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  • A voyage along Alaska's Inside Passage on the Malaspina ferry

    JUNEAU, Alaska — I'd been told she'd had a little work done. Who can blame her? She was turning 50, and her life had been hard. The miles were starting to show. But after an $8-million update, she was as good as new and ready to celebrate —...
  • Simple changes that won't overwhelm

    Simple changes that won't overwhelm
    Green is everywhere. It's the "new black." It's a mantra heard from the grocery store to the gas pump to the automobile showroom. Given so much advice, where should we start? Our choices may depend on our own personal styles. Some people are more...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • U.S. Forest Service turns to nonprofits for help restoring 2009 Station fire damage

    U.S. Forest Service turns to nonprofits for help restoring 2009 Station fire damage
    With across-the-board federal spending cuts constricting an already tight budget, officials in charge of restoring thousands of acres in the Angeles National Forest left damaged by the 2009 Station fire are turning to nonprofits for help. Although the U....
  • March 23 events: Enjoy Walk in the Forest events, recycle day and rain barrel workshop

    March 23 events: Enjoy Walk in the Forest events, recycle day and rain barrel workshop
    With the beginning of spring comes the beginning of great gardening and home events, including these for Saturday, March 23: Walk in the Forest Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the day at the Virginia Department of Forestry's New Kent Forestry Center...
  • 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,...
  • Endangered Blanding's turtles get new Brookfield Zoo home

    Endangered Blanding's turtles get new Brookfield Zoo home
    Nine female Blanding’s turtles were placed near the shoreline of a pond in a private section of Brookfield Zoo on Tuesday morning. Some required a little help to find their new watery home while others immediately began to shuffle their way into...
  • Group seeks to reclaim city's forests

    Group seeks to reclaim city's forests
    A forest grows in Govans. As traffic rumbles by on busy York Road, cardinals flit about in a shady grove of trees sandwiched between a CVS drugstore and the Govans-Boundary Parish United Methodist Church. In a city where some neighborhoods are...
  • Plague found in squirrel; parts of Angeles National Forest closed

    Plague found in squirrel; parts of Angeles National Forest closed
    Los Angeles County health officials confirmed this week that a trapped ground squirrel tested positive for plague, and as a precaution parts of the Angeles National Forest near Wrightwood have been closed. The areas closed, since 1 p.m. Wednesday,...