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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • Darren Aronofsky, Woody Harrelson Produce Midterm Climate Change Spot

    Director Darren Aronofsky and actor Woody Harrelson have teamed up to make a 30-second spot on climate change that will run in key states during primetime and the World Series. The spot -- which warns of climate change deniers, and features an image of...
  • State Awards Manchester Land Trust $600,000 To Preserve Botti Farm

    State Awards Manchester Land Trust $600,000 To Preserve Botti Farm
    MANCHESTER — The state has awarded a local land conservation trust almost $600,000 to preserve a former 62-acre farm. The open space grant of $594,750 will cover 65 percent of the contracted purchase price for the property, known as the Botti Farm....
  • Future planning for special needs - What you need to know

    Future planning for special needs - What you need to know
    The day to day concerns of caring for a child with special needs are profound. Add on the responsibilities of parenting other children and maintaining a happy home, and you end up with little to no time to plan for the future care of your child with...
  • Baltimore's tax sale folly

    Baltimore's tax sale folly
    Baltimore homeowners can lose their property for as little as $250 in unpaid taxes, a threshold far lower than in other cities, according to a new Abell Foundation report. But amazingly, Baltimore City claims this is a benevolent policy that benefits...
  • Hartford Must Join Bike-Friendly Cities

    Hartford Must Join Bike-Friendly Cities
    As Trinity College students from different parts of the country, we care about the environment and its condition. We haven't been around long enough to cause climate change, but we inherited the responsibility to create a solution. That sentiment led us...
  • Keep pressing Congress on climate change: My Word

    Keep pressing Congress on climate change: My Word
    During high tide, saltwater comes up through the drains in the streets of Miami Beach. "Sea level rise is our reality," said the city's mayor. The predictions that Florida would be one of the states most damaged by climate change are already coming...
  • Simmons, Beyer PA House race has personal undertones

    Democrat Michael Beyer was a last-minute entry in the race for Pennsylvania's 131st House District. For Republican incumbent Justin Simmons, that turned what had looked like an unimpeded path to a third term into a pitched battle with the son of the...
  • Tips: Finding the Right Tree for the Right Place

    Tips: Finding the Right Tree for the Right Place
    Fall is an ideal time to plant new trees. The best way to keep trees healthy is by planting the right trees in the right places where they naturally grow best. Homeowners see many benefits to planting trees on their property. Trees provide shade,...
  • Diane Bosak: Connect unemployed with training they need to find jobs

    A sluggish recovery and unfilled jobs are headline issues that must be addressed, and quickly, by those who will lead the commonwealth in 2015. Employers clamor for skilled employees while many Pennsylvanians remain out of work or underemployed after...
  • Schuh, Johnson vie for chance to run Anne Arundel County

    Schuh, Johnson vie for chance to run Anne Arundel County
    The two men who want to be Anne Arundel's next county executive have taken different routes toward that goal. Republican Steve Schuh, a state delegate, has spent 21/2 years setting up a network of volunteers and amassing more than $1 million in campaign...
  • Canton Land Trust Receives Grant For Open Space Purchase

    Canton Land Trust Receives Grant For Open Space Purchase
    CANTON — The Canton Land Conservation Trust has received a $17,500 grant from the state that will help it buy 12.5 vacant acres that are adjacdent to a large parcel of open space it already owns on Ratlum Mountain. That grant was announced by Gov....