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  • Letterboxing In State Forests

  • Daytrippers: Vermont Snowmobile Tour

    Daytrippers: Vermont Snowmobile Tour
    Somewhere in the whitened wilderness outside Mount Snow, Vt., as the wind whips through acres of huddled pines, comes the thick drone of a herd of high-powered snowmobiles. It's the only way to go. "It's a totally different experience," said Mark...
  • Illinois' spreading forests build state's economy

     Illinois' spreading forests build state's economy
    — On a remote patch of Livingston County, Jim and Dixie Vogel's 266-acre Hidden Ranch offers a glimpse of a sleeping giant in Illinois' economy. The Vogels are farmers in the Prairie State, where 75 percent of the land is devoted to agricultural...
  • Earth Day celebration coming up on May 3 in Winter Park

    Earth Day celebration coming up on May 3 in Winter Park
    Earth Day in the Park & Arbor Day Tree Giveaway will be held on Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Central Park. Winners of the Winter Park Green School Grants will be awarded at 10:30 a.m. from the main stage.  Founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Presentation On Home Energy Saving Program Coming To Middletown

    On Wednesday, April 9, the Middletown Chapter of AARP will host a presentation on residential energy-saving programs offered through Energize Connecticut. The presentation will be held at 2 p.m. at Saint Pius Church, located at 310 New Field Street in...
  • Winter weather kills more fish this year, experts say

    Winter weather kills more fish this year, experts say
    A couple weeks ago, dead fish started floating up through ice-fishing holes in some of Cook County's smaller lakes and ponds. As ice has melted in recent days , more fish — in some cases, thousands of them — have been appearing. The...
  • Free bus service for some events at Cook County forest preserves

    Free bus service for some events at Cook County forest preserves
    Beginning Saturday, a free bus service will be available to some events at Cook County forest preserves. The Forest Preserve District of Cook County’s Nature Express, a yellow school bus, will debark from the district’s headquarters on Harlem...
  • China's tiger parks under fire from conservationists, animal cruelty experts

    HARBIN, China The tourists piled into the bus, which took them through a series of gates into an enclosed, snow-covered field. Within minutes, the bus modified so that a steel cage covered the windows was surrounded by more than 20 Siberian tigers. A...
  • Feds investigating potential environmental violations in NC State's Hofmann Forest

    RALEIGH, N.C. Two federal agencies are investigating whether the managers of North Carolina State University's massive Hofmann Forest violated the Clean Water Act by illegally draining wetlands. An NCSU foundation is in the midst of selling the 79,000-...
  • Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination

    Nicaragua emerging as prime tourist destination
    GRANADA, Nicaragua — I came to Nicaragua to climb a volcano, to listen to howler monkeys scream in the trees of a rain forest and to walk along a deserted beach, watching the sun flame out at the end of day, turning the sea and sky ablaze. I did...
  • An Effort To Save A Slice Of Coastal Forest

    An Effort To Save A Slice Of Coastal Forest
    Imagine a place a few miles from the shores of Long Island Sound where one can hike from dawn to dusk without leaving its borders. Where a series of high ledges dotted with small caves overlook a vast marsh that attracts thousands of migrating birds...