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Harvesting our summer crops!

On our last activity Saturday, the growing gang harvested all our remaining summer crops including; potatoes, peas and runner beans. The children had a great time getting their hands dirty, discovering vegetable treasures from our previous planting activity days! 103 more words

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Icefin Team on Ice!

October 16th, aboard the USAF C17

After spending yesterday at the Clothing Distribution Center (the other CDC) training and getting outfitted with extreme cold weather (ECW) gear, we headed out to dinner under our sunset of the year. 335 more words

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ERC Trainee Life - Ergonomics Platform Research in the Central Valley

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

by Jenna Armstrong, ERC Trainee

This week, as a graduate student I had an amazing opportunity to join some research staff in conducting an investigatory study on ergonomics in related agricultural occupations. 822 more words

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New DNA Test Could be a Game Changer for Snow Leopards

There has been considerable drama surrounding snow leopard (Panthera uncia) conservation lately. In September, the snow leopard’s threat status was downgraded from Endangered to Vulnerable. 465 more words

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Field investigations and experimental work at a chlorinated solvent site in Långsele, Sweden

One of our students Markus Reischer could join a field investigation in Långsele – Sweden in week 37. This site is contaminated with chlorinated solvents and is investigated by Niras Sweden supported by Niras Denmark for a few years. 318 more words


A working autumn week

It’s a slow ripening season for the Go Local Food pumpkins. Mainly this is due to the lack of recent sunshine and warmth. Ian our grower is hovering, hoping that the rain on Wednesday hasn’t filled up the pumpkins with water again – they were drying out nicely but not turning orange. 195 more words

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