Pete Salmansohn has been an environmental educator for 30 years and is the award winning author of several children's books, including Project Puffin, and Saving Birds. His work has appeared in the NY Times, Boston Globe, Audubon, Wildlife Conservation, etc. He works for the National Audubon Society, the Hudson Highlands Land Trust, and the Garrison Union Free School in Garrison, NY .
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Monday, January 27, 2020
What Barry Commoner's Four Principles of Ecology Has to Do With China's Coronavirus
My world as a very impressionable kid growing up on Long Island was influenced in the late 1950’s and early ‘60’s by make-believe television heroes and heroines, like Davy Crockett, tough western cowboys like Paladin and Wyatt Earp, and gentler ones, like the characters in the Wizard of OZ who...
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Can Green Kids Save the Earth?
It's been a green autumn here in Putnam County, New York. I've watched with excitement and optimism as bands of passionate eco-moms, sympathetic school principals, and environmental educators have staked out territories for their kids in the woods and wetlands of this rural but sophisticated township. We now have after-school Explorer's Clubs, recycling teams, high school and middle school kids studying the Hudson River, and a beautiful wildlife garden at a local school, in its second year of a construction program, created entirely by volunteers.