words


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Water… I need water… We ALL do!

I got ALL heated up while writing about water in my last post… I was mostly angry at myself… then I got angry at everyone else!  402 more words


District Customers Are Conserving

MMWD’s water production for the period February-June 2014 was 15% lower than production for the same period in 2013. Many thanks are due to district customers for quickly heeding the MMWD Board of Directors’ January 21 call for voluntary reductions in water use. 217 more words


Tanzanian Safari: Ngorongoro Crater

My time in Arusha was spent learning what I could about development in Tanzania. This consisted of attending lectures given by academic experts in various fields and visiting site locations related to the four areas of development my program is concerned about: economy, governance, healthcare, and education. 395 more words


The 'tipping point'

Is the clock ticking for grouse shooting? Or at least for ‘driven grouse shooting’, the more intensive form where the need for large numbers of grouse to be available for shooting creates ‘Dalek-like gamekeepers’ with a one-word vocabulary, ‘Exterminate! 958 more words


Crystal clear

The last word on water (for now). Wooden tanks filled with potable water pepper the New York City skyline. Iconic and prolific, the city’s 17,000 water towers stand as symbols of hydro-abundance in America. 410 more words


Conservation of Plummer Hall Portraits

The Plummer Hall Reading Room in the Plummer Library on the 14th floor of the Plummer Building contains a number of large oil portraits of the Mayo Brothers, their early partners (on the south wall), and former chairmen of the Board of Governors (north wall).

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