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Riverbend Environmental Education Center

Posted February 19, 2014

Mission: Situated on 30 acres in Gladwyne, PA, Riverbend Environmental Education Center “teaches environmental principles to children in Southeastern Pennsylvania through a direct connection with nature, inspiring respect for our natural world and action as aware, responsible and caring citizens”. Learn more at  http://www.riverbendeec.org/. Services/Programs Provided: Riverbend offers a variety of programs for the community, […]

Next City

Posted February 19, 2014

Updated on 12/06/2017 Mission: Next City, formerly Next American City, is a non-profit media organization dedicated to connecting cities and informing the people who work to improve them, especially young emerging leaders. Services/Programs Provided: Next City provides daily coverage of public policy and current affairs from an urbanist perspective online at http://nextcity.org. In addition to online […]

Energy Vision

Posted February 19, 2014

Mission: Founded by Bryn Mawr alumna Joanna Underwood, Energy Vision is a New York-based national nonprofit organization that seeks to “analyze and promote ways to make a swift transition to pollution-free renewable energy sources and to the clean, petroleum-free transportation fuels of the future.” The organization’s strategy is to educate the government, businesses, students, and […]

Philadelphia Zoo

Posted February 19, 2014

Mission: The Philadelphia Zoo, the first of its kind in the U.S., aims to advance discovery, understanding and stewardship of the natural world through exhibition and interpretation of living animals and plants. An accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Philadelphia Zoo has a reputation for excellence in conservation and scientific research. […]

Harriton House

Posted February 19, 2014

Mission: Harriton House is a historical site and local cultural gem, dating back to 1704. This site and adjoining land was the home of Charles Thompson, the first and only Secretary to the Continental and Confederation Congresses. Harriton House is surrounded by a park, gardens and a stream, in addition to a site apiary and […]

The Academy of Natural Sciences at Drexel University

Posted February 19, 2014

Mission: Founded in 1812, the Academy of Natural Sciences is America’s oldest natural history museum and a world leader in biodiversity and environmental research. The mission of the Academy is to encourage and cultivate the sciences, explore the remarkable diversity of the natural world, and share these discoveries with the public through innovative exhibits, publications, […]

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