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Litigating Newark’s Lead Contamination Crisis

Nancy Marks ‘76 is an environmental lawyer for the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC). In her Log Lunch talk on Friday, she talked about the current lead contamination crisis in Newark, NJ and described NRDC’s work on the issue. She started her talk by asking the audience what… Continue reading »

Bennington Banner: Williams students present ideas for Prospect Mountain

  Williams College students present their recommendations for Prospect Mountain Ski Area in Woodford at the Bennington Free Library on Wednesday. BENNINGTON — Advancing Prospect Mountain Ski Area’s nascent snowmaking effort, installing a solar panel system atop the base lodge, posting mountain conditions more regularly online and expanding the… Continue reading »

So Much Ephing Land: Considering Williams’s Resources

For the final log lunch of the year, Jesus Payan, Emma Levy, Hallie Whitmore, Amber Lee, and Allie Campbell, all in Professor Art’s Environmental Planning Workshop, gave a presentation about the project that they have been working on for the past semester. They were tasked with researching and investigating how… Continue reading »

Berkshire Natural History Conference

The 5th annual Berkshire Natural History conference brought together a community of naturalists, students, scientists, activists, and people of all ages to celebrate the natural beauty of the Berkshires and to encourage its preservation. The conference was sponsored this year by Green Berkshires, Berkshire Community College, Williams College Department of Biology,… Continue reading »