Special Projects
Are you looking for something a bit different?
Something out of the ordinary?

Well, you've found it here in our special topics section. It's filled with topics that just didn't seem to fit anywhere else, so we gave them their very own section. In it you can find such interesting topics as:


Trail Mix
Trail Mix
— a multimedia collage of photography and first-person commentary that takes pause to fully consider the wonder in the world around us.



Watershed Awareness

Watershed Awareness
Everything you ever wanted to know about watersheds and more!
Earth Day 2003

Earth Day 2003
Learn about the history of Earth Day and how you can get involved!
Behind the Camera

Behind the Camera
Learn about anything from farmers who have been affected by suburban sprawl to different types of mining... all from the producer's perspective!
Black Tide: The Prestige Incident

Black Tide: The Prestige Incident
Learn more about the devastation of the Prestige Oil Spill off the coast of Spain.
Get Energized

Get Energized
Using fossil fuels to generate energy worsens the health of our environment. Get information on the issue and details about solar and wind power.
Acting Locally

Acting Locally
Ordinary people working together to reclaim what should be everyone's birthright, clean air.
Farm to City

Farm to City — Community Supported Agriculture
Learn about an easy way to get local farm fresh fruits and vegetables, even if you don't live near a farm!
2002 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellece

2002 Governor's Award For Environmental Excellence
Meet the winners of the annual awards ceremony and learn how they are working to protect the environment.
Your Butt May Kill

Your Butt May Kill
A fun, yet informative look into the effect that littered cigarette butts have on our environment.
Ready to Roll

Ready to Roll
Have you ever even fancied the thought of driving a car powered by the sun and not by fuel? Meet people who are and the inventors that are making them.

Urban Watersheds

Urban Watersheds
A stunning, new photo-essay by Gerald Cyrus documents the beauty and promises that urban watersheds hold for the people and wildlife that live in them.

Greener Accomodations

Green Hotels
An informative website that helps hotel owners, managers and employees — as well as hotel customers — in ways to keep hotels environmentally-friendly.

Governor's Award for Watershed Stewardship

Governor's Award for Watershed Stewardship
Meet people engaged in safeguarding and enhancing our environment across Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Greenway Sojourn

Pennsylvania Greenway Sojourn
Hear and see how the Fogel family became better connected to each other and to nature by joining the Sojourn.
Recycling Poster Contest

Recyling Poster Contest
The DEP and PA Department of Education have come together to sponsor the annual Recycling Poster Contest and offer children a chance to become involved.
Sustainable Harvest

Sustainable Harvest

Learn ways that you can create a healthier meal for your family that can also help enrich the environment.
Composting

Composting

There is no better time to start composting than in the fall. Learn what to compost, where to start a pile, how to build your own bin, and more!
Learn to Conserve

Learn to Conserve

This site will provide you with everyday tips and advice that can save you both energy and money.
Pedalers' Express II

Pedalers' Express II

Join EFP/GreenWorks Executive Director, Tim Schlitzer on an expedition with five high school students and two adults to cross America by bicycle.
Cook Forest

Cook Forest

Learn more about one of Pennsylvania's old growth Forests.

Building Green

Building Green
Learn about buidings made out of recycled material- from the construction material to the rugs. And meet members of the Green Building Team.

2001 Recycling Poster Contest

2001 Recycling Poster Contest
Meet the winners the 2001 Recycling Poster contest and see their winning artwork.

Forward Drive

Forward Drive
Information on the future of alternate fuel vehicles.

EFP PowerPoint Presentation

EFP PowerPoint Presentation
Find out what the Environmental fund for Pennsylvania actually does through a PowerPoint presentation.

Gardening for Food in the USA

Gardening for Food in the USA
Learn how "Healthy Soil = Healthy Food = Healthy People"™ with The Rodale Institute.

Season of the Bat

Season of the Bat
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about bats!

Echoes Through Penn's Woods

Echoes Through Penn's Woods
Covering the history of Pennsylvania's forest, resources, and industry, and their effects on the environment.

Farming on the Edge

Farming on the Edge
Focuses on the issue of urban sprawl, and loss of farmland.

Eco Exchange

Eco Exchange
Features conversations with leading experts on some of the world's most pressing environmental concerns and conservation efforts.

P2E2

P2E2
Helping companies save money by showing them how to operate more efficiently.
     


GreenWorks.tv Network
In addition to creating and maintaining the GreenWorks.tv website, we also design and host websites for members of the environmental community.

Managing Stormwater

Landsavers
LandSavers is a bi-monthly conservation program produced by Heritage Conservancy and the GreenWorks Media Center that aims to give you ideas and solutions to take action in your own community. .

Greater Philadelphia Commercial Recycling Council

GPCRC
Greater Philadelphia Commercial Recycling Council — An organization helping businesses lead rather than follow.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
A collection of links to videos of the GreenWorks television series that feature real people who are helping in numerous ways to reduce the amount of trash in our wastestream.

Institute for Environmental Studies

Institute for Environmental Studies
Educational site designed by GreenWorks.tv dedicated to enlarging understanding of key scientific, economic, and political issues and to providing new alternatives to global management of environmental resources.

Managing Stormwater

Managing Stormwater: Best Management Practices
This series describes what BMPs are and where each is effective. Armed with this understanding, you can begin to promote BMPs to reduce runoff, improve water quality and encourage infiltration.

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary
Learn about the the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, a regional, non-profit organization that is dedicated to the promotion and conservation of the Delaware Estuary.

Environmental Advisory Councils

Environmental Advisory Council- Acting Locally
Environmental Advisory Councils are appointed volunteers at work protecting the environment in municipalities across Pennsylvania. Check out the exciting work they’re doing, and learn how to start an EAC in your community!

 




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