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  • Florida Springs Guide: Silver Glen Springs in the Ocala National Forest

    Florida Springs Guide: Silver Glen Springs in the Ocala National Forest
    Silver Glen Springs in the Ocala National Forest Silver Glen Springs is located in the Silver Glen Springs Recreational Area of the Ocala National Forest, about 11 miles south of the town of Salt Springs. From the intersection of State Roads (SR) 19...
  • Florida Springs Guide: Juniper Springs in the Ocala National Forest

    Florida Springs Guide: Juniper Springs in the Ocala National Forest
    Juniper Springs Ocala National Forest Visitor Center 10863 E. Highway 40 Silver Springs, FL 34488 352-625-3147 or 352-236-0288 Located in the Southeastern part of the Ocala National Forest, off Fla. 40, offers a full range of outdoor activities....
  • Madagascar: Home To Lemurs, Baobabs And Other Exotic Marvels

    Madagascar: Home To Lemurs, Baobabs And Other Exotic Marvels
    MADAGASCAR — What's this lemur doing in my lap? Well, not exactly in my lap, but close enough for me to wonder about its next move. I'm in the open dining area of rustic Camp Amoureux near Madagascar's remote Kirindy dry rain-forest reserve,...
  • BGE's unwise attitude about trees

    Two points about The Sun's coverage of tree cutting by Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. ("A bid to trim power outages," Dec. 23). First, I told the management of BGE at a meeting held with them by the Baltimore City Forestry Board in 1987 that their...
  • Virginia Department of Forestry: Companies donate tree seedlings to be planted throughout state

    Virginia Department of Forestry: Companies donate tree seedlings to be planted throughout state
    Two companies are helping Virginia with tree seedlings that will be planted throughout the state, according to the Virginia Department of Forestry. Madison-based Plow and Hearth has donated 110,000 tree seedlings for planting in spring.  Since...
  • Lemur researcher works to save endangered species

    Lemur researcher works to save endangered species
    When researcher Erik Patel hiked into the mountainous rain forest of northeast Madagascar in 2001, he was a doctoral student embarking on a quest for basic scientific knowledge about one of the rarest primates in the world: a snow-white lemur called the...
  • Live Christmas tree: Use a plantable tree indoors for only a few days, then enjoy it for years to come outdoors

    Live Christmas tree: Use a plantable tree indoors for only a few days, then enjoy it for years to come outdoors
    Still haven't selected your tree for the holidays? Prefer to wait and display your tree closer to Christmas? Then you should consider a live Christmas tree, suggests the International Society of Arboriculture in a news release. Live Christmas trees...
  • Roots of pot cultivation in national forests are hard to trace

    Roots of pot cultivation in national forests are hard to trace
    WELDON, Calif. — A few minutes after 4 a.m., agents in camouflage cluster in a dusty field in Kern County. "Movement needs to be slow, deliberate and quiet," the team leader whispers. "Lock and load now." They check their ammunition and assault...
  • How to protect our trees as well as our power lines

    We have to think more creatively about how we protect both trees and power lines ("A bid to trim power outages," Dec. 23). As Jamie Smith Hopkins' article noted, we can no more be asked to choose between trees or power than we can be asked to choose...
  • Spring brush burning: Virginia's burn-after-4 law in effect Feb. 15-April 30

    Spring brush burning: Virginia's burn-after-4 law in effect Feb. 15-April 30
    Virginia's 4 p.m. Burning Law goes into effect Feb. 15 – the start of spring fire season in the state, according to a news release. The law prohibits burning before 4 p.m. each day until April 30, if the fire is in, or within 300 feet of, woodland,...
  • Prison inmate is charged with 10-year-old murder in Hollister

    Prison inmate is charged with 10-year-old murder in Hollister
    FORSYTH, Mo. -- A convicted bank robber is charged with killing a woman from Hollister 10 years ago.  The Taney County prosecuting attorney charged Phillip Dodd, 40, with first-degree murder on Thursday.  Dodd is charged with killing Becky Sutton on...