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City Girl: A Natural Conservationist?

Unlike many of my colleagues working in nature conservation, I didn’t grow up with a strong connection to the outdoors. Born in the Bronx and raised on Long Island, I’ve never lived anywhere that I co…

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An Urban Inspiration: The Walnut Hill Community Farm

For a long time, a weed-clogged vacant lot in the shadow of West Philadelphia's elevated train tracks looked so much like the sad, forgotten sliver of land it was that it was practically a cliche. C…

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5 Worst Cities for Parking

By Adam Verwymeren, Networx It’s the bane of big-city life, the never-ending search for a parking spot is one of the most frustrating things about living in a densely populated area. And after all …

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