Like most of the resourceful, urban educators I have met, Dr. Rachlin sees himself in his students. He enables them to find the treasures buried in the urban landscape - a talent he developed during his young years coming up in the city.
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Last week I assembled a group of nature "do-gooders" at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center in Annapolis MD. And I asked them what difference their well-intended actions really make.
What is now a refuge for mule deer, hawks, bobcats and other wildlife, can quickly turn into a housing development, if $145,000 is not raised by August 17th.
Today in Brooklyn, the Center for the Urban Environment will celebrate its 30th anniversary. There will be a "green tie" gala, locally grown food, an...
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