For Immediate Release: Hundreds of Area Students Impacted by Federal Shutdown and Closure of National Parks

  Accokeek, MD—The federal government shutdown and park closures have resulted in the cancellation or alteration of several local environmental education programs, impacting hundreds of students who normally visit Piscataway Park that spans 5,000 acres across southern Prince George’s and Charles County. Through cooperative agreements with the National Park Service, two local non-profit organizations use…

Ecosystem Farming

by Rebecca Cecere Seward The Ecosystem Farm’s purpose is to be an example of sustainable agriculture in order to grow food and maintain and contribute to the health of the larger ecosystem surrounding it. This may be easily derived from the farm’s name, but it also is a method of land-working that is wholly different from how much of…