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Conservation

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Top Conservation Articles

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Housatonic Valley Association Earns National Recognition

    The Housatonic Valley Association (HVA) is one of just a handful of watershed organizations across the country that has achieved land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance....
  • Jewish early childhood educators gather for conference

    Nancy Goldstein is in her 18th year as director of the Ruth and Edward Taubman Early Childhood Center at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton. As a seasoned early childhood administrator, Goldstein felt the 2014 South Palm Beach County Jewish Early...
  • Argentine farmers see grains surge if next president opens market

    BOLIVAR Argentina (Reuters) - Grains powerhouse Argentina could increase soy, corn and wheat output by as much as a fifth if the president elected next year scraps export quotas, eases taxes and reverses other policies that have slowed investment, farmers...
  • Fly-Fishing Mecca

    Fly-Fishing Mecca
    Fourteen years ago, Jack Gagnon moved from Waterbury to the tiny village of Lakeville, Maine (population 105), near the Canadian border. He went to enjoy the peace and quiet and the trout fishing. But in recent years, he has been making a yearly summer...
  • What the Wilderness Act has taught us

    Fifty years ago Wednesday, Lyndon Johnson strolled out to the Rose Garden, pressed a fountain pen between the fingers of his hefty right hand and signed into law the highest level of protection ever afforded the American landscape. "If future...
  • States are eyeing stiffer ivory laws amid a surge in elephant poaching

    In an effort to stop a recent surge in elephant poaching, states are moving to impose stricter bans on the sale of ivory, building on federal administrative actions taken this year. New York and New Jersey have already taken steps recently to tighten...
  • Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police

    Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police
    David and Susan Herron of Severna Park were having a delightful Labor Day on their 28-foot sailboat until the Chesapeake Bay Bridge got in the way. "Get down!" yelled Susan at her husband as she saw the mast crack against the bridge. The tall aluminum...
  • Florida power utilities fear return of ‘Green Governor' Crist

    MIAMI (Reuters) - When Charlie Crist last governed Florida, his green energy and climate policies made him few friends among the state's powerful electricity corporations. Now, as the Republican-turned Democrat bids to return to the governor's mansion,...
  • Exclusive: From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

    WASHINGTON/SEOUL (Reuters) - Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas. South Korean...
  • Digital entertainment, Uzi, and Mother Earth: Letters

    Digital entertainment If you search YouTube for your favorite album, chances are you will find it. You can play it to your heart's content. But with easily available and free software it can also be downloaded. "Torrent" sites — illegal download...
  • For volleyball advantage, some players join club

    Catonsville junior Amanda Voll will be counted on to lead her volleyball team this season. She was a good player last year, but her marked improvement since then has made her a key player for the Comets. She had lots of help in the nine months since...