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Nature’s Sweetener

“What I like best- and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better then when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called.”  – A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh
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Help Us Continue to Get Kids Outside!

Children are eager to embrace nature… they just need you to make the introduction! Who doesn’t remember a childhood marked by what seemed like an entire summer spent outdoors, tromping through woods, lying back in freshly cut grass, or swimming until dusk?  Statistics show that
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Saving the William Penn Inn

UPDATE: Saved! The William Penn Inn will be preserved and converted into condominiums. Read about the future plans   here! The William Penn Inn has been listed on the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia’s Places to Save  list. Read about the initiative  here. Check ou
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2014 Sandy Drayer Scholarship and Internship Winner

The Sandy Drayer Environmental Scholarship was established in 2004 to honor Sandy Drayer for her more than 20 years of service to the Lower Merion Conservancy and its predecessors, the Lower Merion Preservation Trust and the Lower Merion-Narberth Watershed Association. In 2013, the si
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Clean Streams Challenge

Millions of us depend on clean drinking water from the Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers.  It is the very same water that runs off our landscapes and roadways every time it rains.  Chemicals, heavy metals, and other pollutants found on these surfaces end up in our waterways. Whether it’s
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2014 Silent Auction Preview

Lower Merion Conservancy Gala & Silent Auction Preview Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 6:00-9:00 pm 1320 Huntsman Lane, Gladwyne     Bidding opens at 6:00 pm at the Gala and closes at 8:15 pm   Tasting Room Dinner for 10 at the Exclusive Stephen STARR Events Catering Commissary Work with
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Connecting Students to Our Regional History Through Our Waterways

Beginning in October 2013, 52 fourth -graders began a five-part, watershed and history program in Rolling Hill Park. Four of the classes took place during full-day lessons in Rolling Hill Park, while winter weather lead to holding one class at Green Woods Charter School’s (GWC) new LE
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The Monarch Butterfly

 Add milkweed back into our local landscapes by supporting this year’s  Got Milkweed?  Initiative through a tax-deductible donation that will facilitate the addition of this critical food source to our public gardens. Donate to Got Milkweed? Now!  The survival of Monarch butterflies i
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Got Milkweed?

For 10 years, the Lower Merion Conservancy has been proud to bring you a spring Native Plant Sale. We originally started the sale in hopes that we could inspire our friends, like you, to add a selection of wonderful native plants to your landscape, creating more essential habitat for
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