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Groundwork Lawrence on WBZ Channel 4

Groundwork Lawrence was recently featured in a news piece about their work. The Green Team, made up of young people is included. Check it out at the link below. http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/11/14/lawrence-volunteers-clean-up-city-river/

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FOREST SERVICE OFFERS PLANNING TOOLS FOR YOUR FALL COLORS VACATION

Website and Hotline Provide Peak Viewing and Trip Planning Information The U.S. Forest Service is urging people to get outdoors, spend time in rural communities and urban forests, and enjoy one of nature’s most spectacular seasons with its fall colors

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Learn, Play, Grow: Honoring 18 years of schoolyard investment in Boston, 10/16

Mayor Thomas M. Menino The Boston Schoolyard Funders Collaborative Boston Public Schools invite you to Learn, Play, Grow: A Celebration of the Boston Schoolyard Initiative Honoring 18 years of schoolyard investment in Boston Featuring a ribbon-cutting for the new Higginson-Lewis

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August is Tree Check Month!

Have you checked your trees for invasive wood-boring beetles? Check for 10 minutes and get a free sticker or button. Asian Longhorned Beetle and Emerald Ash Borer are two invasive insects threatening trees throughout Massachusetts. Your help is needed to

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Help spread the word about fall youth programs/jobs/opportunities

BYEN is putting together its Fall 2013 BYEN Youth Opportunities List. Is your organization offering youth (up to the age of 24) any paid or unpaid program, employment, or other opportunities this fall? If so submit information about them and

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Host a “Lunch Brake” at Your Workplace with Bikes Not Bombs

Bikes Not Bombs is launching a new outreach effort! We’re traveling to workplaces for brown-bag lunches – or “Lunch Brakes” – to talk about our work and impact. Lunch Brakes are a great way to introduce your colleagues to Bikes

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Boston Compost Drop-off Pilot Launches

The City of Boston is piloting a residential compost drop-off program at three sites at Boston farmers’ markets—Bowdoin-Geneva (Thursdays), Harvard-Allston (Fridays), and Egleston Square (Saturday). Find out more information at greenovateboston.org/news, and join the Twitter conversation: ‪#‎CompostBos. Help shape the

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Community EE: New Website and Guidelines Ready for Review and Feedback

Community EE Website Community EE is an evolving practice that considers the value of intentional, authentic relationships with communities and environmental outcomes that consider community health and neighborhood wellness. This site was set up to collect your thoughts and feedback

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Celebrate Somerville’s first urban farm: Ribbon Cutting July 30th

On July 30th, at 9:00am, all of Somerville is invited the South Street Farm ribbon cutting to reveal the work of PHA students, the Green Team, and volunteers like Josh Briggs and Anne Vaterlaus. The farm, Somerville’s first urban farm,

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Youth Affordabili(T) Coalition Speak-Out Party w/ MBTA GM: Attend, Table, Volunteer , Donate Prizes

YAC Party & Dinner w/ MBTA GM! Monday, July 15 4:30-7:30pm SEIU 615 – 26 West St, Boston MA 02111 wicked close to Downtown Crossing, Park St, & SL5 This is the culmination of ALL of YAC’s work this year!

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