Biology Professor Anne Bower helps preserve large tract of green space in Philadelphia, the Inquirer reports

Anne Bower, associate professor of environmental and conservation biology, was instrumental in getting a  conservation easement for 325 acres of  woods and fields in the city’s Upper Roxborough section, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Dec. 17.  Those involved credited Bower, vice president of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, which owns the land, with “tireless efforts to make the deal happen,” the story said.  For Bower, it was “two years of some of the most intense work I’ve every done in my career,” and included overseeing surveys of plants, animals and water resources.

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