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  • Our Blue Earth | The Appalachian Independent
    well as the demonstration of a thermal imaging camera and blower door used Last Updated on Wednesday 25 March 2015 07 52 Read more Arctic Flora to be Topic of Next Native Plant Society Meeting Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Liz McDowell Monday 02 February 2015 17 59 The Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society will hold its regular meeting at Frostburg State University Compton Science Center Room 327 on Tuesday February 17 th at 7 00 pm The guest speaker will be Dr Sunshine Brosi Frostburg State University Biology Department Her presentation titled The Brief Blooms of Alaska Iñupiat Above the Arctic Circle will begin immediately following a brief chapter meeting The public is welcome to attend Ethnobotany students and staff pose for a group photo at their base camp near the Arctic Circle in Alaska Dr Sunshine Brosi Frostburg State University can be seen in the center of the back row in a blue jacket Last summer Sunshine Brosi taught a field Read more Arctic Flora to be Topic of Next Native Plant Society Meeting Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Liz McDowell Monday 02 February 2015 17 59 The Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society will hold its regular meeting at Frostburg State University Compton Science Center Room 327 on Tuesday February 17 th at 7 00 pm The guest speaker will be Dr Sunshine Brosi Frostburg State University Biology Department Her presentation titled The Brief Blooms of Alaska Iñupiat Above the Arctic Circle will begin immediately following a brief chapter meeting The public is welcome to attend Ethnobotany students and staff pose for a group photo at their base camp near the Arctic Circle in Alaska Dr Sunshine Brosi Frostburg State University can be seen

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  • Our Blue Earth | The Appalachian Independent
    giving rise to a rapidly changing climate far outside of our planet s normal range 2 Despite any unknowns there is a clear call to action We have to move beyond our unsustainable addiction to fossil fuels In my estimation this is Read more Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission Will Meet to Discuss Health Report Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Initiative Advisory Committee Monday 08 September 2014 08 58 The Marcellus Shale Safe Drilling Initiative Advisory Commission will hold its next meeting on Monday September 15 at the Lyric Theater in Frostburg from 10 am to 4 pm The meeting will focus on the health report and the State s risk assessment Results of the Maryland risk assessment will be presented and there will be an opportunity for questions Drafts of the risk assessment will be made available to the public as soon as possible following the meeting Local Wildflowers Topic at Next Native Plant Meeting Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Liz McDowell Monday 11 August 2014 13 55 The Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society will hold its regular meeting at the Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg on Tuesday August 19 at 7 00 p m The guest speaker will be Liz McDowell local native plant enthusiast Her program Wildflowers of Mountain Maryland will provide a closer look at many of the native plant species found in Allegany and Garrett Counties Native flowering herbs shrubs and vines that provide value for wildlife and people will be covered The program will begin immediately following a brief MNPS chapter business meeting The public is welcome to attend Liz McDowell has over 30 years of experience in education and the environment She earned her MS in Wildlife Management at the Appalachian

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  • Our Blue Earth | The Appalachian Independent
    into liquid for 1000 foot long shipping tankers coming into the Bay Read more Stepping into the Same River Twice to be Unveiled Reading and Artist Talk Slated Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Savage River Watershed Assocation Monday 21 October 2013 16 55 The Savage River Watershed Association SRWA is pleased to announce the publication of Stepping into the Same River Twice a Limited Edition book of paintings by Patricia Hilton and prose by Barbara Hurd Active members of the Savage River Watershed Association Hilton and Hurd will donate all proceeds from book sales to SRWA to support the protection and preservation of the Savage River Watershed one of Western Maryland s most unique and valuable natural areas According to SRWA board member Annie Bristow The Stepping into the Same River Twice show in June at Cumberland s Gilchrist Gallery generated so much interest that we decided to gather the prose and artwork and offer them to the public in a more permanent fashion The result a 56 Read more Management Strategies in DC Urban Forests Discussed at Next Native Plant Meeting Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Liz McDowell Tuesday 01 October 2013 06 52 The Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society will hold its regular meeting at the Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg on Tuesday October 15 at 7 00 pm The guest speaker will be Mitch Hall Graduate Student Frostburg State University His presentation titled Prioritizing Management Strategies in Washington DC Urban Forests will begin immediately following a brief chapter meeting The public is welcome to attend According to Hall data collected by the Urban Forestry Administration in the District of Columbia were used in combination with a Pest Vulnerability Matrix to examine patterns of vulnerability and diversity in areas

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  • Our Blue Earth | The Appalachian Independent
    Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Courtesy Gil Hazelwood ACM PR Office Thursday 18 April 2013 21 06 CUMBERLAND Md Allegany College of Maryland s Peace Studies Club will screen two films with an environmental theme during Earth Week activities that ask people to do one thing to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and help the environment The two films are Home which presents aerial only footage for an awe inspiring view of Earth and The Island President the story of the first democratically elected president of the climate threatened Maldives Home to be shown at 12 30 p m Monday April 22 presents filmmaker Yann Arthus Bertrand s concern for the health of the planet and unique perspective and insight into the effects that humans have had on Earth Island President an award winning film by Jon Shenk relates the Last Updated on Thursday 18 April 2013 21 07 Read more Evergreen Hosts Science Discovery Camp Scholarships Available Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Janice Keene Thursday 18 April 2013 06 54 The Evergreen Heritage Center is pleased to offer its 2013 summer Science Discovery Camp providing educational fun outdoor learning experiences for young people ages 8 to 12 Camp activities reinforce science concepts taught during the school year and engage students with hands on fun and exploration Camp sessions are conducted at the Evergreen Heritage Center in Mount Savage by trained education personnel Participants may attend one or both camp sessions Safari Sleuths July 8 to 12 9 00 a m 12 00 p m daily During this week long session campers discover the diversity of our local ecosystems explore our forest and wetlands learn to identify different plants and animals discover the food and water sources needed by each to survive keep a journal Read more

