Archive for June, 2009
Last week, five members of the SCH community participated in a 5 day immersion experience in Princeton with about 40 other New Jerseyans from all across the state. This training follows a 2 day introduction last month and will continue throughout the year. If this program sounds familiar, it’s because a group of us participated [...]
Part of that ol’ axiom to “think globally, act locally” means paying attention to what’s going on politically. That’s especially this week in Washington DC where climate change legislation took a tentative step forward. Just barely. After surviving a squeaker vote in the House, the bill now goes onto an even tougher battle in the [...]
Thanks to NPR’s local affiliate WHYY for this report on the prominent role towns like Cherry Hill play in sustaining the honey bee population. So have a look look/listen and brainstorm some native wildflowers to plant in your garden. Kerry Grens makes the call via NPR download stream here: Watch the video report: J J [...]
At the most recent Sustainable Cherry Hill board meeting, we got a master class from Ruth Anne Robbins about $avings and sustainability while printing Â documents at home or at work. Here are a few bullet points straight from Ruth Anne’s smartly formatted email for you to use! In short, there’s a lot you can do [...]
If a picture is worth 1000 words, a video is worth even more. See for yourself.
(today’s update by Jay Lassiter of Cherry Hill)– Community and sustainability were on display Tuesday night at the Cherry Hill Library for our Environmentalism 101 session. Over fifty-five people showed up to hear short talks given by writer/lobbyistÂ Frank Brill, Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt and Freeholder Jeff Nash.Â (see pic, l-r with Lori, our fearless leader) We wanted [...]
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2009Contact: Jen Kelley, Communications DirectorPhone: 856.910.9685Fax: 856.661.4719E-mail: JKelley@CHTownship.com SCH to Host Panel on Environmental Politics (Cherry Hill, N.J.) â€“ From targeting polluted streams and rivers to solid-waste management and mandatory recycling to wetlands protection and open-space preservation, New Jersey legislators have been on the forefront of major environmental [...]