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Sharing Common Ground 

By Globe Times Staff | July 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Sharing Common Ground 

Written by Gene Burke As The Common Place (TCP) continues to serve the children of Southwest Philadelphia, an important collaborative partnership has formed with John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge. Starting […]

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FREE Healthy Meals Available for Students in West and Southwest Philly

By Globe Times Staff | July 1, 2022 | Comments Off on FREE Healthy Meals Available for Students in West and Southwest Philly

From Rep. Joanna McClinton– ATTENTION NEIGHBORS: Wanted to remind you that while school is out this summer, FREE healthy meals are still available for students in West + Southwest Philly […]

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The Three F’s of Tinicum Marsh

By Globe Times Staff | June 30, 2022 | Comments Off on The Three F’s of Tinicum Marsh

Written by Garrett Whilte Fishing at the Refuge? Fun.  Worrying about when the next flood will hit your block? Not fun.  Wondering how these two things are related? Read on. […]

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Root for Native Plants! 

By Globe Times Staff | June 30, 2022 | Comments Off on Root for Native Plants! 

Written by Satvik Garapati and Trevor Njonjo Native or non-native? Can you tell which blooming beauty can harm the environment and which can help? John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge has […]

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Nurturing Nature at John Heinz NWR

By Globe Times Staff | June 23, 2022 | Comments Off on Nurturing Nature at John Heinz NWR

Written by Carmelita Rosner Do you need a place for some self care? A spot where you can clear your head and take some time to yourself?  John Heinz National […]

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Meet the Maintenance Team

By Globe Times Staff | June 23, 2022 | Comments Off on Meet the Maintenance Team

Written by Hoan Tran and Hannah Tyburski Have you ever wondered what job might require hopping on a skidsteer at a community garden and mentoring a new hunter at sunrise […]

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News from Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition

By Globe Times Staff | June 23, 2022 | Comments Off on News from Eastwick Friends & Neighbors Coalition

By Deborah Jefferson, EFNC History Committee Chairperson Curious about what Eastwick Friends and Neighbors Coalition, often called EFNC, has been up to lately? Over the past several years, EFNC has […]

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Mentored Hunting in Southwest Philadelphia

By Globe Times Staff | June 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Mentored Hunting in Southwest Philadelphia

Written by Haley Phillips “Mentored hunting” isn’t a phrase you’d expect to hear in Philadelphia. Neither is “hunters of color”. And that’s exactly why John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at […]

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A Call to Action

By Globe Times Staff | June 17, 2022 | Comments Off on A Call to Action
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Enjoying Birds in the City

By Globe Times Staff | June 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Enjoying Birds in the City

Written by Robin Irizarry, Audubon Mid-Atlantic Delaware River Watershed Program Manager With block after block of concrete, cities can often feel devoid of nature. If we take a moment, though, […]

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