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  • Our Blue Earth | The Appalachian Independent
    on the campus of Allegany College of Maryland More than 100 people came together to watch the film with nearly half of those staying for the post film discussion Mark Beals Manager of Green Ridge State Forest and Dr Natalia Buta Assistant Professor of Frostburg State University s Department of Parks and Recreation served as panelists helping to localize the issues introduced in the film and provide attendees with suggestions for further engagement Using aerial photography to document contemporary environmental issues the film s sweeping images captured both the majesty of the natural world and the sweeping changes it s witnessed Read more Comments 1 One Vision Many Voices Film Series Presents Remarkable Home Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Gil Hazelwood Wednesday 20 February 2013 21 29 CUMBERLAND Md The environment themed film series of the One Vision Many Voices initiative continues Monday Feb 25 with Home which takes an above the Earth view for a remarkable perspective on human impact Filmmaker Yann Arthus Bertrand uses only aerial footage to provide an awe inspiring view of Earth out of concern for its health His tour of over 50 countries provides unique insight into the effects that humans have had on Earth This second of four films in a series that explores environmental issues relevant to the Appalachian region is part of One Vision Many Voices a year long celebration of Appalachian culture and community connections Home will be screened at 7 00 p m in ACM s Zimmer Theater It and the remaining two films in the series to be Read more Frostburg State University to Again Take Part in RecycleMania Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Courtesy Frostburg State University News Media Services Sunday 10 February 2013 12 03 RecycleMania is back in action

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  • Our Blue Earth | The Appalachian Independent
    November 2012 08 00 There will be a free screening of the documentary Gasland at the Embassy Theatre in downtown Cumberland on Thursday November 15 at 7 00 p m The event will be sponsored by non profit organizations Chesapeake Climate Action Network and Citizen Shale The goal is to inform the public of the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing better known as fracking as Western Maryland faces this issue There will be an open discussion after the screening For more information contact Desiree Bullard at This e mail address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it FSU Symbolically Unplugs Off Grid Sustainable Energy Research Facility Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Courtesy Frostburg State University News Media Services Thursday 01 November 2012 06 52 FROSTBURG Md Frostburg State University in Western Maryland symbolically unplugged its Sustainable Energy Research Facility SERF from the electrical grid on Monday Oct 29 The completely off grid building in the Allegany Business Center at Frostburg State University ABC FSU will serve as home to a wide variety of renewable energy research projects and instructional classes as well as being a demonstration and test site for technologies that allow buildings to be separate from the power grid SERF may be off the grid but it puts Frostburg State University very much on the map as a national leader in renewable energy research which opens the doors for us to welcome visiting researchers consultants companies and other partners who wish to further the Last Updated on Thursday 01 November 2012 07 01 Read more One Vision Home Ground celebrate mountain life at Rocky Gap Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Mike Snyder Sunday 07 October 2012 11 54 ROCKY GAP The Appalachian Independent kicked off the inaugural

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  • Our Blue Earth | The Appalachian Independent
    more New Advances in Plant Identification Demonstrated at Next Native Plant Meeting Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Courtesy Liz McDowell Wednesday 06 June 2012 07 02 The Western Mountains Chapter of the Maryland Native Plant Society will hold its regular meeting at the Appalachian Laboratory in Frostburg on Tuesday June 19 at 7 00 p m The guest speaker will be Dr Donna Ford Werntz Herbarium Curator West Virginia University Her presentation titled What plant is that the XID system for plant identification will begin immediately following a brief chapter meeting The public is welcome to attend There are various ways old and new to identify plants Dichotomous keys have a long history as the scientific standard for species identification However they have various drawbacks that limit their utility especially for the amateur botanist Dr Ford Werntz has recently completed coding West Virginia plant species characteristics Last Updated on Wednesday 06 June 2012 07 02 Read more Water Quality Workshop Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Janice Keene Friday 18 May 2012 08 04 Maryland Attorney General Holds Forth In Garrett County Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Jeff Davis Thursday 17 May 2012 19 30 Maryland Attorney General Holds Forth In Garrett County Fresh on the heels of a report naming the Potomac River as the most polluted river in our country Maryland State Attorney General Doug Gansler was in Garrett County on Wednesday speaking to a group of interested citizens at the community college This was a continuation of his office s environmental river audits addressing the problems of pollution in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries Last Updated on Thursday 17 May 2012 19 40 Read more Outdoor Fun at the Evergreen Heritage Center Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth

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  • Our Blue Earth | The Appalachian Independent
    along the by ways of Garrett County in search of the towering energy redeemers that leave no footprint of carbon Renewable energy is going to be the mantra of the near future as it is apparent that the ever rising cost of oil gas and other carbon based fuels are going to keep our country on an inexorable path to clean green power that never runs out Last Updated on Tuesday 19 January 2010 15 15 Read more Climate Change The Real Threat Our Blue Earth Our Blue Earth Written by Craig Etchison Sunday 17 August 2008 13 13 Climate Change The Real Threat By Craig Etchison Over the past few years the Bush administration has told the country to be afraid To b e very afraid Most especially to be afraid of terrorists and terrorism Last Updated on Tuesday 19 January 2010 15 17 Read more Start Prev 21 22 23 24 25 Next End Page 25 of 25 Web appindie org AppIndie s Mountain Traditions Film Project Latest Comments section Our Blue Earth Community Responds to HOME a response by Steve Resh New Report Warns of economic benefits of gas drilling Natural Gas Breaking Corrections for Kara and

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