Monthly Archives: June 2013

Birds of Jerash

Yesterday I traveled to Jerash, a well preserved Roman provincial town that is an hour outside of Amman. I took some great photos there, but these two are my favorites for the birds that showed up unexpectedly. Advertisements

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GWN Meeting

This week I attended a two-day workshop for the Good Water Neighbors (GWN) project that was held at the¬†¬†Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark in the Jordan Valley. GWN currently works with 28 cross-border communities that share water resources, be it a … Continue reading

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A tour of youth “ecofacilities”

One of my tasks at FoEME is to write a report on the “ecofacilities” piloted through the Good Water Neighbors youth project. These facilities serve to showcase water conservation and educate students and other community members. I spent yesterday in … Continue reading

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Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark

This week I traveled with several colleagues to FoEME’s Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark, which was developed as a pilot project to preserve biodiversity, facilitate environmental education and promote sustainable development. Some features of the park include: Walking trails Natural and … Continue reading

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Karak, Dana and Wadi Rum

Weekend #2 in Jordan was a road trip to the Wadi Rum desert. It was my first time renting and driving a car in a foreign country, but it had to be done as there is no easy way to … Continue reading

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