Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Tuesday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 5.26.20

House in voting session May 26 & 27 [Call Of House Speaker]
Senate in voting session May 26, 27, 28 [Call Of President Pro Tempore]

Senate, House Republicans Anticipate Action On FY 2020-21 Budget THIS WEEK; Likely To Continue Cutting Environmental Funding  [At A Time Funding Is Needed Most]
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[Posted: May 26, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

Monday, May 25, 2020

Dept. Of Health Reports 15 Additional Deaths From COVID-19 In PA

On May 25, the Department of Health reported 15 more people have died in Pennsylvania from COVID-19 for a total of 5,139 confirmed deaths.
As of 12:00 a.m. May 25, there were 473 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 68,186 in all 67 counties.
There are 334,928 patients who have tested negative to date.  Approximately 5,140 of Pennsylvania’s total positive cases are in health care workers.
Of the patients who have tested positive to date the age breakdown is as follows:
-- Nearly 1 percent are aged 0-4;
-- Nearly 1 percent are aged 5-12;
-- Nearly 2 percent are aged 13-18;
-- Nearly 6 percent percent are aged 19-24;
-- Nearly 37 percent are aged 25-49;
-- 25 percent are aged 50-64; and
-- Nearly 29 percent are aged 65 or older.
Most of the patients hospitalized are aged 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. There have been no pediatric deaths to date. More data is available here.
In nursing and personal care homes, there are 14,690 resident cases of COVID-19, and  2,471 cases among employees, for a total of 17,161 at 594 distinct facilities in 44 counties. Out of our total deaths, 3,379 have occurred in residents from nursing or personal care facilities.  Click Here for a county breakdown.
There is no live briefing scheduled for today.
For the latest information on the coronavirus and precautions to take in Pennsylvania, visit the Department of Health’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage, Follow them on Twitter, or Like them on Facebook.
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[Posted: May 25, 2020]

Alliance For Watershed Education In Delaware River Online, Virtual Education Resources

The Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River Watershed has put together links to a wide variety of online and virtual educational programming students-- from Pre-K to High School-- and adults can enjoy from anywhere.
The programming comes from environmental education organizations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
For more information on programs, initiatives, upcoming events, visit the Alliance for Watershed Education of the Delaware River Watershed website.
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[Posted: May 25, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

Natural Lands Outdoors Online Continues To Connect Students, Adults To Nature

Since launching in April, Outdoors Online has attracted hundreds of participants for a real-time exploration of Natural Lands’ nature preserves and public garden.
Virtual Events
Natural Lands invites attendees to learn about birding, insects, gardening, and more. 
Recently best-selling author Doug Tallamy attracted hundreds of participants who tuned in for an inspiring online presentation about the importance of using native plant species to support our planet’s ecological health. 
Upcoming events feature experts from Natural Lands highlighting the wonders of nature.
Nature At Nine
With years of experience in providing high-quality nature camps for kids, educators at Natural Lands have designed six weeks of educational activities about nature. 
Each week includes five days of activities that revolve around a theme such as the world of trees, wildflowers, dirt, and nature at night. This free, online educational program is designed to help kids learn, craft, play, and get inspired by the outdoors.
Visit the Outdoors Online webpage to learn more about online programs.
For more information on programs, initiatives and upcoming events, visit the Natural Lands website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from Natural Lands and Like them on FacebookClick Here to support their activities.
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[Posted: May 25, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

Monday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 5.25.20

House in voting session May 26 & 27 [Call Of House Speaker]
Senate in voting session May 26, 27, 28 [Call Of President Pro Tempore]

Next Live COVID-19 Briefing Tuesday, May 26, at this time.

May 25 PA Environment Digest Now Available
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[Posted: May 25, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

Sunday, May 24, 2020

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