Soil and water

Even in these high-tech times, farmers still find old-fashioned networks useful.

June 26 — Call it old school networking. They could do it through Zoom, YouTube, Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or many other ways people are using technology to stay connected to each other in 2021. And they do, to some extent. If you’ve ever visited a modern farm, you’ll find that […]

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Space available for summer conservation camps | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo submitted to The Times Observer Campers make blue bird boxes at a summer camp in the Warren County Conservation District. Spaces are still available for the 2021 Warren County Conservation District summer conservation camps. The theme this year for all our summer camps is “Where the wild things are.” “Come and discover the wild […]

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Learn how salt marsh plants can signal carbon sequestration capacity

Coastal wetlands such as seagrass beds, mangroves and salt marshes play a vital role along the coastline, from protecting against storm surges to providing essential habitat for animals to capturing carbon atmospheric. We are still only just beginning to understand the complex workings of these highly productive ecosystems and their role in mitigating the climate […]