At Wordsworth Academy in Fort Washington, the Temple University Ambler Aquaponics Lab and Wordsworth administrators are creating an aquaponics system that provides a unique support system for educational programs and an important connection to sustainability and environmental education.
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The first “Temple Ambler EarthFest Presents” event will be the Ambler Arboretum BioBlitz! The BioBlitz will be held from 12 p.m. Friday, October 6 to 12 p.m. Saturday, October 7 and is free and open to the public.
Through September and October, the Office of Sustainability is hosting a series of Climate Action Plan Town Halls designed to provide students the opportunity to share their thoughts, ideas and visions for a greener Temple University. A Climate Action Town Hall will be held at Temple University Ambler on Thursday, September 21 at 12 p.m. in Bright Hall Room 106.
Designed for novices and experts alike, the Ambler Arboretum BioBlitz on October 6 and 7 will include several programs designed to help participants identify wildlife and plants.
The success of Temple Ambler and the Ambler Arboretum has always been dependent on the support of the campus community and valued friends. That was certainly evident by everyone who visited campus for Temple Ambler in Bloom in September.
While the expectation was that the region would see typically good fall color in mid-October, consistent above average temperatures has pushed back peak season to early November, according to Ambler Arboretum of Temple University Director Kathy Salisbury.
A dedicated group of volunteers worked diligently to make Dilworth Park’s Wintergarden, featuring America’s Garden Capital Maze, a reality and Temple students, faculty and staff have been right there in the thick of it building a winter oasis among the high rises.
With her successful business Gardens on the Go, Tina Sottolano-Cain specializes in indoor and outdoor container gardens for home, office, or “anywhere that someone wants to grow plants.”
Police departments and other branches of law enforcement have provided dedicated support to the Special Olympics since its earliest days. It’s an honor they carry with distinction and pride. On November 10, 10 cadets from the Temple University Municipal Police Academy had the chance to be a part of that tradition during Special Olympics Fall Festival 2017. Temple’s Police Academy training takes place at the Ambler Campus.
Temple University Ambler offers hundreds of non-credit and continuing education programs that cater to almost any interest.