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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...
  • Adlai Stevenson Farm in Lake County gets national landmark status

    Adlai Stevenson Farm in Lake County gets national landmark status
    The Adlai Stevenson Farm received national landmark status Wednesday, a prestigious designation that the former Illinois governor’s family hopes will remind people about the importance of public service and political civility. Located in Mettawa,...
  • New EPA map: High levels of toxicity revealed in LCF, Burbank, Glendale drinking water

    New EPA map: High levels of toxicity revealed in LCF, Burbank, Glendale drinking water
    The California Environmental Protection Agency released a statewide list of census tracts most burdened by pollution and it appears the Burbank, Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge areas have one major source of pollution: high levels of drinking water...
  • New map could refocus state's pollution battles

    New map could refocus state's pollution battles
    The California Environmental Protection Agency has released a statewide list of census tracts most burdened by pollution, providing a first-of-its-kind ranking certain to pressure regulators to clean up neighborhoods with long-standing health risks....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...