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July 18, 2019

Lead Community Engagement Coordinator

The Lead Community Engagement Coordinator will assist the Director with the Office of Community Engagement’s objectives to increase service learning and engagement programs, budget decisions, communication, and advocacy efforts.

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July 16, 2019

Refuse Reborn

Trash to Treasure Program Collects Estimated 25 Tons of Recyclable, Reusable Goods.

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July 12, 2019

Financing Urban Tree Canopy Programs

The Environmental Finance Center and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay recently released Financing Urban Tree Canopy Programs: Guidebook for Local Governments in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The guidebook features stories from cities and towns across the Watershed that are implementing cost-saving ideas and revenue-generating approaches to foster thriving community forests.

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July 2, 2019

H. J. Patterson Hall: Where global collaborations happen

The University of Maryland celebrated the 2018-19 academic year as the ”Year of Immigration.” The theme resonated across the university through the first year book, The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen, and through campus programming and events over the past year. During this time, H.J. Patterson’s Global Crossroads Atrium has served as the hub for the international and environmental communities at the university.

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June 24, 2019

Looking For Freshwater In All the Snowy Places

Snowflakes that cover mountains or linger under tree canopies are a vital freshwater resource for over a billion people around the world. To help determine how much freshwater is stored in snow, a team of NASA-funded researchers is creating a computer-based tool that simulates the best way to detect snow and measure its water content from space.

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