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Temple Ambler

(A badly damaged home in Sea Isle City, NJ after Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: David Madden)

Part 1: Disasters of Our Own Making

Approximately 10,000 Philadelphia residents are living in flood zones. And that number is only within the city limits.

12/06/2012

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Area Gardeners May Soon Find Peat Moss Hard To Come By

As the English government works to protect its sensitive peat bogs, gardeners in the Philadelphia area could be impacted.

10/31/2012

(With the unit's solar panel in the background and its wooden housing in the foreground, Prof. Jonathan Nyquist, center, chats with a reporter at right about the weather-resistant reinstallation of Temple's seismometer.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Temple University Will Reinstall Its Waterlogged Ambler Seismometer

“I go out there, I pop it open, there’s water to the top of the drum. The seismograph is completely under water,” recalls Prof. Jonathan Nyquist.

10/10/2012

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Temple Accounting Students Offer Free Tax Assistance To Low-Income Families

Temple University accounting students are spending their next five Saturdays preparing free tax returns for low-income families.

03/09/2012

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How To Make Your Garden Look Like Hawaii

One of the exhibits at the Phiadelphia Flower Show shows how you can grow a lush Hawaiian-looking garden with plants native to the Philadelphia area.

03/05/2012

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Grow By Taking Gardening Classes

The Philadelphia area has lots of great places to learn about gardening including Longwood Gardens, the Barnes Foundation and a degree program at Temple Ambler.

08/23/2011

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A Bright Idea – Learn More About Bulbs

Just in time for Spring, learn more about bulbs in a lecture Sunday at the Ambler Arboretum called “Bulbs A to Z.”

04/04/2011

(Andy Mead speaking to the corporate kickoff this morning at Stradley Ronon, a center city Philadelphia law firm.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Bike Event For Diabetes Awareness Nears 20th Anniversary

The call is out for corporate bicycle teams to sign up for a major diabetes fundraiser in Philadelphia this coming June.

02/23/2011