NIE 10/21/2014 – No Bait and Switch

        At the end of a fishing trip, it’s not uncommon for anglers to release some straggling minnows, worms or other unused bait into the water or to save and use the bait at another body of … more

NIE 10/14/2014 – In hot water

Scores of lakes, rivers and streams are under attack by aquatic invaders, which are causing environmental and economic harm. Are you unknowingly helping them? These non-native aquatic plants and animals (some are microscopic) have no predators to keep them in … more

NIE 09/30/2014 – Take This Personally

Why did Kaiser Permanente pull antibacterial soaps with triclosan from its 37 hospitals nationwide in 2010 and switch to traditional soaps and alcohol based hand sanitizers? The hospital chain phased out this toxic chemical because of its “precautionary approach” to … more

Newspapers In Education (NIE)

PA Sea Grant provides the content and teacher lesson plans for the Erie Times-News Tuesday "Reconnect with your environment" NIE page. Past pages and lesson plans can be found here.