Strawtown In The News!

2019 Woman of Distinction Award

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The New York State Assembly honored Laurie Seeman in Albany with a 2019 Woman of Distinction Award for innovation in teaching children in nature, and for ‚Äúmeeting the needs of the environment with steadfast work, wisdom, and compassion.‚ÄĚ Assemblywoman Ellen Jaffee, recognized 10 women from Rockland County, acknowledging that ‚Äúthese women, whose strength, vision, hard work and compassion are lifting up others, strengthening our communities, our economy, and improving our quality of life.”

Water Advocacy Recognized

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Rockland County Times named Laurie Seeman as the Volunteer of the Week. The Times recognized her dedication and inspiration in organizing community aquatic monitoring ‚ÄĒ protecting the American eel, advocating for the protection of water, and for inspiring students and the community to explore the natural world through personal inquiry and an artistic lens, which betters our understanding of the environment and ourselves. Photo Credit: Laurie Seeman

Earth Matters: The Suez Saga and Why You Care

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Few things are more important than protecting our local drinking water supply.  Have you heard what Suez wants to do at Lake DeForest?  Strawtown’s own Laurie Seeman is just one of the local citizens who is questioning what is right for the water.  Want to find out how to quickly get involved and have your voice heard?  Helpful steps are included in this article.



Together, with Laurie’s visionary leadership and support from our friends & sponsors, we are dedicatedly working to expand our program offerings and launch new teacher trainings from our base location at Marydell in Upper Nyack.

Please visit the link below and add your own support to help us attain wider success in teaching more children. Thank you!

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