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Earth Day 2023 – Invest in Our Planet

Posted about 1 year ago by Meg Raymond
It all started with a book by Rachel Carson.  Silent Spring was originally published in 1962, and became a New York Times bestseller. It raised awareness about the links between […]
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Posted about 2 years ago by kathryn Coker
“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the […]
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National American Indian Heritage Month

Posted about 3 years ago by kathryn Coker
Introduction National American Indian Heritage Month has particular significance to Virginia, home to eleven state recognized American Indian tribes. “State recognition is the formal declaration of recognition to an American […]
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Posted about 3 years ago by kathryn Coker
“Of all the Cherokee origin narratives, the most famous is that which tells the tale of a time when everything was covered by water.” Gregory Smithers “Stories matter. Stories tell […]
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Earth Day 2021

Posted about 3 years ago by Lisa Crisman
“In nature, nothing exists alone.”— Rachel Carson, 1962 Even if a big Earth Day celebration is not happening in RVA, there are events going on virtually. From National Geographic’s Earth […]
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2021 Teen Reading Challenge: Protecting Our Environment

Posted about 3 years ago by Jennifer Deuell
It’s hard to believe it but we are already in our fourth month of the 2021 RPL Teen Writing Challenge. That means, if you’ve been completing one prompt a month, […]
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