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March 2017
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WILLIAMSBURG HUNTINGDON – Habitat Care work parties on the Lower Trail

March 4 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lower Trail,
Williamsburg, PA 16693 United States
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March 4 and March 25 — join us for one work party, or both!   MEET: in the parking lot of the Williamsburg Trailhead of the Lower Trail, on East First St., 1½ blocks in from High St. SUPPLIES: Dress to get dirty. Waterproof footwear a plus. Gloves and clippers provided, or bring your own. If weather is too cold or wet, Greg will cancel. Call to confirm. THE PROJECT: Remove invasive plants (privet, Tartarian honeysuckle, multiflora rose) that are…

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$10

DEVON-MAIN LINE: Judy Wicks – In the Spirit of Standing Rock: Protecting What We Love

March 5 @ 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Main Line Unitarian Church,
816 South Valley Forge Road
Devon, 19333-1825 United States
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Registeration required for this event organized and hosted by Main Line Unitarian Church. (Pro tip: peer up at their solar shingles before you go in!) Building on her experience at Standing Rock and her career as a socially and environmentally minded entrepreneur, Judy will discuss how we can build a values-based regional economy that protects our water, air, and land for future generations, creates meaningful jobs, increases equality and builds healthy and joyful community life. Judy Wicks is an author, international activist…

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ALTOONA: movie and panel – Faith Against Fracking

March 5 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church,
806 13th St.
Altoona, PA 16602 United States
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Join us for a free showing of the movie Faith Against Fracking (trailer below), followed by presentations by two Pennsylvania residents who have paid the price of petroleum extraction and transport. Ellen Gerhart, Huntingdon County, was forced by eminent domain to allow the Mariner 2 pipeline to cross her land, which had long been placed under registered forest protection. Michael Badges-Canning, Butler County, has firsthand experience of the damage fracking has done to his drinking water. There will be a brief,…

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STATE COLLEGE: Habitat Care workparty

March 11 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Walnut Spring Park,
Walnut Spring Lane, 1 block East of University Dr.
State College, PA United States
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MEET: on Walnut Spring Lane at the Walnut Spring Park sign one block East of University Dr. From there we’ll walk to the marsh. SUPPLIES: Dress to get dirty. Waterproof footwear a plus. Gloves and clippers provided, or bring your own. If weather is too cold or wet, Greg will cancel. Call to confirm. THE PROJECT: Remove invasive plants (privet, Tartarian honeysuckle, multiflora rose) that are crowding out native shrubs, filling up the wetland, choking walnut trees, and blocking the…

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Caring for Creation with Rev. Mitch Hescox

March 15 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Colonial Park United Church of Christ,
5000 Devonshire Road
Harrisburg, PA 17112 United States
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Rev. Mitch Hescox will talk about his book Caring for Creation.    Caring for Creation,  co-authored by meteorologist Paul Douglas,  is a clear, compelling, and thoughtful blend of faith and science. Mitch Hescox leads the Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN), the largest evangelical group dedicated to creation care.  He has testified before Congress, spoken at the White House, and is frequently quoted in the national press.  Prior to EEN, he pastored a church for 18 years and worked in the coal industry.

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$65

GETTYSBURG: Trinity Institute — Water Justice

March 22 @ 7:00 PM - March 24 @ 5:00 PM
Lutheran Theological Seminary, Gettysburg,
61 Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg, PA 17325 United States
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From Flint, Michigan, to Standing Rock, North Dakota, from the waterways of Pennsylvania to rising sea levels in the Marshall Islands, Trinity Institute 2017 will help us better understand how we can respond to our call to care for God’s sacred gift of water. Join the cosponsors below at Gettysburg Seminary March 22-24 knowing that this curriculum specifically links water justice and climate justice — and that you'll end up with access to recorded sessions you can use for small group study…

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monthly Policy Update call

March 23 @ 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Email for call info.  These calls are scheduled monthly, and are a chance to develop and maintain a base of knowledge about current  and emerging climate policy and legislation, municipal through federal, with a focus on important issues and/or roles for Pennsylvanians and moral, ethical, and faith-rooted messages.  More. The calls are open to people at any stage of advocacy and policy involvement.  We begin and end with a short meditation, reflection, prayer or centering breath, and include both reports and…

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WILLIAMSBURG HUNTINGDON — Habitat Care workparties on the Lower Trail

March 25 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Lower Trail,
Williamsburg, PA 16693 United States
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March 4 and March 25 — join us for one work party, or both!   MEET: in the parking lot of the Williamsburg Trailhead of the Lower Trail, on East First St., 1½ blocks in from High St. SUPPLIES: Dress to get dirty. Waterproof footwear a plus. Gloves and clippers provided, or bring your own. If weather is too cold or wet, Greg will cancel. Call to confirm. THE PROJECT: Remove invasive plants (privet, Tartarian honeysuckle, multiflora rose) that are…

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